The coldest temperatures measured in South America (and thus in the Southern Hemisphere (outside of the Antarctic region) is apparently a reading of -40°F (-40°C) recorded at Puesto Viejo, Chile on June 21, 2002.
How cold does it get in Chile?
The average winter maximum is 72°F (22°C) and the minimum is 57°F (14°C), though when winds blow in from Antarctica with pouring rain it can feel a lot colder. Light showers are the most common form of precipitation with May being the wettest month.
What is Chile famous for?
Even though Chile is internationally known for its succulent red wines and its devilish pisco, Chile also has a strong and diverse beer culture!
Is English spoken in Chile?
This is as true for Chile as it is anywhere else. Certainly, English is widely spoken in most established tourist destinations, so it’s not essential. … The ability to speak Spanish will take you a long way when visiting most south American countries, including Chile. Be warned, though: They speak Chilean Spanish there.
Is Chile hot or cold?
It is warm all year round. There is a very large daily range of temperate, up to 30 degrees celsius. Central Chile has a mediterranean type climate with long, hot summers and cool, wet winters.
How safe is Chile?
Chile is amongst the safest countries on Earth
It is usually considered the safest country in South America, together with Uruguay. Thanks to its low crime rates and nice behavior towards travelers, the “thin country” can be considered a very safe destination (especially if you visit its spectacular national parks).