Salcantay
Weather Forecast, Peru

 

Days 0-3 Salcantay Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Tue morning, min -11°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Tue afternoon, light winds from the W by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Salcantay Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Fri morning, min -11°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Salcantay Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Tue morning, min -9°C on Mon afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
30 WNW30
35 WNW35
25 WNW25
15 WNW15
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
25 W25
10 W10
10 NW10
15 W15
10 NW10
15 N15
10 WNW10
15 NW15
20 NW20
20 NW20
20 NW20
25 NW25
25 NW25
25 NW25
25 WNW25
25 WNW25
20 W20
20 W20
20 WSW20
10 WSW10
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 2 - 1 3 - 1 8 1 2 6 1 14 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -10 -9 -10 -9 -9 -10 -8 -8 -9 -7 -8 -9 -7 -7 -8
Low °C
-9 -10 -10 -10 -10 -11 -9 -10 -11 -9 -10 -11 -10 -10 -11 -10 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -8 -9 -9 -8 -8 -8
Chill °C
-18 -19 -19 -16 -17 -17 -16 -18 -16 -14 -16 -13 -17 -14 -16 -17 -17 -17 -16 -16 -17 -15 -16 -17 -14 -14 -13
Freezing level m
4800 4850 4550 4750 4900 4600 4900 4950 4600 4950 5000 4600 4650 4750 4450 4800 4900 4500 4950 5050 4550 5050 5150 4600 5150 5200 4800
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
6:01 - - 6:01 - - 6:00 - - 5:58 - - 5:58 - - 5:58 - - 5:58 - - 5:56 - - 5:56 - -
Sunset
- 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Salcantay at the specific elevation of 6271 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Salcantay. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Peru.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Cuzco-Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport
68 km ESE
3249m alt.
3 hours ago
18.5° C
State of sky unchanged.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 990).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Cuzc / elazco Astete Airport
69 km ESE
3249m alt.
2 hours ago
19° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
15
Light winds from the W.(Wind varies from 190 to 350 degs)
(15 kph at 260).
Low: few
Mid: broken
Andahuayla Airport
94 km SW
3548m alt.
2 hours ago
12° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Ayacuch / oronel FAP Alfredo Mendívil Duarte Airport
180 km WSW
2749m alt.
2 hours ago
23° C
clear
-
13
Light winds from the NW.(Wind varies from 290 to 350 degs)
(13 kph at 320).
Low: few
Mid: few
Ayacucho-Coronel FAP Alfredo Mendívil Duarte Airport
180 km WSW
2749m alt.
3 hours ago
21.8° C
State of sky unchanged.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 990).
30 km
Mid: scattered

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Salcantay and within an acceptable time window.

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