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

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

When to go to Central Chile, Chile

Based on the climate and weather in Central Chile, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

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

January

Traveling to Central Chile in January, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Central Chile is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Central Chile during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Central Chile is balmy and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Central Chile is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Central Chile can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Central Chile can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

August

If you visit Central Chile during August, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Central Chile during October, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Central Chile during November, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Central Chile during December, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Chile, 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 Central Chile

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