Weather forecast: expected temperatures in Santiago de Chile on March 17

Weather forecast: expected temperatures in Santiago de Chile on March 17

Climate information is increasingly relevant to society. (GlobeLiveMedia/Jovani Perez)

Weather forecasts, based on observation and mathematical modelshelp predict the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place from records such as temperature, humidity, pressure, precipitation or wind.

Weather forecasting is an exercise carried out for hundreds of years, even before the Christian era, based essentially on the observation of the configuration of the clouds, the wind, the time of year, although at the beginning these they did not succeed.

It was only with the emergence of new technologies (such as computers) that mathematical models began to be implemented that allowed more accurate predictions to be made, becoming a fundamental factor for the transport (land, sea or air), agriculture, tourism, disaster prevention, public health and even military operationsbeyond deciding whether or not to carry an umbrella or whatever outfit become.

Here is the weather report for the next few hours in Santiago de Chile:

The probability of precipitation For this Friday in Santiago de Chile it is 2% during the day and 1% all night.

During this time, the cloudiness will be 0% during the day and 0% at night.

As for temperature a high of 30 degrees and a low of 14 degrees are expected in this region. UV rays should reach a level of up to 7.

While the gusts of wind will reach 39 kilometers per hour during the day and 30 kilometers per hour at night.

Being in the center of the country and having some mountain ranges, In the Chilean capital, there is a temperate, almost Mediterranean climate..

This means that in the capital, the mild temperatures, with large thermal variations between minimum nighttime temperatures and maximum daytime temperatures.

In Santiago, the seasons of the year are clearly marked, where the summer is dry and the rainy winter.

the cold season starts in May and lasts until September, with an average temperature of 8 degrees Celsius.

For its part, the hottest months start in October and continue through April, with average temperatures of 32 degrees Celsius.

The geographical conditions of the capital determine its weather conditions. The Cordillera de los Andes, for example, stops the climatic influence coming from the interior of the continent; while the Coast Range slows access to the maritime climate.

The city of Santiago has a predominantly temperate, almost Mediterranean climate.  (Reuters/File)
The city of Santiago has a predominantly temperate, almost Mediterranean climate. (Reuters/File)

In Chile they are reported extreme climatic conditions, from very cold to very hotdue to its geographical location and particular territorial extension.

in the north of Chilefrom the region of Arica and Parinacota, in Valparaíso, three types of climate are distinguished: tundra and desert in its cold and hot variants.

There tundra It is characterized by a dry and always cold climate that occurs throughout the eastern part of the northern part of the Chilean country, on the border with Bolivia and Argentina.

He hot desert It is the one that predominates in most of the northern region of the country, it is characterized by mild winters with nights reaching zero degrees Celsius, very hot summers and little rain.

During this time he cold desert It is felt in the northern coastal regions of the Chilean country, where the winters are very cold and the summers hot, here too the rainfall is very low.

In the center of Chilefrom the southern part of Valparaíso and up to Bío Bío, the two main climates are the cold semi-arid, the Mediterranean and the Mediterranean with cool summers.

He cold semi-arid It appears in the most northwestern part of the central part of the country, where the winters are very cold, the summers are hot or temperate, and rainfall is rare.

The climate Mediterranean It is the most abundant in the center of the Chilean country and is characterized by mild winters, hot summers and a marked rainy season.

For his part, he Mediterranean with cool summers the most central part of Chile appears, the only difference with the previous climate is that its summers are cool, as its name suggests.

In the south part of Chilefrom Araucania to Magallanes, the predominant climates are the tundra, semi-arid and oceanic cold.

He oceanic It is the main climate of the southern region, where the winters are cold and the summers cool, with rain practically all year round.

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