Punta Arenas Weather in December

What's the weather like in Punta Arenas (Magallanes) in December 2024?

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.

Punta Arenas weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 68%
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.

December temperatures in Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas average temperature in December

December rainfall

Punta Arenas average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Punta Arenas average rain in December

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 2024.

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Punta Arenas weather stats

Punta Arenas weather statistics
Hottest month: January 14.4°C 57.9°F
Driest month: October 26mm 1ins
Sunniest month: September 5.9hrs
Coldest month: July 3.7°C 38.7°F
Wettest month: May 45mm 1.8ins
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