Punta Arenas Climate & Temperature
- Punta Arenas, Chile is at 53°0'S, 70°50'W, 38 m (125 ft). See map.
- Punta Arenas has a subpolar oceanic climate that is mild with no dry season and moderate seasonality. Summers are cool and short (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfc).
- The average temperature is 5.9 degrees Celsius (42.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 5.3°C (41.6°F) on average falling to 0°C (32°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 10.3°C (50.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3°C (37.4°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 14.7°C (58.4°F) and average low temperatures are 6.7°C (44°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 10°C (50°F) during the day and lows of 3.7°C (38.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 375.7 mm (14.8 inches) which is equivalent to 375.7 Litres/m² (9.22 Gallons/ft²).
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Punta Arenas you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Ust-Barguzin, Russia (Boreal moist forest biome).
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