Punta Arenas Weather in January

What's the weather like in Punta Arenas (Magallanes) in January 2023?

The climate in Punta Arenas during January can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

January is in the summer in Punta Arenas and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 6°C (44°F) is normal.

Punta Arenas weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 14.6°C 58.3°F
Nightly temperature 6.4°C 43.5°F
Average temperature 10.5°C 50.9°F
Daily sunshine 7.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 38 mm 1.5 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 9.5°C 49.2°F
Humidity 69%
Windspeed 23kph 14 mph

On average January is the 4th wettest month of the year in Punta Arenas with around 38mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas average temperature in January

January rainfall

Punta Arenas average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Punta Arenas average rain in January

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 January 2023.

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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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