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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 annual average 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. Santiago Climate Graph
  • 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).

Santiago Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (59) 16 (61) 19 (66) 22 (72) 25 (77) 28 (82) 30 (86) 29 (84) 27 (81) 23 (73) 17 (63) 14 (57) 22 (72)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 9 (47) 11 (51) 14 (56) 17 (62) 19 (67) 20 (68) 19 (66) 17 (62) 13 (56) 10 (50) 8 (46) 14 (56)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 4 (39) 6 (43) 8 (46) 10 (50) 11 (52) 12 (54) 12 (54) 10 (50) 8 (46) 6 (43) 4 (39) 8 (46)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 81 (3) 38 (1) 16 (1) 10 (0) 8 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 3 (0) 7 (0) 41 (2) 56 (2) 262 (10)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 10 (32) 9 (29) 8 (27) 6 (19) 3 (10) 1 (3) 1 (3) 1 (4) 1 (3) 4 (13) 8 (26) 10 (33) 62 (17)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 32' 4h 27' 5h 16' 6h 42' 8h 54' 10h 21' 10h 23' 9h 54' 8h 32' 6h 10' 3h 46' 3h 02' 6h 44'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 09' 10h 55' 11h 56' 13h 00' 13h 53' 14h 19' 14h 05' 13h 21' 12h 21' 11h 18' 10h 24' 9h 57' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 35 (65) 41 (59) 45 (55) 52 (48) 65 (35) 73 (27) 74 (26) 75 (25) 70 (30) 55 (45) 37 (63) 31 (69) 56 (44)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 36.1 44.5 55.9 67.1 76.1 79.9 76.1 66.7 56.1 44.5 36.3 33.1 56.1

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