Inca Trail
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Annual weather and forecast

  PlaceJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
WeatherCusco
Inca Trail
Machu Picchu
Day/night temp.
(in ºF)
Cusco
66ºF
45ºF
66ºF
45ºF
66ºF
43ºF
68ºF
41ºF
68ºF
37ºF
66ºF
34ºF
66ºF
32ºF
68ºF
36ºF
68ºF
39ºF
70ºF
43ºF
70ºF
43ºF
70ºF
45ºF
Inca Trail
64ºF
45ºF
64ºF
46ºF
66ºF
46ºF
66ºF
45ºF
66ºF
39ºF
66ºF
34ºF
66ºF
32ºF
66ºF
37ºF
66ºF
41ºF
66ºF
43ºF
66ºF
41ºF
66ºF
45ºF
Machu Picchu
70ºF
52ºF
70ºF
52ºF
70ºF
50ºF
68ºF
48ºF
68ºF
46ºF
68ºF
46ºF
68ºF
46ºF
68ºF
48ºF
68ºF
48ºF
68ºF
48ºF
68ºF
48ºF
70ºF
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

Cusco - Current weather ( 4:00 pm)
Shower In Vicinity Temperature: 59˚ F
Conditions: Shower In Vicinity
Relative humidity: 55 %
Pressure: 1030 mb
Wind: 6 mph
Machu Picchu - Current weather ( 3:00 pm)
Patches Of Fog Temperature: 54˚ F
Conditions: Patches Of Fog
Relative humidity: 67 %
Pressure: 1034 mb
Wind: 14 mph
Forecast for Cusco
Mon 18
12:00 pm
Temperature: 42˚F | 59˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 7 mph
Tue 19
12:00 pm
Temperature: 44˚F | 59˚F
Conditions: Patchy light rain
Wind: 5 mph
Wed 20
12:00 pm
Temperature: 44˚F | 58˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 4 mph
Thu 21
12:00 pm
Temperature: 44˚F | 55˚F
Conditions: Patchy light drizzle
Wind: 7 mph
Fri 22
12:00 pm
Temperature: 42˚F | 60˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 4 mph
Forecast for Machu Picchu
Mon 18
12:00 pm
Temperature: 44˚F | 62˚F
Conditions: Patchy light drizzle
Wind: 5 mph
Tue 19
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 67˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 8 mph
Wed 20
12:00 pm
Temperature: 46˚F | 64˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 9 mph
Thu 21
12:00 pm
Temperature: 44˚F | 65˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 9 mph
Fri 22
12:00 pm
Temperature: 45˚F | 64˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 9 mph

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