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Santiago vs Salta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Salta, Argentina is approximately 1,087 km or 675 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Salta bearing 206.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 209.1° or SSW .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Salta has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Salta is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 493.1 mm (19.4 in) less which is equivalent to 493.1 l/m (12.1 US gal/ft) or 4,931,000 l/ha (527,157 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° lower in Santiago than in Salta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+5) 3 (+5) 2 (+4) 0 (+1) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) 0 (+0) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -182 (-7) -162 (-6) -115 (-5) -29 (-1) +32 (+1) +54 (+2) +77 (+3) +33 (+1) +9 (+0) -16 (-1) -57 (-2) -137 (-5) -493 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 35' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 39' -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 31' +0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -8.2 -8.5 -8.6 -8.7 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.7 -8.6 -8.4 -8.1 -8.6   -8.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -20 -17 -11 -1 +8 +14 +19 +19 +11 -4 -15   -1.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.8 (-10) -5.2 (-9) -5.6 (-10) -5.1 (-9) -3.4 (-6) -0.9 (-2) -0.1 (0) +0.2 (+0) -0.2 (0) -2.3 (-4) -4.5 (-8) -5.5 (-10) -3.2 (-6)

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