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La Paz vs Lima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Lima, Peru is approximately 1,085 km or 674 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Lima bearing 118.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 116.3° or ESE .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Lima has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual average temperature is 12.2 °C (21.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 557.6 mm (22 in) more which is equivalent to 557.6 l/m² (13.68 US gal/ft²) or 5,576,000 l/ha (596,111 US gal/ac) more. About 88 1/8 as much.
  • There are 818 more hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 2h 13' more per day or about 1 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in La Paz than in Lima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.3°C (31.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -10 (-19) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -15 (-28) -14 (-26) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -14 (-24) -15 (-27) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +115 (+5) +110 (+4) +66 (+3) +26 (+1) +14 (+1) +2 (+0) +5 (+0) +11 (+0) +41 (+2) +29 (+1) +44 (+2) +96 (+4) +558 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +13 (+46) +7 (+23) +2 (+7) -7 ( -23) -14 ( -47) -16 ( -52) -17 ( -55) -12 ( -40) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) +11 (+35)   -20 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 17' -0h 38' -3h 00' -1h 38' +2h 56' +6h 28' +6h 34' +6h 01' +4h 56' +3h 07' +1h 34' +0h 36'   +2h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 16' -0h 14' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.9 -3.2 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.4 -2.8 +3.9 +4.5   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -11 -14 -20 -36 -45 -38 -42 -34 -27 -26 -21   -27.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17 (-31) -16.9 (-30) -16.8 (-30) -16.8 (-30) -19.5 (-35) -21.1 (-38) -18.7 (-34) -18.5 (-33) -16.3 (-29) -14 (-25) -14.8 (-27) -16.6 (-30) -17.3 (-31)

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