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

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

When to go to Iquique, Chile

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

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

January

If you visit Iquique during January, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 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:

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

February

February is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Iquique during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 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:

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

April

April is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Iquique in May, you will notice that it is mild, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Iquique is relatively cool, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Iquique during July, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool, very hazy 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:

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

August

If you visit Iquique during August, you are likely to find that it is crisp, very hazy 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 50s F (low 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
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

September

If you visit Iquique during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp, somewhat hazy 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 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Iquique is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Iquique in November, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Iquique, 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 Iquique

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