Antofagasta, Chile: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Antofagasta, Chile? If you're planning to go to Antofagasta, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Antofagasta, Chile

Based on the climate and weather in Antofagasta, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Antofagasta, Chile by month

January

If you vacation in Antofagasta during January, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

February is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you vacation in Antofagasta during March, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you vacation in Antofagasta during April, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

May

May in Antofagasta is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

June

If you vacation in Antofagasta during June, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

July

If you visit Antofagasta during July, you are likely to find that it is crisp and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

August

If you are traveling to Antofagasta in August, you will notice that it is cool and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

September

September for Antofagasta is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

October

If you go to Antofagasta in October, you will notice that it is crisp and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

November

If you vacation in Antofagasta during November, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

December

If you visit Antofagasta during December, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Antofagasta, Chile

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Antofagasta, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and L
  • A SIM card that works in Antofagasta
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch

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