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

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

When to go to Puerto Natales, Chile

Based on the climate and weather in Puerto Natales, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Puerto Natales, Chile by month

January

If you are traveling to Puerto Natales in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Puerto Natales in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Puerto Natales in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Puerto Natales can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat

July

July here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat

August

If you are traveling to Puerto Natales in August, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

September

September in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Puerto Natales can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Puerto Natales in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Puerto Natales, Chile

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

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