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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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: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local’s Home | Messina: Private Home Cooking Demo with a Four-Course Meal | Messina: Market Tour, Private Home Cooking Class and Dinner | Messina: 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour w/ a Local Guide | Messina: The Art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Local | Messina: Market Tour & Lunch/Dinner at a Cesarina’s Home | Shore Excursion to Taormina, Castelmola & Naxos |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Messina
scattered clouds     scattered clouds, 9.8 °C
Clouds: 40 %       Wind: 9 mph W
Air Pressure: 1023 hPa       Humidity: 59 %
Last updated: 13th Mar 2022, 02:40 am
The next days …
6th Mar 20227th Mar 20228th Mar 20229th Mar 202210th Mar 202211th Mar 2022
light rain9 °C to 12 °Clight rain8 °C to 11 °Clight rain9 °C to 12 °Clight rain7 °C to 10 °Clight rain7 °C to 11 °Cfew clouds6 °C to 9 °C
9 °C to 12 °C8 °C to 11 °C9 °C to 12 °C7 °C to 10 °C7 °C to 11 °C6 °C to 9 °C
Clouds: 69 %Clouds: 96 %Clouds: 47 %Clouds: 65 %Clouds: 32 %Clouds: 13 %
0.02 in of rain0.11 in of rain0.1 in of rain0.11 in of rain0.07 in of rainNo Precipitation
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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