Lima Peru Weather
Lima Peru weather is very mild, the atmosphere is very humid throughout the year. Lima has a subtropical and desert climate. Winter days are usually foggy and misty, the average temperatures during winter (April - December) range from 12 °C (54 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F).
During summertime (January - March), the daily maximum temperature averages around 29 °C (84 °F) with a daily minimum temperature around 19 °C (66 °F).
During 'El Niño' phenomenon (temperature fluctuations in surface waters of the tropical Eastern Pacific Ocean), the Lima weather gets severe changes. The water temperatures along the coast get much warmer, that causes the temperatures to rise by several degrees.
Humidity is very high, mainly in the mornings, however from January to April, days are sunnier and less humid. From May til October you can expect cloudy, humid, and mild days. Rainfall is very low and it has a big impact on water supply in the city, Garúa (rain extremely thin and fine) is the most you get.
All these weather changes arise from the combination of semi-permanent coastal upwelling and the presence of the cold Humboldt Current just offshore.
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Lima Related Info
City Tour Lima
Lima will impress you with its Pre-Inca pyramids surrounding the city, beautiful beaches, good museums, an active nightlife, fun bars, great restaurants, and the charisma of its people.
Lima Peru Airport
The Lima Peru Airport is the main Airport in the country. It is located in Callao, 11 kilometers from Lima City Centre.
Callao Peru is regarded by many people as a seaside suburb of Lima, in fact, it is certainly a city but can not avoid being overshadowed by its proximity to the capital of Peru, Lima.
The Capital of Peru
Founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535, the capital of Peru, Lima, lies along the banks of the Rimac River. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this "city of Kings" has rapidly transformed into a cosmopolitan melting pot, rich with a variety of cultures while maintaining its Peruvian heritage.
Weather in Lima is very mild, there is very little rainfall throughout the year. Some people in the Peru Capital, never used an umbrella in their lives.
Typical peruvian souvenirs, alpaca (sweaters, ponchos, rugs, coats and blankets), jewelery, handcrafts, inca art, etc. Find it in Lima shopping centres and markets.
Lima Peru Hotels
Lima Peru hotels satisfy any exquisite taste and any high demand, it is highly reccommended to make a research before booking.
Lima Main Districts
Miraflores Lima Peru is now a thriving district, safe and very important in Lima, for their great commercial movement, culture and tourism.
San Isidro Peru is one of the most beautiful, traditional and historic districts of Lima., it has a huge amount of green areas. The Olivar Park has several olive trees planted for more than four centuries and was declared a National Monument in 1959.
Barranco Peru is a pleasing Lima suburb whose character remains, where the city has lost much of its own. It's the heart of the bohemian section of the city. Sitting on the sea, it feels like a small, separate town.
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