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

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Traveling to Puerto Natales, Chile? If you're planning to go to Puerto Natales, the following is 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 Puerto Natales, Chile

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

Important essentials 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.

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 may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

  • (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 choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February for Puerto Natales can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains occasionally.

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March

If you go to Puerto Natales in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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April

April in Puerto Natales can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May here is pretty cool. 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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June

Traveling to Puerto Natales in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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July

If you go to Puerto Natales in July, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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August

If you go to Puerto Natales in August, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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September

If you go to Puerto Natales in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Puerto Natales in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in Puerto Natales can be brisk. 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 sometimes.

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December

December for Puerto Natales is cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains occasionally.

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