Salcantay
An adventure through the path of the Sun

Annual weather and forecast

  PlaceJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
WeatherCusco
Salcantay 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
Salcantay Trail
59ºC
41ºF
59ºC
43ºF
61ºC
43ºF
64ºC
43ºF
64ºC
37ºF
64ºC
32ºF
63ºC
32ºF
63ºC
32ºF
64ºC
37ºF
66ºC
41ºF
66ºC
41ºF
64ºC
43ºF
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
Salcantay 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

This Trek is generally open from April to September, the period corresponding to the best season. Depending on the year, this period can be shortened or lengthened. As you can see, this period is perfect and, even if nights are cool, the weather is nice and sometimes very nice.

Current weather and forecast for Cusco and Aguas Calientes

Current weather (04:10 am) at Cusco
Partly cloudy Temperature: 54˚ F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Relative humidity: 67 %
Presure: 1028 mb
Wind: 9 mph
Current weather (03:10 pm) at Machu Picchu
Partly cloudy Temperature: 57˚ F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Relative humidity: 47 %
Presure: 1035 mb
Wind: 9 mph
Forecast for Cusco
Tue 23
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 56˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 6 mph
Wed 24
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 57˚F
Conditions: Patchy light drizzle
Wind: 8 mph
Thu 25
12:00 pm
Temperature: 46˚F | 55˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 4 mph
Fri 26
12:00 pm
Temperature: 45˚F | 56˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 5 mph
Sat 27
12:00 pm
Temperature: 45˚F | 58˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 7 mph
Forecast for Machu Picchu
Tue 23
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 60˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 8 mph
Wed 24
12:00 pm
Temperature: 47˚F | 58˚F
Conditions: Patchy light drizzle
Wind: 7 mph
Thu 25
12:00 pm
Temperature: 46˚F | 57˚F
Conditions: Patchy light rain
Wind: 6 mph
Fri 26
12:00 pm
Temperature: 44˚F | 60˚F
Conditions: Patchy rain possible
Wind: 7 mph
Sat 27
12:00 pm
Temperature: 45˚F | 67˚F
Conditions: Partly cloudy
Wind: 10 mph

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