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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Cayara Peru

The climate in Cayara is comfortable and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 40°F to 68°F and is rarely below 36°F or above 73°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Cayara for warm-weather activities are from late April to mid June and from early July to late November.

Climate in Cayara

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Cayara weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

Average Temperature in Cayara

The temperature in Cayara varies so little throughout the year that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss hot and cold seasons.

Average High and Low Temperature in Cayara

Average High and Low Temperature in CayaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJul 1764°FJul 1764°FNov 1368°FNov 1368°F40°F40°F44°F44°FOct 1167°FOct 1167°FJun 464°FJun 464°F44°F44°F45°F45°F42°F42°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Cayara

Average Hourly Temperature in CayaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldcoldcoldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablevery coldcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Inverness, California, United States (4,785 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Cayara (view comparison).

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Clouds

In Cayara, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Cayara begins around April 27 and lasts for 4.8 months, ending around September 21. On August 3, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 58% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 42% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 21 and lasts for 7.2 months, ending around April 27. On February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 88% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 12% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Cayara

Cloud Cover Categories in CayaraclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 358%Aug 358%Feb 2112%Feb 2112%Apr 2734%Apr 2734%Sep 2135%Sep 2135%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Cayara varies significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 4.1 months, from November 25 to March 28, with a greater than 19% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 37% on January 28.

The drier season lasts 7.9 months, from March 28 to November 25. The smallest chance of a wet day is 2% on July 21.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 37% on January 28.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Cayara

Daily Chance of Precipitation in CayarawetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 2837%Jan 2837%Jul 212%Jul 212%Jan 128%Jan 128%Mar 2819%Mar 2819%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Cayara experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 6.8 months, from September 24 to April 17, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around February 7, with an average total accumulation of 2.4 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 5.2 months, from April 17 to September 24. The least rain falls around June 13, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Cayara

Average Monthly Rainfall in CayararainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 inFeb 72.4 inFeb 72.4 inJun 130.1 inJun 130.1 inSep 240.5 inSep 240.5 inApr 170.5 inApr 170.5 in
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Cayara varies over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is June 20, with 11 hours, 19 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 12 hours, 57 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Cayara

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:17 AM on November 21, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 3 minutes later at 6:20 AM on July 11. The earliest sunset is at 5:34 PM on May 31, and the latest sunset is 57 minutes later at 6:31 PM on January 21.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Cayara during 2021.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Cayara

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in CayaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMNov 215:17 AMNov 215:17 AM6:31 PMJan 216:31 PMJan 21May 315:34 PMMay 315:34 PM6:20 AMJul 116:20 AMJul 11daySolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Cayara

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Cayara, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Cayara

Humidity Comfort Levels in CayaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jul 30%Jul 30%NowNowdrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Cayara experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from July 3 to October 14, with average wind speeds of more than 5.3 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is August 17, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.0 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 8.6 months, from October 14 to July 3. The calmest day of the year is December 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.5 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Cayara

Average Wind Speed in CayarawindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mph7 mph7 mph8 mph8 mph9 mph9 mph10 mph10 mph11 mph11 mphAug 176.0 mphAug 176.0 mphDec 24.5 mphDec 24.5 mphJul 35.3 mphJul 35.3 mphOct 145.3 mphOct 145.3 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Cayara is from the north throughout the year.

Wind Direction in Cayara

Wind Direction in CayaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNownorthsoutheastwest
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The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Cayara throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Cayara for general outdoor tourist activities are from late April to mid June and from early July to late November, with a peak score in the last week of August.

Tourism Score in Cayara

Tourism Score in Cayarabest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810103.73.72.72.7NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Cayara for hot-weather activities is from late October to late November, with a peak score in the second week of November.

Beach/Pool Score in Cayara

Beach/Pool Score in CayaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810100.70.70.10.1NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures in Cayara are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Cayara

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Cayaragrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%90%Jul 2690%Jul 2690%Jun 2390%Jun 2386%Jul 1186%Jul 11Feb 4100%Feb 4100%NowNowvery coldcoldcoolcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Growing Degree Days in Cayara

Growing Degree Days in CayaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F200°F200°F400°F400°F600°F600°F800°F800°F1,000°F1,000°F1,200°F1,200°F1,400°F1,400°F1,600°F1,600°F1,800°F1,800°FJul 2690°FJul 2690°FJun 301,689°FJun 301,689°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.0 months, from October 10 to December 9, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.2 kWh. The brightest day of the year is November 13, with an average of 6.4 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.3 months, from May 3 to July 12, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.5 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 14, with an average of 5.2 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Cayara

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in CayarabrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhNov 136.4 kWhNov 136.4 kWhJun 145.2 kWhJun 145.2 kWhMay 35.5 kWhMay 35.5 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Cayara are -13.795 deg latitude, -73.989 deg longitude, and 10,469 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Cayara contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 6,332 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 10,955 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,336 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (12,969 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Cayara is covered by cropland (51%), shrubs (27%), and trees (13%), within 10 miles by shrubs (49%) and cropland (24%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (48%) and grassland (19%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Cayara, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Cayara is further than 200 kilometers from the nearest reliable weather station, so the weather-related data on this page were taken entirely from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

The temperature and dew point estimates are corrected for the difference between the reference elevation of the MERRA-2 grid cell and the elevation of Cayara, according to the International Standard Atmosphere .

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.