Chile temperatures in December

Chile in December has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Lake Pehoé with -8°C (18°F) to high temperatures in Palmilla Abajo with 29°C (83°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 12°C (54°F) in Palmilla Abajo and -16°C (3°F) in Lake Pehoé. December is a summer month in Chile.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Chile in December?

Find the average daytime temperatures 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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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in December in Chile?
  • Palmilla Abajo tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (83°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 12°C (54°F).

  • What is the coldest city in December in Chile?
  • The coldest city in December in Chile is Lake Pehoé when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around -8°C (18°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -16°C (3°F).

  • How much sun does Chile get in December?
  • December is generally a sunny month with an average of 347 hours of sunshine in Santiago during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 20°C (68°F) in Arica this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a refreshing dive.

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