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Iquitos Climate & Temperature

  • Iquitos, Peru is at 3°47'S, 73°17'W, 126 m (413 ft). See map.
  • Iquitos has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Iquitos is situated in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 26.6 degrees Celsius (79.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Iquitos Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2878.3 mm (113.3 inches) which is equivalent to 2878.3 Litres/m² (70.6 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Iquitos you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mersing, Malaysia where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Tropical moist forest biome).

Iquitos Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 31 (88) 32 (89) 32 (90) 32 (89) 32 (89) 32 (89) 32 (89) 32 (89) 32 (89) 31 (88) 31 (87) 30 (87) 31 (89)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (79) 26 (79) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (80) 26 (79) 26 (79) 27 (80)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (69) 21 (70) 21 (71) 22 (71) 22 (72) 23 (74) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (71) 21 (70) 22 (71)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 182 (7) 165 (6) 189 (7) 242 (10) 260 (10) 282 (11) 279 (11) 227 (9) 279 (11) 310 (12) 274 (11) 190 (7) 2878 (113)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 55' 11h 59' 12h 05' 12h 12' 12h 17' 12h 19' 12h 18' 12h 14' 12h 08' 12h 01' 11h 56' 11h 54' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 65.8 74.2 85.3 82 73.4 70.3 73.7 82.6 85.5 74.2 65.9 62.8 74.6

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