Lima Weather November Averages, Peru

    Lima Weather for November 2021

    What's the Weather like in Lima in November

    Temperature

    November is when temperatures in Lima, Peru continue to warm up with hardly any rainfall and brighter days signalling the arrival of summer. The average temperature in November is 18.7°C with a high of 22.1°C and a low of 16.6°C. It can be much warmer, with the highest recorded average for November a steamy 29°C, although the record low was a chilly 11.1°C. The average sea temperature is a warm 19°C. Check our local weather report for the latest forecast for Lima.

    Rainfall

    The prospect of rain is very low for Lima in November and it is not unusual for there to be none at all for the month. There is a three per cent chance of rain, with an average rainfall of only 0.1mm/0.004 inches in November. Any shower is likely to be very light and very brief.

    Sunshine Hours

    Lima in November can expect an average of four hours of sunshine a day, a total of 120 for the month. The chances of cloud are much lower than in October, at 67 per cent per cent. Daylight hours remain fairly constant over the month, with 12 hours and 32 minutes on November 1 and 12 hours and 47 minutes on November 31. Sunrise is at 5.35am and sunset at 6.08pm on November 1 and sunrise on November 30 is 5.32am and sunset at 6.20pm. The average relative humidity for November in Lima is 82.1 per cent.

    Wind

    The wind speeds remain virtually the same in Lima in November with a daily average of 8.8mph, varying by only 0.1mph. The wind comes from a southerly direction for the entire month.

    Dress Code

    Only a pessimist should pack a waterproof, as rainfall is very rare and often non-existent in Lima in November. You will still need a jacket or cardigan for some evenings, but otherwise it's summer clothing all the way. Check the 14-day forecast for Lima before heading to the airport.

    Lima Hotels in November

    Casa Republica Barranco

    The Barranco district is a trendy and bohemian alternative to the bright lights of Miraflores and the Casa Republica Barranco is a boutique hotel in a beautiful 1920's mansion that combines high quality with good value. It sits in a quiet street but is close to all the bars and restaurants you will need. There's a bar and restaurant, free WIFI and 24-hour reception and room service.

    Hotel Ferre

    The Hotel Ferre is as close to the ocean as you can get in Lima's Miraflores district. It combines traditional and modern, with Peruvian décor combining with a more modern look and is popular with both business and holiday travellers. There is a restaurant with Pacific views, a bar, small gym and many of the bright, well equipped rooms also look out over the ocean. All the delights of Miraflores are right on the doorstep.

    Jose Antonio

    You get a choice of three Miraflores destinations with the Jose Antonio group: a deluxe upmarket hotel, a mid-range alternative or apartments geared towards business travellers, all in Miraflores. The mid-range Jose Antonio is a good choice, with a great restaurant, a huge, comfortable bar, a gym, outdoor pool and terrace and free WIFI. You will get a good night's sleep too thanks to excellent soundproofing.            

    Qorianka Hotel

    The Qorianka Hotel is away from the tourist hubbub in the Lince district, five minutes from the historic centre of Lima, the business district of San Isidro and bustling Miraflores. The hotel is mid-range and has 65 comfortable and spacious room and a restaurant and bar with panoramic city views serving great Peruvian food, snacks and light bites with a full range of drinks.

    Bars and Restaurants

    El Restaurant

    Hotel B is a boutique hotel in a colonial mansion in Barranco that is often praised as one of Lima's best. But even if you don't stay there its lovely restaurant is worth a visit. The wine list is huge and their in-house sommelier will help you make choices to go with the mix of classic Peruvian and modern Mediterranean dishes on the menu. Alternatively, just pop in for a drink and savour the period atmosphere at the wood panelled bar.

    El Chinito

    This is another of Lima's iconic eateries, serving sandwiches made of fried or roasted pork with a Chinese twist in the busy centre of Lima for more than 50 years. Known as a 'sangucheria' El Chinito has earned such a reputation for its chicharrón or chanchito asado sandwiches that it has expanded in recent years, adding more branches across Lima. Stick with the atmospheric original and if you like what they serve you can now get them delivered to your hotel.

    Isolina

    Dishes such as cocina criolla are home-cooking staples and it's still rare to find them on restaurant menus. But Isolina owner Jose Del Castillo has made it into a thriving business at his wood-panelled Barranco restaurant, which attracts large groups of locals for long lunches and dinners. Try the tortillas de sesos, a Spanish-style omelette with calf brains or sangrecita, which is seasoned and fried chicken blood.

    Sibaris Resto Bar

    The regulars at the snug and buzzing Sibaris restobar are representative of this trendy neighbourhood. The bar serves local craft beers, wines and a range of cocktails and there is also a tempting menu of snacks and light bites to soak up the alcohol. These include dishes such as lentils with caramelized pork, fried bananas, beef tartare with crunchy bread and thin crust pizzas with a range of toppings.

    Things to do in Lima in November

    Gaze at the stars

    Lima's Planetarium is the grandly-named Museo Planetario y Observatorio del Morro Solar and when the skies are not cloudy it offers visitors the chance to gaze into the heavens and learn about stars, planets and our solar system. There's a museum too with antique and modern stargazing devices, photos and other items, plus some stunning audio-visual displays.

    Mini Mundo

    The tiny city of Mini Mundo in Jesus Maria will appeal to children, with its recreation of Lima's most famous buildings and other famous Peruvian sights in strikingly accurate miniature replicas. This mini city contains more than 150 architectural models, including 1200 tiny residents and more than 400 vehicles driving around the streets. The grandest examples include the entire central square of Plaza de Armas and Lima's airport.

    Visit a Pena

    If you want an authentic Lima experience, a visit to one of the city's many peñas will provide it. These small bars, often tucked away behind closed doors, serve pisco sours and other drinks against a noisy backdrop of traditional Creole music, sung to the accompaniment of guitars and a percussion instrument called a cajón. Try Brisas del Titicaca in central Lima, Peña del Carajo in Barranco or ask your hotel concierge for a recommendation.

    Lima at night

    Take time for a leisurely stroll around Lima at night, when the city is cooler and ablaze with lights. Stroll on the boardwalk, visit the historical centre, where all the buildings are spectacularly lit, or head for the ancient ruins of Huaca Pucllana which look completely different after dark. Stop off at a cosy bar or two and don't forget Miraflores, which is a sea of lights. Take care not to stray into quiet side roads away from the main street. You can even take a look at the night tours in Lima. 

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