Temperatures are mild on the coast (20 to 27°) and In the mountains (20°) throughout the year. They are higher in the interior plain (32° all year round). Rainfall is very low on the coast (less than 100 mm per year), moderate in the mountains and abundant in the interior plain.
The coast (west of Peru)
The coast has a dry climate with two seasons (summer and winter).
Summer (December to April)
Temperatures are mild (24 to 28°) and rainfall is very low (less than 100 mm) or nonexistent. Sunshine is moderate (five to seven hours a day).
Winter (May to November)
Temperatures are mild (20°) and rainfall is nonexistent. The sun shines only one or two hours per day because a thick fog is continuously present.
The central mountains
The mountains located in the center of Peru have a temperate tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.
Rainy season (November to April)
Temperatures are mild during the daytime (20° between 2 500 and 3 000 meters), but they are low at night. Rainfall is moderate.
Dry season (May to October)
Temperatures reach 20° between 2 500 and 3 000 meters (they are low at night). The rains are very low or nonexistent. Sunshine is high.
The interior plain (east of Peru)
The interior plain has a tropical climate with a long rainy season and a short dry season. Rainfall ranges from 1700 mm per year to 2900 mm per year.
Rainy season (September to May)
Temperatures are high (32°) and rainfall is abundant.
Dry season (June to August)
Temperatures are high (32°) and rainfall is moderate. Southern cold winds sometimes cause a sharp drop in temperatures for several days.
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