Climate Chile

Chile has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Chile is 19° degrees and there is about 150 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 316 days a year with an average humidity of 45% and an UV-index of 4.

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Climate Chile by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 25 24 21 16 13 11 13 15 18 22 24
Night temp. (°C) 12 12 10 8 6 4 2 3 4 6 9 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 1 3 23 43 22 26 15 9 5 2
Days with rain 1 1 2 3 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 1
Dry days 30 27 29 27 26 24 25 25 25 28 28 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 5 5

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Best time to visit Chile

To go to Chile, the best time to visit is January through April and October through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Chile, January is the warmest month with 26°C and the most cold month is 11°C in July.

Chile weather by month

What is the average Chile weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Chile?

Chile lies in a straight line about 16,982 km from India (New Delhi → Santiago).

How long is the flight to Chile?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Chile is approximately 21 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Chile?

These are the largest airports in Chile:

  • Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL) in Santiago
  • Carriel Sur Airport (CCP) in Concepción
  • Andrés Sabella Gálvez International Airport (ANF) in Antofagasta
  • La Araucanía Airport (ZCO) in Temuco
  • Diego Aracena Airport (IQQ) in Iquique
  • Chacalluta Airport (ARI) in Arica
  • El Tepual Airport (PMC) in Puerto Montt
  • Pichoy Airport (ZAL) in Valdivia
  • Cañal Bajo Carlos - Hott Siebert Airport (ZOS) in Osorno
  • El Loa Airport (CJC) in Calama

How many inhabitants does Chile have?

Chile has 17,574,003 inhabitants.

How big is Chile?

The surface area of Chile is 756,950 km². It is 4,5x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Chile?

The capital of Chile is Santiago.

What is the area code of Chile?

The area code to call Chile is +56.

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