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December Rainfall Precipitation in Chile

In Chile in December precipitation ranges from almost none in Atacama Desert with 0.3 mm of rainfall to heavy in Chaitén with 351 mm of rainfall. December is a summer month in Chile.

Where and how much does it rain in Chile in December?

Find the average total precipitation in December for the most popular destinations in Chile on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend heavy rainfall high moderate low almost none
Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does Chile receive in December?
  • In Santiago, December typically sees a modest rainfall of about 18 mm. For those who prefer drier conditions, this month is ideal.

  • What is the wettest city in December in Chile?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Chaitén with an average precipitation of 351 mm.

  • What is the driest city in December in Chile?
  • Among all locations in our dataset, Atacama Desert has the lowest average precipitation at 0.3 mm.

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