Climate of Peru. The climate on the coast is subtropical with very little rainfall. The Andes mountains observe a cool-to-cold climate with rainy summers and very dry winter. The eastern lowlands present an Equatorial climate with hot weather and rain distributed all year long.
The Peruvian coat of arms includes the vicuña, the quina tree (cinchona) and a cornucopia of gold. The colors represent:: Red represents the blood that was spilled for the fight for independence, and white represents peace and bravery.