Santiago weather in August (Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile)

How is the weather in Santiago in August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In August, Santiago generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. August falls within the winter season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 16°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 3°C.

Santiago in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 90 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 3 days of rainfall is expected.

The area enjoys a balanced 161 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January, February, March, April, October, November and December typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, June tends to have less favorable conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Santiago climate page with graphs.


Santiago, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 2.7°C  
Max Temperature 15.5°C  
Chance of Rain 10%  
Precipitation 90 mm  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 80%  
Sunshine 161 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Chile in August

Find out more about the weather in Chile in August 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 Santiago in August?

​ Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Chile? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Chile. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.