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Best time to visit Puerto Maldonado, Peru

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The best time to visit Puerto Maldonado is June-September

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, June-September is the best time to go to Puerto Maldonado.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Puerto Maldonado can rise to a maximum of 36℃ (97℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Puerto Maldonado is around 16℃ (61℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Puerto Maldonado when the days are longest, you should visit in August. The wet season in Puerto Maldonado falls around February, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in July instead.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Puerto Maldonado are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

October

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

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Puerto Maldonado seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Puerto Maldonado

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 Puerto Maldonado 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.

Puerto Maldonado 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 Puerto Maldonado 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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MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Puerto Maldonado in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 238mm (9") over 28 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Puerto Maldonado in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 239mm (9") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Puerto Maldonado in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 166mm (7") over 26 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Puerto Maldonado in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Puerto Maldonado in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 17 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Puerto Maldonado in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Puerto Maldonado in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Puerto Maldonado in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Puerto Maldonado in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.

Puerto Maldonado in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 115mm (5") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Puerto Maldonado in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 160mm (6") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Puerto Maldonado in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 229mm (9") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Maldonado in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Puerto Maldonado is usually October, where temperatures tend to rise to around 35℃ (95℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Puerto Maldonado is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Puerto Maldonado is generally around February, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of February too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Puerto Maldonado, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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