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Cajamarca Climate & Temperature

  • Cajamarca, Peru is at 7°7'S, 78°28'W, 2621 m (8599 ft). See map.
  • Cajamarca has a humid subtropical mild summer climate that is mild with dry winters, mild rainy summers and moderate seasonality. This climate is usually found in the highlands of some tropical countries. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Cajamarca is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.7 degrees Celsius (56.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Cajamarca Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 22°C (71.6°F) on average falling to 3.3°C (38°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 22°C (71.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 6°C (42.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 21.7°C (71°F) and average low temperatures are 7°C (44.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 21.3°C (70.4°F) during the day and lows of 6.3°C (43.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 715 mm (28.1 inches) which is equivalent to 715 Litres/m² (17.54 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Cajamarca you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Narathiwat, Thailand where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate (Tropical moist forest biome).

Cajamarca Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 13 (55) 14 (56) 15 (58) 14 (57) 14 (57) 15 (59) 14 (57) 14 (57) 14 (57) 14 (56) 13 (55) 14 (57)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 4 (39) 5 (41) 7 (45) 6 (43) 6 (43) 8 (46) 7 (45) 7 (45) 7 (45) 5 (41) 3 (37) 6 (42)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 5 (0) 8 (0) 58 (2) 58 (2) 48 (2) 81 (3) 91 (4) 107 (4) 117 (5) 86 (3) 43 (2) 13 (1) 715 (28)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 2 (6) 9 (30) 9 (29) 8 (27) 11 (35) 13 (42) 17 (60) 17 (55) 14 (47) 9 (29) 4 (13) 115 (32)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 44' 11h 53' 12h 04' 12h 16' 12h 26' 12h 31' 12h 28' 12h 20' 12h 09' 11h 57' 11h 47' 11h 42' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 62.4 70.9 82.1 84.7 76.7 73.7 77 85.3 82.3 70.9 62.6 59.4 74

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