How is the weather in La Serena?
The coastal strip in the municipality of La Serena presents climate "Warm Desert and cloudy".
In summer it is characterized by lack of rainfall and although it has abundant morning cloudiness, they dissipate at noon, giving way to clear skies and temperatures ranging from 20 ° to 24 ° C, while winter temperatures vary between 6 and 12ºC.
The region has different climates between the coast and inland. In the coastal area the influence of the sea produces a low thermal oscillation (amplitude of 27.5 ° C in La Serena), while in the inner area of the Elqui Valley there is little humidity, with a higher thermal cycling to the coast.
Rainfall have a frontal system, with highs in the winter (June, July and August) which precipitates about 80% of the annual total. Also, precipitation increases to the south and with height. In La Serena 78 mm annual fall in Tangue 107 mm, 163 mm in Puerto Oscuro and more than 270 in Quilimarí.