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

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

When to go to Valdivia, Chile

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

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

January

January in Valdivia is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

February in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

March

March in Valdivia is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans

April

April in Valdivia is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts

May

If you vacation in Valdivia during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

Traveling to Valdivia in June, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

July

If you are traveling to Valdivia in July, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

August

August in Valdivia can be brisk. 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

September

If you are traveling to Valdivia in September, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

October

If you vacation in Valdivia during October, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

If you vacation in Valdivia during November, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

December

December here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Valdivia, 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 Valdivia

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