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Santiago Weather

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Weather in Santiago

The city's geography is not entirely in its favour - its location has a tendency to trap smog, which may cloud your view of the snow-capped mountains. Nevertheless, Santiago enjoys a pleasant, Mediterranean climate.

 

June and August are the coldest months with average lows of around 4°C (39°F). It’s also relatively wet during these months, while the average rainy days between November and March can be counted on one hand. During the summer temperatures can regularly reach 35°C (95°F), and the humidity compounded by smog. The most pleasant time to visit is March to May and September to November.

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Friday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
26
°C
0
3
ssw
20-40%
1014 mb
good
Saturday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
24
°C
0
7
wsw
20-40%
1012 mb
good
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
20
°C
0
5
sw
0-20%
1016 mb
good
Monday
Overcast
Overcast skies
21
°C
0
4
sw
80-100%
1017 mb
good
Tuesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
20
°C
0.3
8
wsw
40-60%
1015 mb
good
Wednesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
20
°C
0.7
3
wnw
0-20%
1015 mb
good
Thursday
OccLightRain
Light drizzle
16
°C
1.3
2
nnw
80-100%
1016 mb
poor
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Last updated: 2019-05-24 09:38:48
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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