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Santiago vs Caracas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Caracas, Venezuela is approximately 4,909 km or 3,051 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Caracas bearing 184.6° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 185.4° or S .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Caracas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.4 °C (15.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.9 °C (17.8°F) more in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 654.4 mm (25.8 in) less which is equivalent to 654.4 l/m² (16.06 US gal/ft²) or 6,544,000 l/ha (699,597 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 226 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Santiago. In whichever way circa 0h 36' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° lower in Santiago than in Caracas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Santiago relative to Caracas. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Caracas vs Santiago.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+6) 1 (+3) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) 1 (+3) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -14 (-24) -15 (-28) -16 (-29) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -12 (0) -9 (0) -52 (-2) -39 (-2) -83 (-3) -40 (-2) -86 (-3) -98 (-4) -113 (-4) -65 (-3) -41 (-2) -654 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -11) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -10 ( -32)   -73 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 42' +1h 12' +0h 15' -1h 08' -2h 36' -3h 40' -4h 09' -3h 09' -1h 50' -0h 11' +1h 54' +3h 21'   -0h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 29' +1h 33' +0h 17' -1h 04' -2h 12' -2h 47' -2h 31' -1h 33' -0h 14' +1h 06' +2h 14' +2h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.5 -2.1 -23.6 -44 -43.9 -44 -43.9 -43.8 -24 -1.2 +16.8 +23.8   -17.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -14 -7 -3 +2 +4 +3 +0 -1 -9 -19 -23   -7.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.8 (-9) -4.7 (-8) -6.4 (-12) -9.9 (-18) -12.5 (-23) -13.8 (-25) -14 (-25) -13.4 (-24) -12 (-22) -10.3 (-19) -9.3 (-17) -6.6 (-12) -9.8 (-18)

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