Chile precipitation in January

In Chile in January precipitation ranges from almost none in Copiapó with 0.1mm (0 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Torres del Paine with 331mm (13 inches) of rainfall. January is a summer month in Chile. It is the driest month of the year.

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

Find the average total precipitation in January 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 (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much does it rain in Chile in January?
  • In general in Santiago rainfall is generally low in January. For people who want to avoid rainy days, it is a perfect month. It is the driest month of the year.

  • What is the wettest city in January in Chile?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Torres del Paine with an average precipitation of 331mm (13 inches).

  • What is the driest city in January in Chile?
  • The driest place is Copiapó with an average precipitation of 0.1mm (0 inches) according to our data.

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