Chile Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
CsbMediterranean, warm summerTemperate6 Biobío Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Maule Ñuble Región Metropolitana de Santiago Valparaíso
BwkMid-latitude desertArid4 Antofagasta Atacama Coquimbo Tarapacá
CfbMarine west coast, warm summerTemperate3 Araucanía Los Lagos Los Ríos
CfcMarine west coast, cool summerTemperate2 Aysén Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
EtTundraPolar1 Arica y Parinacota

Summary: Most regions (6) in Chile lie in the Mediterranean, warm summer climate zone (Köppen: Csb). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 18.88°C (65.98°F) in Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins to a low of 7.58°C (45.64°F) in Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena.

Climate Chile: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)32.81(91.06)32.32(90.18)30.26(86.47)25.57(78.03)20.94(69.69)20.12(68.22)20.34(68.61)20.94(69.69)20.69(69.24)23.49(74.28)28.34(83.01)30.89(87.6)32.81(91.06)
Average high °C (°F)22.53(72.55)22.37(72.27)21.16(70.09)18.68(65.62)16.1(60.98)13.53(56.35)12.75(54.95)13.86(56.95)15.43(59.77)17.05(62.69)19.24(66.63)20.95(69.71)17.8(64.04)
Daily mean °C (°F)19.0(66.2)18.69(65.64)17.42(63.36)15.14(59.25)12.94(55.29)10.69(51.24)9.84(49.71)10.76(51.37)12.2(53.96)13.73(56.71)15.87(60.57)17.55(63.59)14.49(58.08)
Average low °C (°F)11.88(53.38)11.98(53.56)11.21(52.18)9.81(49.66)8.57(47.43)6.74(44.13)5.66(42.19)5.97(42.75)6.62(43.92)7.36(45.25)8.92(48.06)10.33(50.59)8.75(47.75)
Record low °C (°F)5.22(41.4)5.4(41.72)4.87(40.77)4.2(39.56)2.29(36.12)-0.69(30.76)-1.96(28.47)-0.54(31.03)0.68(33.22)1.73(35.11)3.24(37.83)5.01(41.02)-1.96(28.47)
Average precipitation mm (inches)63.81(2.51)64.31(2.53)64.24(2.53)72.77(2.86)137.42(5.41)204.19(8.04)163.84(6.45)162.24(6.39)94.28(3.71)81.35(3.2)63.71(2.51)67.76(2.67)103.33(4.07)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)5.685.665.555.557.769.268.858.817.056.345.255.376.76
Average relative humidity (%)63.5364.7264.6265.7767.5769.2970.3169.4268.0866.0463.7163.2766.36
Mean monthly sunshine hours12.711.4711.010.449.338.418.79.7610.4810.8511.5412.5810.61

Chile Climate Graph

Chile

Chile’s Cities by Temperature

Chile’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins
18.88°C | 65.98°F
Atacama
18.39°C | 65.1°F
Antofagasta
18.39°C | 65.1°F
Maule
18.09°C | 64.56°F
Coquimbo
17.82°C | 64.08°F
Ñuble
17.05°C | 62.69°F
Valparaíso
16.57°C | 61.83°F
Biobío
16.16°C | 61.09°F
Región Metropolitana de Santiago
16.0°C | 60.8°F
Tarapacá
15.98°C | 60.76°F
Araucanía
13.97°C | 57.15°F
Los Lagos
10.89°C | 51.6°F
Arica y Parinacota
8.92°C | 48.06°F
Aysén
8.63°C | 47.53°F
Los Ríos
8.42°C | 47.16°F
Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena
7.58°C | 45.64°F

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