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

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

When to go to Rancagua, Chile

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

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

January

If you visit Rancagua during January, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

February

If you are traveling to Rancagua in February, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

April

April in Rancagua is mild 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:

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

May

If you go to Rancagua in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Rancagua during June, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Rancagua during July, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s 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:

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

August

August in Rancagua can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Rancagua during September, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Rancagua 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:

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

November

November in Rancagua is mild and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

December

If you vacation in Rancagua during December, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature 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:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rancagua, 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 Rancagua
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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