September weather forecast
Machu Picchu, Peru

The staircase landscape illusion overlooking the vast mountain ranges in Machu Picchu, Peru, serving as a great wonder of the world
The staircase landscape illusion overlooking the vast mountain ranges in Machu Picchu, Peru, serving as a great wonder of the world

Weather in September

September, the first month of the spring in Machu Picchu, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 26°C (78.8°F) and 11°C (51.8°F).

Temperature

September, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Machu Picchu, during September, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 44mm (1.73") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Machu Picchu, there are 108 rainfall days, and 904mm (35.59") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in September is 12h and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:54 and sunset at 17:46. On the last day of September, in Machu Picchu, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 17:46 -05.

Sunshine

In September, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In September, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Machu Picchu?

Warmest months are September, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

What is the temperature in September in Machu Picchu?

In Machu Picchu, Peru, in September, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

How much does it rain in Machu Picchu in September?

In Machu Picchu, in September, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 44mm (1.73") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Machu Picchu have in September?

In Machu Picchu, the average day length in September is 12h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in September in Machu Picchu?

In September, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:54 and sunset at 17:46. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 17:46 -05.

How many hours of sunshine does Machu Picchu have in September?

The average sunshine duration in September in Machu Picchu is 7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Machu Picchu?

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in September in Machu Picchu?

The average daily maximum UV index in September in Machu Picchu is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average high temperature
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in September
Machu Picchu, Peru

Average temperature in September - Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Average high temperature in September: 26°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September, November and December (26°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in September: 11°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, November and December (13°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (9°C).

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Average rainfall in September
Machu Picchu, Peru

Average rainfall in September - Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Average rainfall in September: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (151mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in September
Machu Picchu, Peru

Average rainfall days in September - Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in September: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (20 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June and July (2 days).

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Average daylight in September /
Average sunshine in September
Machu Picchu, Peru

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Average daylight in September: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in September: 7h

The months with the most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average UV index in September
Machu Picchu, Peru

Average UV index in September - Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Average UV index in September: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).

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