What is South America’s winter?
In the southern part of the continent, winter (June to August) is the coldest part of the year and sees temperatures fall below freezing. It’s the best time to visit South America’s number one attraction – Machu Picchu.
Is hot in South America in June?
June marks the start of the peak season for visitors in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador where the weather is warm and dry.
What is the month of spring in South America?
Spring in South America
The weather during spring (September to November), as with all the seasons, greatly depends on where in South America you are travelling. In the northern part of the continent the weather will be hot and there will be less rainfall during this period of the year.
Is South America warm or cold?
In general, the weather in South America is hot and humid. Countries in the Amazon baisn like Northern Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela have are dominated by rainforest and have consistent hot and humid weather year-round with high rainfall.
Is South America ever cold?
The coldest part of the continent is in the extreme southern tip, in the area called Tierra del Fuego; in the coldest month of the year, which is July, it is as cold as 0°C (32°F) there. The highest temperature of the continent is reached in a small area of northern Argentina, and is about 42°C (108°F).
What season is in Chile right now?
As a general rule however, the seasons run as follows: Summer (December to February), Autumn (March to May), Winter (June to August) and Spring (September to November).
Is Chile cold or hot?
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. The best seasons are spring, September-November and fall, March-May.
Why is South America so cold?
The cold snap is due to an intense area of high pressure which is positioned over central Argentina. Although areas of high pressure usually bring warm sunny days in the summer, in winter, when the sun isn’t as strong, a succession of clear nights allows heat to escape and soil temperatures to drop.