Climate and average weather in Chile
Chile is a vast country. From north to south it is approximately 4,300 kilometers so the climate varies in this country. In the north of Chile you will find a desert climate, there is little rainfall. In some places there is even no rain and if there is rain it falls in the months of January and February. A Mediterranean climate prevails in central Chile, making it an ideal climate for grapes.There is a maritime climate in southern Chile. It rains a lot here and it gets very cold in winter. In summer it stays fresh and the wind blows throughout the year.
In Chile the seasons are reversed from that in the Northern Hemisphere. Therefore, Chilean Ski Resorts should be visited during the months of June to August. Santiago and Middle Chile are best visited from September to November.
Interested in more detailed information on the Weather and Climate in Chile?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Islands of Chile
Regions in Chile
Popular places in Chile
Select a city to see its average temperature, precipitation and hours of sunshine over the year.
- Elqui Valley
- Hanga Roa
- La Ensenada
- La Serena
- Licán Ray
- Los Ángeles
- Puerto Aisén
- Puerto Fuy
- Puerto Montt
- Puerto Natales
- Puerto Varas