Best Time to Visit Sicily

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Sicily. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Messina. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Sicily for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 10 °C to 30 °C
Waves Symbol 13 °C to 25 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.554.61 in (2 – 12 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Sicily: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 15 °C
Water max. 14 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 15 °C
Water max. 13 °C
MarchMar
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
Water max. 14 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 18 °C
Water max. 15 °C
MayMay
TemperaturesTemp. up to 22 °C
JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
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NovemberNov
TemperaturesTemp. up to 19 °C
DecemberDec
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
Water max. 16 °C

Climate Chart Sicily

Messina

Climate Chart Messina
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Sicily

In the following, you will find the climate table for Sicily, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Messina (Sicily)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature15°15°16°18°22°26°30°30°27°23°19°16°
Night Temperature10°10°11°13°16°20°23°24°21°17°14°11°
Water Temperature14°13°14°15°17°21°24°25°24°22°19°16°
Precipitation (inch)4.453.863.312.361.260.550.750.942.174.294.214.61
Rainy days1211984223591012
Hours of Sunshine456781011108654
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Messina is 18.2 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: August (26.2 °C)
Coldest month: January (11.8 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Messina is 25 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
May, June, July, August, September, October, and November

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
June, July, August, September, and October

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 32.76 inch on 87 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

You cannot expect snow in any month in Messina.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 10.7 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities

More attractions

Messina: Market Tour & Lunch/Dinner at a Cesarina’s Home | Messina Private Home Cooking Class | Shore Excursion to Taormina, Castelmola & Naxos | Full-Day Reggio Calabria, Scilla & the Riace Bronzes | Etna and Taormina Shore Excursion | Messina: 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour w/ a Local Guide | Private Wine Tour & Tasting on the Mediterranean Sea |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Messina
broken clouds     broken clouds, 11 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 2 mph SW
Air Pressure: 1013 hPa       Humidity: 81 %
Last updated: 21st Jan 2019, 01:55 am
The next days …
21st Jan 201922nd Jan 201923rd Jan 201924th Jan 201925th Jan 201926th Jan 2019
light rain10 °C to 14 °Clight rain10 °C to 14 °Cscattered clouds9 °C to 12 °Clight rain8 °C to 12 °Clight rain9 °C to 13 °Clight rain7 °C to 12 °C
10 °C to 14 °C10 °C to 14 °C9 °C to 12 °C8 °C to 12 °C9 °C to 13 °C7 °C to 12 °C
Clouds: 24 %Clouds: 24 %Clouds: 36 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 55 %Clouds: 15 %
0.09 in of rain0.12 in of rainNo Precipitation0.1 in of rain0.08 in of rain0.02 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Italy: Regions

Sicily is part of the holiday destination Italy. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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