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

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Traveling to Santiago de Chile, Chile? If you're planning to go to Santiago de Chile, 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 Santiago de Chile, Chile

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

Important essentials for Santiago de Chile, Chile

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Santiago de Chile, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop 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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Santiago de Chile, Chile by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Santiago de Chile in January, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you go to Santiago de Chile in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you vacation in Santiago de Chile during March, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 40 during the day.

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April

If you go to Santiago de Chile in April, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Santiago de Chile is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

June in Santiago de Chile is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

If you vacation in Santiago de Chile during July, you might find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

August in Santiago de Chile is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Santiago de Chile can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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October

Traveling to Santiago de Chile in October, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Santiago de Chile is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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December

December in Santiago de Chile is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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