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

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

When to go to Arica, Chile

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

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

January

January for Arica is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Arica during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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:

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

June

Traveling to Arica in June, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Arica during July, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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:

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

August

If you visit Arica during August, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. 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:

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

September

If you go to Arica in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Arica during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. 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 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Arica in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Arica in December, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Arica, 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 Arica
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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