Weather in Italy all year round

Aside from the seasons, the geographical location of the regions also plays a factor. It is in what kind of weather you can expect.

What is the weather in Italy all year round? Italy has a warm Mediterranean kind of climate, meaning it experiences extreme summers and winters. Travelling to Italy requires preparation when it comes to what type of clothes to bring. Aside from the seasons, the geographical location of the regions also plays a factor. It is in what kind of weather you can expect.

ABRUZZO CAMPANIA
LOMBARDY
SICILY
AOSTA VALLEY EMILIA-ROMAGNA
MARCHE
TRENTINO-ALTO
APULIA
FRIULI-VENEZIA
MOLISE
UMBRIA
BASILICATA LAZIO PIEDMONT VENETO
CALABRIA LIGURIA
SARDINIA

feature photo courtesy of Anna Klichowska

Summers are dry and bring extreme heat which can go up to 40°C from the usual 28°C-30°C. It is mostly in the southern peninsula of the country. In almost all places, winters are expected to bring frigid winds and snow in the mountainous, northern regions particularly. However, it is except in the coastal areas where the high temperature of the sea regulates warmer weather. Thereby keeping off the harsher effects of the winter that is being experienced in the upper parts of the country.

Moderate to heavy thunderstorms which brings the rains accumulated during summer are evident during fall. The northern region usually experiences this heavy showers. The Sirocco wind coming from Africa heightens the warmer temperature during spring and fall. It makes almost the entire country to share the same kind of weather.

ABRUZZO

Here is the weather in Abruzzo Italy all year round:

From January to March, Abruzzo registers typically relatively cold weather. It is from as low as 2°C to as high as 14°C with a short amount of sunshine. The sunshine averages only to six hours like most of the rest of Italy. The region also experiences a moderate amount of rainfall from about 53 to 63 mm during the winter season. However, the temperature goes up beginning from April once spring arrives. From 7°C to 15°C, it can go up to 17°C to 25°C, which is a perfect time for sightseeing. Spring offers the ideal time for the blossoming of various flowering plants. The sun stays up longer for eight to nine hours, making the days for touring activities longer as well!

During July to September, there’s a minimal chance of raining as the sun is at its brightest. It can shine up to 10 hours. Summer encourages people to wear thinner clothes as temperatures are at its highest too. It is around 28°C with the minimum playing about 17°C. Once fall begins in the month of October going to December, the temperature goes down to an average of 15°C. There is a very heavy amount of monthly rainfall to be expected at around 70 mm.

AOSTA VALLEY

Here is the weather in Aosta Valley Italy all year round:

The region offers a colder climate from 12°C to -1°C-. There are only four hours of average sunshine with around 35 mm during winter time. During spring season which happens from April to June, expect temperatures to climb from mildly cold (15°C) to warm (26°C). It is quite similar already to the feeling of summer. Aosta valley usually has an average 24°C-29°C of temperature from July to September. Fall is probably the best time to visit the region for cold-loving tourists. It is with an average low of 0°C-10°C that can only go to 7°C -18°C during October, November and December. Touring around with the right amount of breeze and less probability of rainfall is a good plan.

APULIA

Here is the weather in Apulia Italy all year round:

Aside from its generous noshes and inviting architectural designs, the region has mild winters that are accompanied by rainy days. July is its hottest month where temperature plays between 19°C-28°C. The region also has a long summer due to the warm weather. You can observe it from the last week of May. It goes up to September which makes Apulia a desirable destination for swimmers and those seeking for fun-filled water adventures. The month that has the most rain is during November where the average is at around 93 mm.

BASILICATA

Here is the weather in Basilicata Italy all year round:

Basilicata is a cool place to be. The average yearly low temperature is from 1°C-13°C while the highest is at 11°C-25°C. Fall and winter seasons are the coldest. Spring has the mildest temperature from 9°C-18°C while summer is moderately hot. The temperatures go up to the usual 25°C usually in July and August. The average yearly rainfall is at around 53 mm. The winter season experiences most of the heavy rains that can be measured at around 70-80 mm.

CALABRIA

Here is the weather in Calabria Italy all year round:

On the other hand, Calabria is on the verge of being a tropical region. It is where winter temperature is playing only from 8°C-15°C while the rest of the year is almost warm. The lowest average temperature is at 15°C during the spring. It peaks at 31°C during the summer months of July and August. Rainfall is less expected in the last part. Most of the summer, it will only around 9 mm average of monthly rain. Winter and rain are more prevalent during fall and winter at a monthly average of 53 mm.

CAMPANIA

The region covering Naples shares almost the same kind of climate like Calabria. Campania has a relatively warmer temperature most of the year. Winter season feels like 8°C 15°C and possesses an average monthly rainfall of 42-63 mm. It is quite similar during fall although fall registers a 10°C-24°C of temperature. Days are longer from April to September.

EMILIA-ROMAGNA

Known as the area where another popular tourist destination, Bologna, can be found. Emilia Romagna receives a high amount of rainfall every month. It is with the highest average of 61-81 mm during fall and the lowest every fall at around 43-60 mm. The rest of the year, Emilia-Romagna accumulates approximately 53-67 mm of monthly rainfall. Most of the year, the region’s lowest temperature can be felt during winter and fall. It is from -2°C to 4°C, while the spring and summer seasons from April to September. The temperature rises only to as high as 25°C-29°C.

FRIULI-VENEZIA

Like in Emilia-Romagna, the average yearly rainfall in Friuli-Venezia is at 50-71 mm mainly during fall. It is where the monthly moisture can be measured to as high as 77 mm. The average most elevated temperature can be felt during summer. It ranges from 17°C-29 while the lowest is of course during winter at 3°C-12°C. Most of the year, the temperature can be considered as warm. It makes this region a must-visit destination particularly it’s capital city Trieste. You can find the Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia here. It symbolises the region as a melting pot of Italian, Austrian and Slavic cultures.

LAZIO

To those who are planning to visit the best of Rome or other nearby areas, prepare in advance. Lazio is where winter is only at around 8°C while summer can be stifling hot. It is because the humidity makes the region to feel a normal 31°C average temperature with very little rainfalls. The climate during spring and fall seasons are almost identical. Temperatures are at a modest average of 12°C-24°C. The only difference is that there are more chances of rainfalls during fall making spring as the ideal time to visit the region.

LIGURIA

Offers a climate similar to that of Friuli-Venezia where the summers and winters are not that extreme. It is only 17°C-29°C during hot, sunny days while temperature only drops between 3°C-12°C on winter. Spring is almost like summer with an average of 11°C-22°C while fall is more cooling at 8°C-16°C. With monthly rainfalls of 74 mm, it is the highest than in any other time of the year.

LOMBARDY

With only an average of 11°C-22°C yearly temperature, we suggest a trip to Milan at any time. Winter temperature is only at an average of 7°C, while fall also offers almost the same kind of breeze. Springtime is on the verge of feeling that summer is already around the corner. It is with an average of 11°C-22°C while July and August remain the hottest. Their temperatures go high as much as 29°C at this point of time.

MARCHE

From a low to a high average of 16°C to 26°C, the Marche region experiences a more humid climate all year round which peaks to 31°C during the months of July and August where there is only about 9 mm of monthly rainfall expected. Expect a more or less 24°C of warm temperature both during spring and fall even though there is a prevalent amount of rain.

MOLISE

Molise experiences many spots of rain during fall with an average of 75-80 mm per month that goes through up to the first part of the winter season. For the whole year, the region has a very relatively cold temperature which only hits 25°C during summer, the highest than in any other time of the year where mostly the temperature is only at 10°C-18°C.

PIEDMONT

The economic and cultural hub in northern Italy, Piedmont. It enjoys the more extended sunshine than other regions in the country, but despite the long days, the place still maintains a desirable climate. Wherein fall is always quite cold at 8°C-16°C while spring is at 11°C-22°C and summer offers a warmer temperature that doesn’t – goes more than 29°C. Winter is estimated to be at around 3°C-12°C and the average annual rainfall is measured to be at 981 mm where most of the rains occur during the months of October, November, and December up to the mid-winter which is February.

SARDINIA

From the initial part of spring up to the early days of fall, the temperature in Sardinia is between 15°C-25°C which can go not more than 28°C during summer. During winter the temperature is still manageable as it only stays from 3°C-11°C most of the time. Chances of rainfall are evident most of the year with the last phase of the summer up to early spring as the time where the monthly rain that falls is at 62 mm.

SICILY

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Fall and winter have colder days in Sicily, beginning April, the temperature starts to climb from 12°C and reaches its height of 28°C by July and August while the next colder days can be felt again by the middle of fall which is in November. Expect some rains in the early part of spring and also during the fall season wherein the average amount of rainfall that falls during this time at around 70 mm.

TRENTINO-ALTO

Sandwiched between Austria and Switzerland, the mountainous area of Trentino-Alto is considered to be the coldest region in the whole of Italy where temperatures can drop to below zero given its geographical location of being in the inner side of northern Italy. However, the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is best for hiking and trekking, so for those seeking a tranquil adventure without minding the heavy cold feeling around, Trentino is the best place. For those who just want a balanced atmosphere, Trentino is still a good place, a summer schedule for hiking and trekking is perfect as well as Trentino has a moderate kind of hotness during summer where the temperature reaches 28°C the most. Given those, the two seasons between, the spring and fall seasons offer a highly enjoyable climate with an average of 11°C-16°C of temperature.

UMBRIA

Summers in Umbria are usually battered with muggy hot temperatures of 31°C at the highest, making the region dry during this season. Winters are a bit mild with an average of 8°C-15°C from January to March while spring and fall share the same kind of temperature of 12°C-20°C at the standard with an only minor difference as some days of spring exudes a bit higher temperature of up to 24°C the most. Yearly precipitation is estimated to about 816 mm with most the rainfall occurs during the middle of the fall season going on up to the final phase of the winter at an estimated monthly average of 53-63 mm.

VENETO

Being situated down of the Trentino-Alto region, winter time in Veneto is almost like that of Trentino. From December to February, the average temperature is from 0°C-8°C. The months of March and April have a good blend of warm and cold temperature where the average falls usually more or less at 15°C. From October to December, expect more rains although the temperature still feels like that of spring.
Being situated down of the Trentino-Alto region, winter time in Veneto is almost like that of Trentino. From December to February, the average temperature is from 0°C-8°C. The months of March and April have a good blend of warm and cold temperature where the average falls usually more or less at 15°C. From October to December, expect more rains although the temperature still feels like that of spring.


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