Chile, one of South America’s most properous nations, is located between the Andes mountain in
the east and Pacific Ocean in the west. It has variety of climates and landscapes. Greater
Santiago is the most populated area of the country. About two million tourists visit this country
every year. The country is tourist popular for its protected areas including over two dozen national
parks, four dozen natural reserves, over a dozen natural monuments, forests, lakes, glaciers,
intricate inlets, canals, ski resorts of Andes, incaic architecture, volcanoes and the Eastern Island
in the Pacific Ocean. Torres del Paine National Park in the Patagonian region within mountains,
glaciers, lakes, rivers and other neighboring attractions, is a UNESCO designated World
Biosphere Reserve. Santiago is the capital city and the major international airport besides several
others through out the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, trams, inter-city air, trains, ferry and local
cruises and tour vehicles.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is from November to March, mid season from September
to November, low season from June to September.
Weather: Climatological Information Santiago, Chile source Direccion Meteorologica de Chile.
Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the same city,
town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions. Visit relevant
source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Mean number of rain days = Mean number of days with at least 0.1 mm of rain.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared
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