When is the best time to go to Arica

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Arica, Chile. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Arica weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Arica are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Arica January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 0mm 7hrs 13.9hrs

Warm and very dry weather often prevails in Arica during the month of January

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Arica, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the summer in Arica and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (80°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Arica with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in January »

February

Arica February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 1mm 7.8hrs 13.4hrs

February in Arica is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Arica, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

February is in the summer in Arica and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Arica with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in February »

March

Arica March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 0mm 7.5hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in March in Arica is characteristically warm, humid and very dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Arica, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

March is in the fall / autumn in Arica and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Arica with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in March »

April

Arica April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 1mm 8.3hrs 12.4hrs

Arica's weather in April is typically warm and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Arica, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

April is in the fall / autumn in Arica and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Arica with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in April »

May

Arica May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 1mm 8.3hrs 12hrs

May is a very dry month in Arica and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Arica, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the fall / autumn in Arica and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Arica with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in May »

June

Arica June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 1mm 8.1hrs 13.9hrs

Mild and very dry weather often prevails in Arica during the month of June

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Arica for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the winter in Arica and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Arica with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in June »

July

Arica July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 1mm 7.8hrs 13.4hrs

July in Arica is generally very dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Arica for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the winter in Arica and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 11°C (53°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Arica with around 1mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in July »

August

Arica August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 2mm 7.9hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in August in Arica is characteristically mild and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Arica for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the winter in Arica and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Arica with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in August »

September

Arica September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 2mm 7.3hrs 12.4hrs

Arica's weather in September is typically mild and very dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Arica for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the spring in Arica and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Arica with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in September »

October

Arica October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 1mm 8.5hrs 12hrs

October is a very dry month in Arica and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Arica, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the spring in Arica and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 14°C (56°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Arica with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in October »

November

Arica November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 0mm 8.8hrs 13.9hrs

November in Arica is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Arica, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

November is in the spring in Arica and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 15°C (58°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Arica with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in November »

December

Arica December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 0mm 8.4hrs 13.4hrs

December in Arica is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Arica, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the summer in Arica and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Arica with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Arica weather in December »

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Arica weather stats

Arica weather statistics
Hottest month: February 26.6°C 79.9°F
Driest month: January 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: May 8.3hrs
Coldest month: July 18.5°C 65.3°F
Wettest month: September 2mm 0.1ins
Warmest sea: February 24.1°C 75.4°F
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