Santiago weather in August (Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile)

People don't tend to visit Santiago in August since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Santiago in August lies at 4.3°C (39.74°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -5.4°C (22.28°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during August is moderate with an average of 69mm (2.7 inches). There are generally around 2 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 161 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Santiago, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 22 °F  
Max Temperature 39 °F  
Chance of Rain 9%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 80% *  
Sunshine 161 hrs *  

Where to stay in Santiago

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 to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Some years it can also snow this month, so bring gloves or mittens, a scarf and a warm hat.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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