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It is important to note that the weather in Punta Arenas can be variable and change rapidly at any time of the year. It is recommended to wear appropriate clothing and be prepared for different weather conditions. It is also advisable to check the current weather and conditions before planning your visit.

The best season to visit Punta Arenas, in the extreme south of Chile, depends on the interests and activities you want to do during your visit. Here you have information about the different seasons of the year in Punta Arenas:

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Summer (December to February): Summer is the high season in Punta Arenas. During this time, the days are longer and the temperatures are warmer, ranging between 10 °C and 20 °C on average. It is a good time to do outdoor activities, such as visiting the Torres del Paine National Park, taking boat trips to the glaciers, bird watching and enjoying nature.


Autumn (March to May): Autumn in Punta Arenas presents cooler temperatures, with an average between 5 °C and 12 °C. As the season progresses, the fall colors become more intense, making for beautiful scenery. It is a quiet and less crowded time, ideal for those who prefer to avoid the crowds.


Winter (June to August): Winter in Punta Arenas is cold, with average temperatures ranging between -2 °C and 5 °C. During this season, there are fewer daylight hours, and you may encounter occasional snowfall. However, it is also a time to enjoy winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding and observing the auroras.


Spring (September to November): Spring in Punta Arenas is a transition season, with temperatures beginning to rise gradually. The days lengthen and the landscapes become greener and more flourishing. You can enjoy watching migratory birds and participating in outdoor activities before the summer peak season.

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