Inca Trail
An adventure through the path of the Sun

Annual weather and forecast

  PlaceJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
WeatherCusco
Inca Trail
Machu Picchu
Day/night temp.
(in ºF)
Cusco
66ºC
45ºF
66ºC
45ºF
66ºC
43ºF
68ºC
41ºF
68ºC
37ºF
66ºC
34ºF
66ºC
32ºF
68ºC
36ºF
68ºC
39ºF
70ºC
43ºF
70ºC
43ºF
70ºC
45ºF
Inca Trail
64ºC
45ºF
64ºC
46ºF
66ºC
46ºF
66ºC
45ºF
66ºC
39ºF
66ºC
34ºF
66ºC
32ºF
66ºC
37ºF
66ºC
41ºF
66ºC
43ºF
66ºC
41ºF
66ºC
45ºF
Machu Picchu
70ºC
52ºF
70ºC
52ºF
70ºC
50ºF
68ºC
48ºF
68ºC
46ºF
68ºC
46ºF
68ºC
46ºF
68ºC
48ºF
68ºC
48ºF
68ºC
48ºF
68ºC
48ºF
70ºC
50ºF
Rain
(in inches)
Cusco
6.3
5.2
4.3
1.7
0.4
0.1
0.2
0.3
0.9
1.9
3.1
4.7
Inca Trail
5.6
4.5
4.0
1.6
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.8
1.9
2.6
4.2
Machu Picchu
16.9
14.3
11.7
4.8
0.9
0.2
0.4
0.8
2.1
4.7
8.6
12.5
Months to avoid
Possible months
Ideal months

Conclusions

As you can see, there is not a perfect time (sunny, warm and dry months). You have to compromise according to your desires, if the rain bothers you more or if you are sensitive to cold.

Howerver, we can say that (from the worst to the best time of year):

Current weather and forecast for Cusco and Aguas Calientes

Current weather (06:10 pm) at Cusco
Partly cloudy Temperature: 57˚ F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Relative humidity: 55 %
Presure: 1029 mb
Wind: 8 mph
Current weather (02:10 pm) at Machu Picchu
Clear Temperature: 63˚ F
Conditions: Clear
Relative humidity: 39 %
Presure: 1030 mb
Wind: 12 mph
Forecast for Cusco
Wed 17
12:00 pm
Temperature: 48˚F | 63˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 9 mph
Thu 18
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 61˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 8 mph
Fri 19
12:00 pm
Temperature: 46˚F | 62˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 7 mph
Sat 20
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 62˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 8 mph
Sun 21
12:00 pm
Temperature: 46˚F | 61˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 8 mph
Forecast for Machu Picchu
Wed 17
12:00 pm
Temperature: 46˚F | 72˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 10 mph
Thu 18
12:00 pm
Temperature: 48˚F | 70˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 10 mph
Fri 19
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 70˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 9 mph
Sat 20
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 72˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 10 mph
Sun 21
12:00 pm
Temperature: 51˚F | 71˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 10 mph

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