The climate in Punta Arenas during December can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.
December is in the summer in Punta Arenas and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 6°C (42°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||13.8°C 56.8°F|
|Nightly temperature||5.6°C 42.1°F|
|Average temperature||9.7°C 49.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||35 mm 1.4 ins|
|Rainy days||8 days|
|Sea temperature||8.4°C 47.2°F|
|Windspeed||23.8kph 15 mph|
On average December is the 6th driest month of the year in Punta Arenas with around 35mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Punta Arenas in December 2022.
|Hottest month:||January||14.4°C 57.9°F|
|Driest month:||October||26mm 1ins|
|Coldest month:||July||3.7°C 38.7°F|
|Wettest month:||May||45mm 1.8ins|