Map of South America

South America Climate

South America is 1 of 7 continents of the world.

There are nine countries in the continent of South America in our database: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Best time to visit South America

Within South America, the warmest city is Valledupar in Colombia, which averages 29 °C for the year. The coldest city is Ushuaia in Argentina, which averages 6 °C for the year.

The wettest city in South America is Quibdo in Colombia, which has on average 667 mm rainfall for the year. The city with the least rainfall in a year is Iquique in Chile, which averages 0.1 mm of rain per year.


South America Climate Chart

Below is the climate chart for South America. It shows the averages for each month across the country so the actual climate will vary quite a bit, especially between north and south.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C2424.12423.322.421.521.421.922.423.123.523.8
Total number of rainy days11.410.811.912.914.513.813.512.612.413.312.612

Sorry but we don't have data for the maximum temperature of South America.

Sorry but we don't have data for the minimum temperature of South America.