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La Paz vs Cuzco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Cuzco, Peru is approximately 522 km or 324 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Cuzco bearing 130° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 129° or SE .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Cuzco has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Cuzco is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.5 °C (8.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0 °C (0°F) more in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 173 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 173 l/m² (4.25 US gal/ft²) or 1,730,000 l/ha (184,948 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 58 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 0h 09' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in La Paz than in Cuzco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for La Paz relative to Cuzco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cuzco vs La Paz.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -44 (-2) -23 (-1) -42 (-2) -18 (-1) +5 (+0) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) +20 (+1) -18 (-1) -35 (-1) -24 (-1) -173 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -18) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -33) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -30) -7 ( -23)   -50 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 17' +1h 07' -0h 40' -1h 30' -0h 30' +0h 24' -0h 40' -0h 36' -0h 12' -0h 34' -0h 48' +0h 54'   -0h 09'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.5 -2.3 -3 -3 -3 -2.9 -3 -3 -2.9 -2.2 +2.5 +3   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +7 +5 +5 -3 -3 +5 +2 +5 +10 +8 +5   +4.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3.1 (-6) -4.8 (-9) -4.4 (-8) -2.3 (-4) -3 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -1.4 (-3) -1.6 (-3) -3.7 (-7) -3 (-5)

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