Best time to visit, weather and climate Sicily

Best time to visit Sicily, Italy

The best time to visit the island of Sicily in Italy is from may until october, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature on Sicily is 29°C in july and the lowest is 12°C in january. The water temperature is between 14°C and 30°C. The weather and climate of Sicily is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Sicily is an 8,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Sicily has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sicily or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Sicily per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
12°C 12°C 15°C 17°C 21°C 25°C 29°C 29°C 26°C 22°C 18°C 14°C
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47
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28
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21
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18
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Climate Sicily

The island Sicily has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Sicily is 20° degrees and there is about 485 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 206 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 5.


Climate Sicily

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 12°C 12°C 15°C 17°C 21°C 25°C 29°C 29°C 26°C 22°C 18°C 14°C
Night 7°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 17°C 21°C 22°C 20°C 17°C 13°C 9°C
Water 14°C 14°C 14°C 17°C 20°C 25°C 29°C 30°C 27°C 23°C 20°C 17°C
Precip 43
mm
47
mm
28
mm
21
mm
18
mm
7
mm
4
mm
19
mm
51
mm
54
mm
30
mm
28
mm
Rain
days
14 13 12 11 7 5 3 5 12 13 11 11
Dry
days
17 15 19 19 24 25 28 26 18 18 19 20
Sun hours
per day
5 6 8 11 12 12 12 12 11 7 6 6
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 6 5 4 3
 


Climate Sicily january

On average, it is maximum 12° in january on Sicily and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In january there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily february

On average, it is maximum 12° in february on Sicily and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In february there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily march

On average, it is maximum 15° in march on Sicily and at least around 8° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In march there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily april

On average, it is maximum 17° in april on Sicily and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily may

On average, it is maximum 21° in may on Sicily and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In may there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june on Sicily and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In june there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july on Sicily and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In july there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august on Sicily and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In august there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september on Sicily and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily october

On average, it is maximum 22° in october on Sicily and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In october there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily november

On average, it is maximum 18° in november on Sicily and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month on Sicily.

Climate Sicily december

On average, it is maximum 14° in december on Sicily and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month on Sicily.

14 day weather forecast Sicily

The weather for Sicily in Italy will be 25° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Sicily is based on the weather in Palermo.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
29 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 25°C 20°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
We
30 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 25°C 19°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Th
1 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 20°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3
Fr
2 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 27°C 17°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4
Sa
3 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 33°C 19°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 4
Su
4 Oct
Bewolkt 23°C 18°C 25°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 2
Mo
5 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 15°C 25°C 1.3 mm 30% 2m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
6 Oct
Licht bewolkt 21°C 13°C 25°C 1.2 mm 30% 2m/s 5
We
7 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 20°C 13°C 25°C 1.8 mm 40% 4m/s 3
Th
8 Oct
Licht bewolkt 20°C 13°C 25°C 0.1 mm 10% 3m/s 5
Fr
9 Oct
Licht bewolkt 22°C 13°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Sa
10 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 20°C 13°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Su
11 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 20°C 13°C 25°C 0.3 mm 20% 2m/s 2
Mo
12 Oct
Lichte regenbuien 18°C 12°C 25°C 3.5 mm 80% 2m/s 1

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Vacation Sicily

Hotels and apartments on Sicily

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Flight tickets to Sicily

Sicily has 2 airports which you can fly to:

  • Falcone–Borsellino Airport
    Palermo
  • Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
    Catania

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About Sicily

Sicily is an island that belongs to Italy. The capital of Sicily is Palermo. It has a total surface of 25.710 km² with 7.600 km of coastline and the population consists of 5.094.937 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 9x smaller than United States. If you want to call Sicily you have to use +39 or 0039 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +395012457809 or 00395012457809.

Sicily is in a straight line at 1.902 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hours.

The coordinates of Sicily, Italy are latitude: 37.5999938 en longitude: 14.0153557

The GPS coordinates are N 37° 36' 0.0000" en E 14° 0' 55.4400"

Currency Sicily

In Sicily the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 29 september 2020

1 Euro = 1,17 United States dollar
100 Euro = 116,68 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,86 Euro
100 United States dollar = 85,70 Euro

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Time difference Sicily

On Sicily it is now 22:22 o’clock in the evening on tuesday 29 september 2020. That is 6 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Sicily is Europe/Rome and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Sicily

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay on Sicily.

  • Tekenencefalitis