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

Beyond consulting the weather to know what to wear or wear or not an umbrella, the weather report It is an instrument that has become essential for various sectors such as transport (by air, sea and land), agriculture, tourism, disaster prevention, public health and even to carry out military operations.

But if by itself predict the time This could be complex, to this is added another variant: global warming, which has made even more urgent the need to keep up to date in order to act and act. adopt public policies that reduce disaster risk like alerts about floods, droughts, freezing waves, bad landing and other related phenomena.

In this context, here the weather forecast for the next few hours in Antofagasta:

In Antofagasta, it is planned a maximum temperature of 23 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 16 degrees Celsius.

As for the rain the probability of precipitation for this city will be 8% during the day and 3% at night.

In the same direction, the cloudiness will be 25% during the day and 1% at night. While the gusts of wind they will reach 30 kilometers per hour during the day and 17 kilometers per hour at night.

Watch out for the sun, ultraviolet rays should reach a level of up to 10.

Being located in the north of Chile, near the coast of the Pacific Ocean and close to the Cordillera de la Costa, the city of Antofagasta has a mostly cold desert climate.

This means that in the coastal city winters are cold and summers are hotwhile the the rains are rare throughout the year.

In Antofagasta, the mean temperature It is between 16 degrees Celsius.

There Maximum temperature The average temperature in the city reaches 20 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature medium low up to 14 degrees Celsius.

In this Chilean town there is no rainy seasonIn any case, the month with the most tendency to present rains is September.

Antofagasta has a predominantly arid climate.  (Archive)
Antofagasta has a predominantly arid climate. (Archive)

In Chile they are present extreme climates, from very cold to very hotdue to its geographical location and particular territorial extension.

In the north of the Chilean countryfrom 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 region of the country, on the border with Bolivia and Argentina.

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

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

In the center of the countryfrom 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 Chile, where the winters are very cold, the summers hot or temperate and the precipitation 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 the country appears, the only difference with the previous climate is that its summers are cool, as the 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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