Torres del Paine National Park, Chile: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Torres del Paine National Park, Chile? If you're planning to go to Torres del Paine National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Based on the climate and weather in Torres del Paine National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Torres del Paine National Park, Chile by month

January

If you are traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in January, you will notice that it is cool. 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in May, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain regularly.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain regularly.

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:

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

July

July here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Torres del Paine National Park is cold. 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 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:

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

November

Traveling to Torres del Paine National Park in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Torres del Paine National Park, 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 Torres del Paine National Park

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