Climate in Elqui Valley, Chile

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.
* Data from nearest weather station: La Serena (Coquimbo Region), Chile (31 KM).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

Average min and max temperatures in La Serena, Chile   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

Average monthly sunhours in La Serena, Chile   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in La Serena, Chile   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average rainy days (rain/snow) in La Serena, Chile   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

Average relative humidity in La Serena, Chile   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

What is the best time of year to go to Elqui Valley in Chile

The best travel time to visit the Elqui Valley depends on what you want to do. Are you coming for nature and vineyards or would you like to see the stars?

The Elqui Valley is one of the best places in the world to look at the stars. To see the most beautiful starry sky it is best to visit the valley around the new moon.

You can visit the valley and the surrounding area all year round. Yet you have higher temperatures in summer. We recommend visiting the Elqui Valley from December to March.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of January, February, March and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • Elqui Valley has dry periods in January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December.
  • The warmest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 22°C (71°F).
  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 15°C (45°F).
  • June is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
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