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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. Punta Arenas Climate Graph
  • 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).

Punta Arenas Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 6 (43) 8 (46) 11 (52) 12 (54) 14 (57) 15 (59) 15 (59) 13 (55) 10 (50) 7 (45) 5 (41) 10 (50)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (34) 2 (36) 4 (39) 6 (44) 8 (47) 10 (49) 11 (51) 10 (50) 8 (47) 6 (43) 3 (38) 2 (35) 6 (43)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 0 (32) 2 (36) 3 (37) 4 (39) 6 (43) 7 (45) 7 (45) 5 (41) 4 (39) 2 (36) 0 (32) 3 (38)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 30 (1) 30 (1) 24 (1) 29 (1) 32 (1) 29 (1) 39 (2) 28 (1) 30 (1) 36 (1) 42 (2) 28 (1) 376 (15)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 11 (35) 10 (32) 11 (37) 8 (26) 10 (33) 12 (39) 11 (35) 10 (35) 11 (35) 13 (43) 12 (39) 11 (37) 130 (36)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 07' 9h 46' 11h 52' 14h 00' 15h 52' 16h 50' 16h 19' 14h 43' 12h 42' 10h 33' 8h 40' 7h 40' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 16.7 25.1 36.5 47.7 56.9 60.4 56.7 47.3 36.6 25 16.8 13.6 36.7

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