Santiago Climate & Temperature
- Santiago, Chile is at 33°30'S, 70°42'W, 520 m (1706 ft). See map.
- Santiago has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Santiago is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
- The mean temperature is 13.6 degrees Celsius (56.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.9 °C (23.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 261.6 mm (10.3 inches) which is equivalent to 261.6 Litres/m² (6.42 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 2462 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Santiago you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Xi"An, China where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate dry forest biome).
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