Weather in Chile in January

So you're interested in going to Chile in January

January is a warm time for sunbathing in Chile. January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Chile for any length of time. Consider visiting Chile in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Chile in January

The average maximum temperature in Chile in January is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average temperature in Chile in January is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Chile in January is 15°. The minimum temperature is 13° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in Chile in January

The average day light hours per day in Chile in January are 13.9 and there are 9.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Chile in January is typically 15.9 during January. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Chile in January

The average sea water temperature in Chile in January is 19.3° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Wind Speed in Chile in January

The average maximum wind speed in Chile in January is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Chile in January is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Chile in January is from the West-Northwest.