Chile: Weather, Best time to go, 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.

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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 Our opinion View Details
tolerable to perfect* Chile in january
tolerable to perfect* Chile in february
bad to perfect* Chile in march
very bad to perfect* Chile in april
very bad to perfect* Chile in may
very bad to perfect* Chile in june
very bad to perfect* Chile in july
very bad to perfect* Chile in august
very bad to perfect* Chile in september
very bad to perfect* Chile in october
very bad to perfect* Chile in november
very bad to perfect* Chile in december

When to go to Chile by city

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.



Climate and Weather in Chile

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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..


Map of Chile

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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


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.

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