Chile climate guide

Temperature in Chile (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Chile (Santiago)26
25°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Chile (Santiago)25
23°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Chile (Santiago)23
19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Chile (Santiago)19
16°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Chile (Santiago)16
13°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Chile (Santiago)13
13°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Chile (Santiago)13
14°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Chile (Santiago)14
16°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Chile (Santiago)16
20°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Chile (Santiago)20
23°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Chile (Santiago)23
25°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Chile (Santiago)25
Min temperature (night-time)
14°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Chile (Santiago)14
14°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Chile (Santiago)14
12°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Chile (Santiago)12
9°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Chile (Santiago)9
6°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Chile (Santiago)6
4°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Chile (Santiago)4
3°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Chile (Santiago)3
4°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Chile (Santiago)4
5°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Chile (Santiago)5
8°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Chile (Santiago)8
11°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Chile (Santiago)11
13°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Chile (Santiago)13

Sunshine & Daylight in Chile

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
11 hours of sunshine per day (75% of daylight hours) in January in Chile11
10 hours of sunshine per day (74% of daylight hours) in February in Chile10
9 hours of sunshine per day (71% of daylight hours) in March in Chile9
7 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in April in Chile7
4 hours of sunshine per day (41% of daylight hours) in May in Chile4
4 hours of sunshine per day (37% of daylight hours) in June in Chile4
4 hours of sunshine per day (40% of daylight hours) in July in Chile4
5 hours of sunshine per day (44% of daylight hours) in August in Chile5
6 hours of sunshine per day (49% of daylight hours) in September in Chile6
7 hours of sunshine per day (56% of daylight hours) in October in Chile7
9 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in November in Chile9
10 hours of sunshine per day (73% of daylight hours) in December in Chile10
Daily hours of daylight
14 hours of daylight per day in January in Chile (Santiago)14
13 hours of daylight per day in February in Chile (Santiago)13
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Chile (Santiago)12
11 hours of daylight per day in April in Chile (Santiago)11
10 hours of daylight per day in May in Chile (Santiago)10
10 hours of daylight per day in June in Chile (Santiago)10
10 hours of daylight per day in July in Chile (Santiago)10
11 hours of daylight per day in August in Chile (Santiago)11
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Chile (Santiago)12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in Chile (Santiago)13
14 hours of daylight per day in November in Chile (Santiago)14
14 hours of daylight per day in December in Chile (Santiago)14

Rainfall in Chile

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
4 days with some rainfall in January in Chile (Santiago)4
4 days with some rainfall in February in Chile (Santiago)4
4 days with some rainfall in March in Chile (Santiago)4
3 days with some rainfall in April in Chile (Santiago)3
3 days with some rainfall in May in Chile (Santiago)3
3 days with some rainfall in June in Chile (Santiago)3
4 days with some rainfall in July in Chile (Santiago)4
3 days with some rainfall in August in Chile (Santiago)3
4 days with some rainfall in September in Chile (Santiago)4
3 days with some rainfall in October in Chile (Santiago)3
3 days with some rainfall in November in Chile (Santiago)3
4 days with some rainfall in December in Chile (Santiago)4
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
1 mm monthly rainfall in January in Chile (Santiago)1
2 mm monthly rainfall in February in Chile (Santiago)2
4 mm monthly rainfall in March in Chile (Santiago)4
15 mm monthly rainfall in April in Chile (Santiago)15
35 mm monthly rainfall in May in Chile (Santiago)35
86 mm monthly rainfall in June in Chile (Santiago)86
92 mm monthly rainfall in July in Chile (Santiago)92
72 mm monthly rainfall in August in Chile (Santiago)72
32 mm monthly rainfall in September in Chile (Santiago)32
21 mm monthly rainfall in October in Chile (Santiago)21
11 mm monthly rainfall in November in Chile (Santiago)11
2 mm monthly rainfall in December in Chile (Santiago)2

More climate for Chile

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Chile (Santiago)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Chile (Santiago)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in March in Chile (Santiago)10
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in April in Chile (Santiago)6
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Chile (Santiago)4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in June in Chile (Santiago)3
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in July in Chile (Santiago)3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in August in Chile (Santiago)4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in September in Chile (Santiago)6
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in October in Chile (Santiago)9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in November in Chile (Santiago)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Chile (Santiago)11
Heat & Humidity
Moderate heat & humidity in January in Chile (Santiago)M
Moderate heat & humidity in February in Chile (Santiago)M
Low heat & humidity in March in Chile (Santiago)L
No heat & humidity in April in Chile (Santiago)0
No heat & humidity in May in Chile (Santiago)0
No heat & humidity in June in Chile (Santiago)0
No heat & humidity in July in Chile (Santiago)0
No heat & humidity in August in Chile (Santiago)0
No heat & humidity in September in Chile (Santiago)0
No heat & humidity in October in Chile (Santiago)0
No heat & humidity in November in Chile (Santiago)0
Low heat & humidity in December in Chile (Santiago)L

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Chile, represented by Santiago, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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