Best time to go to Chile for a perfect weather and where to go?

Get the perfect time to visit Chile from average weather conditions in many locations like Puerto Montt or Arica, on this page.

When is the best time to go to Chile?

When is the best time to go to Chile? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Chile, the weather is at least tolerable in January and February
  • The best months to go to Santiago are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Santiago are January, February, March and December, and the coldest month of the year is July
  • June is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Easter island, Valparaiso, Arica, Iquique, San Antonio, Antofagasta, Calama, Copiapó, Hacienda La Calera, La Ligua, La Serena, Lampa, Melipilla, Ovalle, Quillota, Quilpué, Taltal, Tocopilla and Viña del Mar, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Easter island are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Chile for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 11°C to 29°C
13%
February 10°C to 29°C
16%
March 8°C to 27°C
16%
April 5°C to 26°C
21%
May 1°C to 25°C
31%
June -3°C to 23°C
35%
July -4°C to 23°C
34%
August -2°C to 21°C
37%
September -1°C to 21°C
27%
October 2°C to 23°C
24%
November 5°C to 26°C
19%
December 9°C to 28°C
18%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Chile by cities

Santiago

Best time to go to Santiago

The best months to go to Santiago are january, february, march, april, may, september, october, november and december.

Easter island

Best time to go to Easter island

The best months to go to Easter island are january, february, march, april, may, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Valparaiso

Best time to go to Valparaiso

The best months to go to Valparaiso are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Arica

Best time to go to Arica

The best months to go to Arica are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Chiloe Island

Best time to go to Chiloe Island

The best months to go to Chiloe Island are january, february and march.

Iquique

Best time to go to Iquique

The best months to go to Iquique are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


Other cities and places in Chile

See full list of cities

Tours and organised trips in Chile


Climate and Weather in Chile

This content will be available soon.

Chile: Fuerza Chile!


Temperatures and rainfall in Chile

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Chile and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Santiago, Easter island, Valparaiso, Arica and Chiloe Island, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

30°C
20°C
29°C
19°C
29°C
16°C
25°C
15°C
20°C
12°C
16°C
9°C
15°C
7°C
17°C
11°C
21°C
9°C
23°C
12°C
26°C
16°C
28°C
19°C
2% 1% 1% 3% 12% 17% 14% 16% 10% 8% 3% 3%
27°C
25°C
28°C
26°C
28°C
26°C
27°C
25°C
25°C
24°C
24°C
23°C
23°C
22°C
22°C
21°C
21°C
20°C
22°C
20°C
24°C
22°C
25°C
23°C
38% 29% 47% 43% 39% 44% 36% 35% 34% 30% 41% 35%
25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 24°C
25°C
20°C
25°C
19°C
25°C
18°C
23°C
19°C
21°C
17°C
19°C
15°C
18°C
13°C
18°C
15°C
19°C
14°C
20°C
14°C
22°C
16°C
23°C
18°C
0% 1% 1% 4% 11% 18% 14% 16% 6% 6% 3% 1%
18°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 17°C
28°C
23°C
29°C
24°C
28°C
23°C
27°C
22°C
27°C
20°C
26°C
18°C
25°C
16°C
23°C
16°C
24°C
16°C
25°C
17°C
25°C
19°C
27°C
21°C
10% 13% 5% 2% 0% 0% 1% 3% 0% 1% 2% 6%
22°C 22°C 21°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 18°C 20°C
20°C
14°C
20°C
14°C
19°C
13°C
16°C
13°C
13°C
11°C
11°C
10°C
11°C
9°C
11°C
9°C
12°C
9°C
14°C
9°C
16°C
11°C
18°C
13°C
40% 43% 47% 54% 67% 67% 66% 73% 65% 55% 51% 52%
28°C
23°C
28°C
24°C
28°C
23°C
27°C
21°C
26°C
21°C
26°C
19°C
25°C
17°C
23°C
18°C
23°C
17°C
24°C
18°C
25°C
20°C
26°C
21°C
2% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
23°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 22°C
16°C
6°C
15°C
5°C
14°C
3°C
10°C
1°C
5°C
-2°C
2°C
-7°C
1°C
-8°C
2°C
-6°C
4°C
-6°C
6°C
-3°C
9°C
1°C
13°C
4°C
23% 19% 8% 11% 25% 27% 27% 31% 25% 18% 16% 14%
26°C
14°C
25°C
13°C
23°C
10°C
18°C
11°C
13°C
7°C
9°C
5°C
8°C
3°C
10°C
5°C
14°C
5°C
17°C
6°C
20°C
9°C
23°C
12°C
23% 30% 27% 40% 53% 61% 58% 65% 50% 48% 40% 33%
22°C
15°C
21°C
14°C
20°C
13°C
17°C
13°C
14°C
11°C
12°C
10°C
11°C
9°C
12°C
9°C
13°C
8°C
15°C
9°C
17°C
11°C
19°C
13°C
30% 36% 36% 48% 63% 68% 63% 72% 55% 54% 44% 43%
14°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 14°C
15°C
9°C
15°C
9°C
13°C
8°C
10°C
7°C
7°C
4°C
5°C
3°C
4°C
2°C
6°C
3°C
9°C
4°C
11°C
5°C
12°C
6°C
14°C
7°C
55% 49% 55% 58% 55% 61% 53% 53% 46% 44% 53% 57%
14°C
10°C
14°C
10°C
13°C
9°C
11°C
9°C
9°C
7°C
7°C
6°C
7°C
5°C
7°C
5°C
8°C
5°C
10°C
6°C
12°C
7°C
13°C
8°C
56% 47% 52% 48% 47% 48% 44% 44% 36% 40% 46% 45%
10°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 9°C
25°C
20°C
25°C
20°C
25°C
19°C
23°C
16°C
21°C
15°C
19°C
12°C
18°C
11°C
18°C
12°C
18°C
14°C
19°C
15°C
21°C
17°C
23°C
19°C
0% 1% 1% 4% 13% 20% 17% 19% 7% 6% 3% 1%
18°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 17°C
23°C
14°C
23°C
14°C
23°C
12°C
21°C
9°C
17°C
8°C
16°C
7°C
15°C
6°C
17°C
6°C
20°C
9°C
22°C
10°C
23°C
12°C
24°C
13°C
21% 27% 6% 2% 2% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5%
20°C
16°C
20°C
16°C
19°C
15°C
17°C
13°C
14°C
12°C
12°C
10°C
12°C
9°C
11°C
9°C
12°C
9°C
14°C
11°C
16°C
13°C
18°C
14°C
27% 37% 38% 50% 63% 66% 66% 73% 60% 52% 44% 47%

Where to go in Chile?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Santiago30°C29°C29°C25°C20°C16°C15°C17°C21°C23°C26°C28°C
Easter island27°C28°C28°C27°C25°C24°C23°C22°C21°C22°C24°C25°C
Valparaiso25°C25°C25°C23°C21°C19°C18°C18°C19°C20°C22°C23°C
Arica28°C29°C28°C27°C27°C26°C25°C23°C24°C25°C25°C27°C
Chiloe Island20°C20°C19°C16°C13°C11°C11°C11°C12°C14°C16°C18°C
Iquique28°C28°C28°C27°C26°C26°C25°C23°C23°C24°C25°C26°C
Portillo16°C15°C14°C10°C5°C2°C1°C2°C4°C6°C9°C13°C
Pucón26°C25°C23°C18°C13°C9°C8°C10°C14°C17°C20°C23°C
Puerto Montt22°C21°C20°C17°C14°C12°C11°C12°C13°C15°C17°C19°C
Puerto Natales15°C15°C13°C10°C7°C5°C4°C6°C9°C11°C12°C14°C
Punta Arenas14°C14°C13°C11°C9°C7°C7°C7°C8°C10°C12°C13°C
San Antonio25°C25°C25°C23°C21°C19°C18°C18°C18°C19°C21°C23°C
San Pedro de Atacama (Atacama Desert)23°C23°C23°C21°C17°C16°C15°C17°C20°C22°C23°C24°C
Ancud20°C20°C19°C17°C14°C12°C12°C11°C12°C14°C16°C18°C
Antofagasta26°C26°C26°C25°C24°C23°C22°C21°C22°C22°C23°C24°C
Arauco27°C26°C25°C22°C18°C16°C15°C15°C17°C18°C21°C24°C
Calama25°C24°C24°C23°C21°C20°C19°C21°C23°C24°C25°C25°C
Calbuco22°C21°C19°C17°C14°C12°C11°C12°C13°C15°C17°C19°C
Carahue26°C25°C23°C20°C15°C12°C12°C13°C16°C18°C20°C23°C
Castro20°C20°C18°C16°C13°C11°C11°C11°C12°C14°C16°C18°C

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather


Chile: get the best price!


Finding flights. Thank you for waiting.

Find a flight to Chile:


Map of Chile

Click over cities for information about the weather.

Chargement en cours
Legend: cities in Chile

About Chile

What can I do in Chile?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Recommended for you:

Is this weather information for Chile reliable?

Climate data for Chile has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Chile allows us to determine the average for each month in Santiago, Easter island, Valparaiso, Arica, Chiloe Island, Iquique, Portillo, Pucón, and 51 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Change units: