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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Llusco Peru

The climate in Llusco is comfortable and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 31°F to 72°F and is rarely below 27°F or above 80°F.

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

Climate in Llusco

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

Average Temperature in Llusco

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

Average High and Low Temperature in Llusco

Average High and Low Temperature in LluscoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJul 767°FJul 767°FNov 1572°FNov 1572°F31°F31°F44°F44°F43°F43°F32°F32°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 Llusco

Average Hourly Temperature in LluscoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldcoldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablevery cold
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.

Banderas del Águila, Mexico (3,470 miles away) and Cherán, Mexico (3,108 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Llusco (view comparison).

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Clouds

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

The clearer part of the year in Llusco begins around May 1 and lasts for 4.6 months, ending around September 21. On July 22, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 66% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 34% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 21 and lasts for 7.4 months, ending around May 1. On January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 90% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 10% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Llusco

Cloud Cover Categories in LluscoclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2266%Jul 2266%Jan 1610%Jan 1610%May 138%May 138%Sep 2138%Sep 2138%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 Llusco varies significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 4.3 months, from November 19 to March 29, with a greater than 25% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 49% on January 15.

The drier season lasts 7.7 months, from March 29 to November 19. The smallest chance of a wet day is 1% on June 7.

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 49% on January 15.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Llusco

Daily Chance of Precipitation in LluscowetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 1549%Jan 1549%Jun 71%Jun 71%Jan 144%Jan 144%Nov 1925%Nov 1925%Mar 2925%Mar 2925%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. Llusco experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 7.0 months, from September 25 to April 24, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around January 22, with an average total accumulation of 3.4 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 5.0 months, from April 24 to September 25. The least rain falls around June 4, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Llusco

Average Monthly Rainfall in LluscorainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in6 in6 in7 in7 inJan 223.4 inJan 223.4 inJun 40.1 inJun 40.1 inJul 310.1 inJul 310.1 inSep 250.5 inSep 250.5 inApr 240.5 inApr 240.5 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 Llusco varies over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is June 20, with 11 hours, 17 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 12 hours, 59 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Llusco

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 5:09 AM on November 21, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 5 minutes later at 6:14 AM on July 8. The earliest sunset is at 5:26 PM on June 1, and the latest sunset is 58 minutes later at 6:24 PM on January 21.

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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Llusco

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in LluscoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMNov 215:09 AMNov 215:09 AM6:24 PMJan 216:24 PMJan 21Jun 15:26 PMJun 15:26 PM6:14 AMJul 86:14 AMJul 8daySolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
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 Llusco

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 Llusco, 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 Llusco

Humidity Comfort Levels in LluscoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%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 Llusco experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.7 months, from June 10 to November 1, with average wind speeds of more than 5.1 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is September 14, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.0 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.3 months, from November 1 to June 10. The calmest day of the year is March 26, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.3 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Llusco

Average Wind Speed in LluscowindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mph7 mph7 mph8 mph8 mph9 mph9 mph10 mph10 mph11 mph11 mphSep 146.0 mphSep 146.0 mphMar 264.3 mphMar 264.3 mphJun 105.1 mphJun 105.1 mphNov 15.1 mphNov 15.1 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 Llusco varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the west for 3.4 weeks, from May 13 to June 6, with a peak percentage of 43% on May 30. The wind is most often from the north for 11 months, from June 6 to May 13, with a peak percentage of 44% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Llusco

Wind Direction in LluscoNWNJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestnorthsoutheast
northeastsouthwest
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 Llusco 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 Llusco for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid April to mid June and from mid July to late November, with a peak score in the last week of August.

Tourism Score in Llusco

Tourism Score in Lluscobest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810103.73.72.52.53.63.6NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudsclouds 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 Llusco for hot-weather activities is from mid October to late November, with a peak score in the third week of November.

Beach/Pool Score in Llusco

Beach/Pool Score in LluscoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810101.31.30.50.5NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudsclouds beach/pool score
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).

The growing season in Llusco typically lasts for 8.0 months (241 days), from around September 7 to around May 7, rarely starting before August 17 or after October 10, and rarely ending before April 7 or after May 31.

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

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Lluscogrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Sep 750%Sep 750%May 750%May 790%Oct 1090%Oct 1090%Apr 790%Apr 710%Aug 1710%Aug 1710%May 3110%May 310%Jul 120%Jul 12Jan 18100%Jan 18100%NowNowvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarm
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.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Llusco should appear around July 21, only rarely appearing before July 17 or after July 26.

Growing Degree Days in Llusco

Growing Degree Days in LluscoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°FJul 2190°FJul 2190°FNov 25900°FNov 25900°FJun 302,200°FJun 302,200°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 2.4 months, from October 5 to December 18, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.4 kWh. The brightest day of the year is November 13, with an average of 6.7 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from April 9 to July 15, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.7 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 14, with an average of 5.4 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Llusco

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in LluscobrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhNov 136.7 kWhNov 136.7 kWhJun 145.4 kWhJun 145.4 kWhOct 56.4 kWhOct 56.4 kWhApr 95.7 kWhApr 95.7 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 Llusco are -14.331 deg latitude, -72.115 deg longitude, and 11,539 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Llusco contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,238 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 11,443 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (5,184 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,066 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Llusco is covered by shrubs (38%), cropland (34%), and grassland (18%), within 10 miles by grassland (37%) and shrubs (34%), and within 50 miles by grassland (38%) and shrubs (32%).

Data Sources

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

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Llusco.

At a distance of 91 kilometers from Llusco, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Llusco according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

Other Data

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.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . 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.

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.