Chile temperatures in May

May in Chile has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from low in Villa O'Higgins with 3°C (38°F) to high temperatures in Pica with 25°C (78°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 12°C (53°F) in Pica and -3°C (26°F) in Villa O'Higgins.

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

To get a sense of May's typical temperatures in the key spots of Chile, explore the map below. Click on a point for an in-depth look.

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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 May in Chile?
  • From a thorough analysis of our records, Pica clearly dominates in terms of high temperatures. The city witnesses daytime temperatures hovering around 25°C (78°F), and evenings that remain near 12°C (53°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in Chile?
  • When looking through our records, we find that Villa O'Higgins stands out as the coolest city in Chile for the month of May. Daytime highs average 3°C (38°F) and it cools down to about -3°C (26°F) at night.

  • How much sun does Chile get in May?
  • Santiago enjoys a balanced 155 hours of sunlight. This makes it neither too overcast nor too sunny.

  • What is the water's temperature in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 18°C (64°F) in Arica this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a chilly dive.

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