Patagonia, Chile: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Patagonia, Chile? If you're planning to go to Patagonia, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Patagonia, Chile

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

Important essentials for Patagonia, Chile

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January is chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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February

February in Patagonia is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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April

April in Patagonia is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Patagonia during May, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

If you vacation in Patagonia during June, you might notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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July

July can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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August

August in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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September

September in Patagonia is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

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October

If you visit Patagonia during October, you are likely to notice that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November for Patagonia is cold. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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December

If you vacation in Patagonia during December, you will probably notice that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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