All data are in degrees Fahrenheit


Water temperature in Lima

Detailed information about the current water temperature in Lima. The trend over the last two weeks, daily averages, and precise forecast of the water temperature changes. Gain a deeper understanding of seasonal dynamics with monthly statistical analyses covering recent years.
Sea temperature in Lima now



May 18, 11:05











Day Length:

11 h. 32 min.

Lima in May







Sea water temperature in Lima today

As of now, in Lima, the water temperature is 63.8°F. Swimming in water of this temperature is generally concidered to be cool, and most people won't really enjoy it. Today's reading is 1.6°F lower than the average recorded on this particular day in recent years. The sea temperature remains approximately unchanged from yesterday. According to the forecast, we expect the temperature to stay about the same.

Recent sea temperature and forecast

Today's water temperature is slightly lower than the average registered over the last two weeks, indicating a slight cooling trend. It also falls within the range of the average temperature recorded for this date, suggesting a consistent weather trend. The maximum temperature recorded for this date was 68.6°F on 2014, while the historical minimum was 61.4°F on 2022.

Over the last two weeks, the water temperature has stayed slightly lower than historical averages for those days. Over the next week, the forecast shows a steady trend, with temperatures staying close to the average of 63.9°F. Both minimum and maximum temperatures expected to be close to the average, offering a week of stable water conditions.

Daily water temperature in Lima

Date Current Year

actual* / forecast**

last year 10 years average
May 4 66.0°F 69.0°F 66.4°F
May 5 65.8°F 68.8°F 66.2°F
May 6 65.7°F 68.5°F 66.0°F
May 7 64.9°F 68.1°F 65.5°F
May 8 64.6°F 67.9°F 65.6°F
May 9 64.2°F 67.7°F 65.6°F
May 10 64.1°F 67.4°F 65.3°F
May 11 64.3°F 67.2°F 65.5°F
May 12 64.5°F 67.0°F 65.7°F
May 13 64.3°F 66.9°F 65.5°F
May 14 64.3°F 68.6°F 65.5°F
May 15 64.4°F 68.6°F 65.3°F
May 16 64.1°F 68.9°F 65.2°F
May 17 63.9°F 68.5°F 65.2°F
May 18 63.8°F 68.1°F 65.4°F
May 19 63.8°F 68.0°F 65.4°F
May 20 63.9°F 68.1°F 65.6°F
May 21 64.1°F 68.2°F 65.8°F
May 22 64.0°F 68.2°F 65.6°F
May 23 63.8°F 68.0°F 65.5°F
May 24 63.8°F 67.8°F 65.5°F
May 25 63.8°F 68.5°F 65.4°F

* actual - actual temperature values

** forecast - projected values for the next week

Real-time coastal temperatures could deviate by several degrees from the provided readings. These deviations often become evident following intense rainfall or strong winds.

Our forecasting methodology leverages a mathematical model, that uses current water and weather conditions, historical records, wind intensity and direction.

Sea water temperature in Lima by month

In an average year, Lima offers no days when the water temperature is warm enough to swim comfortably.
The warmest water in Lima was recorded on April 7, 2023, reaching a 75.3°F. While the coldest temperature occurred on October 26, 2021, dipping to 58.7°F. The average readings by season are 68.1°F in Winter, 67.7°F in Spring, 63.3°F in Summer, and 61.8°F in Autumn.