February weather forecast

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Weather in February

February continues the weather patterns seen in January across Peru's diverse regions, with slight variations.

On the coastal plain, where cities like Lima and Trujillo are located, February is typically the hottest month of the year. Average temperatures can reach up to 30°C (86°F) during the day, creating optimal conditions for beach activities and coastal exploration. Rainfall is minimal, making the coastal climate predominantly dry during this month.

In the Andean highlands, cities such as Cusco and Arequipa continue to experience the wet season. Rainfall remains high in February, with precipitation levels similar to those of January, averaging 160mm (6.3"). Temperatures during the day fluctuate between 10°C (50°F) and 18°C (64.4°F), and can drop close to freezing at night, particularly in the higher altitudes. The persistent rainfall can sometimes result in landslides, affecting travel plans in this region.

Over in the Amazon rainforest, February is one of the wettest months of the year for cities like Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado. Rainfall often exceeds 300mm (11.81"), contributing to high humidity levels. Despite the heavy rains, temperatures remain high, typically surpassing 30°C (86°F).

Comparatively, February's weather patterns across all three regions remain relatively consistent with January. Moving forward to March, there's a gradual decrease in rainfall in the Andean and Amazon regions, while temperatures start to drop slightly on the coast.

  • Lima - February »
    The month with the most rainfall in Lima, Peru, is February, when the rain falls for 5.1 days and typically aggregates up to 4mm (0.16") of precipitation. On the first day of February in Lima sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 18:40.
  • Arequipa - February »
    February stands out as Arequipa's coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 15.2°C (59.4°F) and a low-temperature of 10.7°C (51.3°F). The most humid month in Arequipa is February, with an average relative humidity of 81%.
  • Cusco - February »
    In Cusco during February, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 134mm (5.28") of precipitation. Carrying over similar weather patterns from January, Cusco in February continues to experience relatively cooler temperatures and heavy precipitation.
  • Trujillo - February »
    The months with the most sunshine in Trujillo are January, February, April, May, November and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine. In Trujillo in February, the average water temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).
  • Chiclayo - February »
    Chiclayo's temperature records reveal February as the warmest month, marked by average highs of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and lows of 23°C (73.4°F). February is the month with the warmest seawater in Chiclayo, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F).
  • Iquitos - February »
    In Iquitos during February, the rain falls for 24.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 161mm (6.34") of precipitation. On the first day of February in Iquitos sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 18:14.
  • Callao - February »
    On the first day of February in Callao sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:40. February, recognised by an average high temperature of 25.1°C (77.2°F) and a low of 21.6°C (70.9°F), is Callao's warmest month.
  • Pucallpa - February »
    On the last day of February, in Pucallpa, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 18:18 -05. In February, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Pucallpa are 31.5°C (88.7°F) and 21.2°C (70.2°F) respectively.
  • Tacna - February »
    On the first day of February in Tacna sunrise is at 05:27 and sunset at 18:21. January and February, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Tacna, Peru.
  • Chimbote - February »
    As the year progresses into February, Chimbote, Peru experiences a nominal decrease in its humidity level, providing slightly drier conditions as compared to January. February is the least humid month in Chimbote with an average relative humidity of 77%.
  • Ica - February »
    In Ica during February, the rain falls for 20.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 29mm (1.14") of precipitation. In Ica, Peru, in February, it is raining for 20.3 days, with typically 29mm (1.14") of accumulated precipitation.


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