San Pedro de Atacama weather in October (Antofagasta Region, Chile)

Curious about the October weather in San Pedro de Atacama? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In San Pedro de Atacama, October is characterized by high temperatures and almost no rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 73°F (show in °C). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 43°F.

San Pedro de Atacama in October usually receives almost no rainfall, averaging around 0 inches (show in mm) for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Typically around 3 days of rainfall is expected.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, October is a prime time to visit San Pedro de Atacama. January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While June and July tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized San Pedro de Atacama climate page with graphs.


San Pedro de Atacama, monthly averages in October

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 42.6°F  
Max Temperature 73.2°F  
Chance of Rain 9%  
Precipitation 0 inches  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 13%  

Where to go in Chile in October

Find out more about the weather in Chile in October and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in San Pedro de Atacama in October?

For visitors traveling to San Pedro de Atacama, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in October.

Outdoor sports

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