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Best time to visit La Paz, Bolivia

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The best time to visit La Paz is May-June

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit La Paz? Look no further! May-June is the best time to go to La Paz due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 13℃ (56℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 14℃ (58℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather in the winter, especially around July, can reach a minimum of -1℃ (31℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting La Paz, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in November are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in La Paz usually falls during the months surrounding January each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to La Paz, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

November

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

November

La Paz seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in La Paz as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. La Paz is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in La Paz

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in La Paz for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

La Paz climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in La Paz for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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La Paz in January

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 185mm (7") over 30 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


La Paz in February

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 179mm (7") over 27 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


La Paz in March

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 133mm (5") over 28 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


La Paz in April

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 25 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


La Paz in May

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in May, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


La Paz in June

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in June, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


La Paz in July

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in July, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


La Paz in August

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in August, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


La Paz in September

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 20 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in September, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.

La Paz in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 25 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


La Paz in November

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 26 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


La Paz in December

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 184mm (7") over 29 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to La Paz in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in La Paz is usually November, where temperatures tend to rise to around 13℃ (56℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in La Paz is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in La Paz is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting La Paz, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in November are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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