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Valdivia Climate & Temperature

  • Valdivia, Chile is at 39°47'S, 73°13'W, 53 m (174 ft). See map.
  • Valdivia has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Valdivia is situated in or near the cool temperate rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.3 degrees Celsius (54.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9 °C (16.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Valdivia Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 11.3°C (52.4°F) on average falling to 5.3°C (41.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.7°C (62°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 6.7°C (44°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.3°C (72.2°F) and average low temperatures are 10.7°C (51.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 17°C (62.6°F) during the day and lows of 8°C (46.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2489 mm (98 inches) which is equivalent to 2489 Litres/m² (61.05 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1720 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Valdivia you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Yinchuan, China where you would find a Mid-latitude desert climate (Cool temperate desert scrub biome).

Valdivia Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (52) 12 (54) 14 (57) 17 (63) 19 (66) 21 (70) 23 (73) 23 (73) 21 (70) 17 (63) 13 (55) 11 (52) 17 (62)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 9 (47) 10 (49) 12 (54) 14 (56) 16 (60) 17 (63) 17 (63) 15 (59) 13 (55) 10 (50) 9 (47) 12 (54)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 5 (41) 5 (41) 7 (45) 8 (46) 10 (50) 11 (52) 11 (52) 9 (48) 8 (46) 7 (45) 6 (43) 8 (46)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 374 (15) 301 (12) 214 (8) 119 (5) 122 (5) 107 (4) 65 (3) 69 (3) 115 (5) 212 (8) 377 (15) 414 (16) 2489 (98)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 23 (74) 22 (71) 18 (60) 15 (48) 15 (50) 13 (42) 10 (32) 9 (32) 13 (42) 17 (57) 22 (71) 24 (80) 201 (55)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 05' 2h 54' 3h 42' 4h 05' 6h 18' 6h 42' 8h 17' 8h 06' 6h 36' 4h 06' 2h 11' 1h 36' 4h 42'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 38' 10h 37' 11h 54' 13h 15' 14h 22' 14h 55' 14h 37' 13h 41' 12h 26' 11h 06' 9h 58' 9h 23' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 22 (78) 28 (72) 31 (69) 31 (69) 44 (56) 45 (55) 57 (43) 60 (40) 54 (46) 37 (63) 22 (78) 17 (83) 39 (61)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 29.8 38.2 49.6 60.8 70 73.6 69.9 60.5 49.8 38.2 30 26.8 49.8

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