11 to 26°C
3403 hours
sunshine per day
151 mm
324 days
41 days
0 days

Climate of Chile

Chile has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Chile is 37° degrees and there is about 59 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 316 days a year with an average humidity of 45% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 11°C and 26°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 2°C and 12°C
  • Rain: it rains 41 days and there is a total of approximately 151 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3403 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 11°C and 26°C
Warmest month: 26°C in January
Coldest month: 11°C in July
Night temperature: between 2°C and 12°C
Dry days: 324 days
Days with rain: 41 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 151 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3403 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Chile.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Chile.

Climate table of Chile

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Chile. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Chile might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 78 78 75 69 61 55 52 56 60 65 71 75
Night temp. (°F) 53 53 51 46 43 39 36 38 40 43 47 51
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 0 0 0 1 9 17 9 10 6 4 2 1
Days with rain 1 1 2 3 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 1
Dry days 30 27 29 27 26 24 25 25 25 28 28 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 5 5

Best time to visit Chile

To go to Chile, the best time to visit is January through April and October through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Chile, January is the warmest month with 78°F and the most cold month is 52°F in July.

Climate of Chile by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Chile? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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