Santiago Weather July Averages, Chile
What's the weather like in Santiago in July
July is the coldest month in Santiago, and temperatures will quickly start to come back up after that. Santiago's average monthly temperature in July is 9°C. Daytime averages are 15°C throughout the entire month with little variation. Nights are still cold with an average temperature of 3°C.
July is also the rainiest month in Santiago. Rainfall totals average 80mm over 7 days of rain for the month. The probability of precipitation declines slightly from 19% to 15% throughout the month.
Santiago only sees an average of four hours of sunshine per day in July. This is due to the shorter days, which end up being 10 hours 28 minutes by the end of the month. The skies can also be cloudy during the entire month, with a 47% chance of mostly cloudy or overcast skies.
Humidity in Santiago starts to decline in July, with average relative humidity dropping to 81%. The cooler temperatures help keep the air feeling dry for most visitors.
Santiago gets an average wind speed of 2.5 m/s in July, which is steady throughout the month. The winds are mostly out of the east with some periods of winds being north of east.
Be prepared for temperature swings if you're visiting Santiago in July. Pants and a light shirt will be ideal for day, and you should also carry a light rain jacket. You'll want to add a sweater or heavier jacket when you go out for dinner at night, when the temperatures drop after the sun goes down. Check the Santiago 14-day forecast for the most up-to-date information before leaving home. Santiago is a very casual city, but Chileans dress up more when they go out at night.
Santiago Hotels in July
Hotel Cumbres Lastarria
Hotel Cumbres Lastarria is a very chic four-star hotel located near Parque Forestal and Plaza de Armas. This award-winning hotel has 70 rooms featuring modern décor, beautiful artwork, comfortable beds, and wooden work desks. Suites also feature a living area and small balcony. A breakfast buffet is included with your room; the hotel also has a Mediterranean restaurant on the rooftop terrace overlooking Santiago, a tapas bar downstairs, and a banquet room. Other amenities include a fitness center and rooftop pool. Hotel Cumbres Lastarria is within a few minutes' walk of the nearest metro station and bus stops.
Hotel Boutique La Reve
You'll find superb luxury accommodations at La Reve, a five-star boutique hotel near the Mapocho River and Costanera Center. The upscale comfortable rooms feature plush bedding, classic furnishings, and modern bathrooms. Some rooms are also available with balconies and living rooms. All guests will be treated to a complimentary breakfast buffet served in their distinguished dining room or handsome outdoor courtyard. La Reve also features a self-serve bar and small kitchen serving complimentary snacks & juice throughout the day and night. La Reve is within walking distance of the nearest metro station, a few restaurants, and a nightclub.
Four Points by Sheraton
Four Points is located near the Costanera Center and Mapocho River. This four-star hotel features 127 modern rooms with minifridges, flatscreen TVs, and contemporary décor. Upgraded rooms are available with balconies, living rooms, city views, and/or views of the Andes. The Buganvilia Restaurant & Bar is a lovely, recently renovated glass-enclosed international restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They have wonderful happy hour specials throughout the week. Four Points also features a rooftop pool, jacuzzi, gym, and business center. It is a short walk to the nearest metro station.
Director Hotel Vitacura
The Director Hotel is a swanky four-star hotel in the upscale Vitacura district. The Director Hotel features casual, modest rooms with comfortable beds, safes, free Wi-Fi, and large bathrooms. Guests may also choose to upgrade to suites that include separate living rooms. Other accommodations at the Director Hotel include a gym, sauna, meeting rooms, and an outdoor pool. The Director Hotel is surrounded by great restaurants but also has its own casual restaurant serving international cuisine, either in their relaxed dining room or outdoor patio. The hotel offers free parking for guests. The closest bus stop is only a few minutes away.
Bars and Restaurants
Restaurant The Singular
The Singular is one of Santiago's upscale hotels and is home to Restaurant The Singular. This elegant dining experience isn't just for hotel guests; a number of visitors staying elsewhere come here for the amazing food, wonderful ambience, and excellent service. The menu has its roots in France but with Chilean flavors sourced from local farmers & fishermen. They have daily specials as well as regular menu items, including king crab with citric sauce, ceviche, wild boar chop loin, beef fillet, and wild rabbit. Their menu also accommodates those with gluten and lactose sensitivities. A large wine menu accompanies the food menu. The Singular Restaurant is open daily from 7:30AM to 10:30PM. Reservations are accepted.
Bocanariz is a trendy wine bar near Cerro Santa Lucia and the Museum of Visual Arts. They have a very comfortable dining room and tasting room where you can indulge in excellent food and hundreds of wines. Their food menu includes refined plates of lamb, grilled fish, oysters, and steaks. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and will assist you in selecting the perfect wine to go along with your food. You can also sign up for one of their popular sommelier workshops, themed for your tastes. Bocanariz is open Monday thru Wednesday from noon until midnight, Thursday thru Saturday from noon until 12:30AM, and on Sunday from 7PM to 11PM.
Tiramisu is a wonderful family-style Italian restaurant in Las Condes serving lunch and dinner. The cozy dining room is located on a quaint neighborhood street corner with a warm, rustic flair. Tiramisu has a large offering of pizzas made with a traditional thin crust. Many other items are also available on their menu, to include focaccias, calzones, beef and chicken dishes, large salads, and seafood. Be sure to save room for dessert offered from their in-house gelateria. Tiramisu is open daily from 12:45PM until midnight. Reservations are accepted and recommended, this is a popular restaurant.
Moloko is a casual late-night bar and restaurant in Providencia, near Las Condes. Moloko has a wonderful atmosphere that guests love, both in their indoor dining room and outdoor private patio. Moloko's varied food menu consists of ceviche, unique salads, sushi, pizza, and wraps. Moloko also serves wonderful, moderately priced cocktails from their full bar. You can order cold cocktails and draft beer by the pitcher and wine by the bottle. It can get crowded late at night. Moloko opens at 5PM every day. They close at 3AM Thursday thru Saturday, 1:30AM on Sunday, and 2AM Monday thru Wednesday.
Things to do in Santiago in July
El Colorado Ski Resort
Santiago is in the perfect location for basing a ski or snowboard trip. El Colorado Ski Resort is only 40km from the city center and is one of the largest ski resorts in the central Andes. The summit of the mountain reaches an impressive 3,333 meters and contains in total 2,718 acres of skiable terrain. Twenty-two lifts service over 100 runs. The terrain contains a nice mix of groomed easy runs, intermediate runs, and advanced runs, including plenty of off-piste terrain. A number of terrain parks are spread throughout the resort for those wishing to show off their skills. There are also a variety of restaurants and lodging at the resort.
Plaza de Armas is known for a number of beautiful buildings in the center of Santiago. The Metropolitan Cathedral was started in the late 18th century, took over 100 years to complete, and today is the seat of the archdiocese. This grand ornate cathedral is certainly one of the most impressive churches in the New World. It is comprised of the standard underground crypt, three naves, and elaborate chapels. Visiting hours begin at 11AM on Mondays, 10AM Tuesday thru Saturday, and 9AM on Sunday. The cathedral closes at 7PM. A number of services are offered throughout the week; tourists are welcome for mass but asked not to walk through during mass. Even the non-religious could spend hours admiring the architecture.
Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art
If you're interested in history you won't want to miss the Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. This massive museum is located in the Palacio de la Real Aduana, a gorgeous building west of Plaza de Armas constructed in the early 19th century. The museum contains a complete collection of artifacts from cultures all over Central & South America, dating back as far as 10,000 years. You'll be able to admire ancient pottery, jewelry, textiles, and drawings of all kinds. The museum is open from Tuesday thru Sunday from 10AM to 6PM. Plan for a few hours. There is also a casual café at the museum.
Railway Museum of Santiago
Parque Quinta Normal is home to quite a few museums, and one of the more interesting museums is the Railway Museum of Santiago. The museum is home to 16 locomotives ranging from old steam engines to modern carriage cars. The museum doesn't just serve to show off large machines; the museum serves to educate visitors on the history of rail in Chile and how much of an effect it had on the history of South America. Guided tours are also available. The museum is open Tuesday thru Friday from 11AM to 5:50PM and Saturday & Sunday from 11AM to 6:50PM.
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