Average Annual Temperatures in Italy

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The average annual temperatures are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit for dozens of places throughout Italy, including major cities, ski resorts and beaches.

The tables give the maximum and minimum yearly temperatures based on weather data collected from 1971 to 2000.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Northeast, Northwest, Central , South and Italy's Mediterranean Islands.

Northeastern Italy

This section takes in the regions of Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto. Three weather stations on the list are located at over 2000 metres (6560 feet) elevation: Paganella and Passo Rolle in the Dolomites and Monte Cimone of the Apennine Mountains.

Average annual temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
65 48 Bologna 18   9
64 42 Bolzano 18   6
65 46 Cervia 18   8
40 32 Monte Cimone   5   0
41 31 Paganella   5   0
43 31 Passo Rolle   6  -1
65 48 Rimini 18   9
55 37 Tarvisio 13   3
63 53 Trieste 17 12
63 48 Venice (Venezia) 17   9
64 47 Verona 18   8
64 46 Vicenza 18   8

Northwestern Italy

The cities here are in the regions of Liguria, Lombardy (Lombardia) and Piedmont.

Temperatures averages for the year
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
63 46 Bergamo 17   8
63 46 Brescia 17   8
66 55 Genoa (Genova) 19 13
64 47 Milan (Milano) 18   8
63 45 Turin (Torino) 17   7

Central Italy

The regions of central Italy include Lazio and Tuscany (Toscana) along the west coast, Umbria in the interior and Marche on the east coast. The highest weather station of this group sits at 1875 metres (6150 feet) on Monte Terminillo.

Annual average temperature
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
64 48 Ancona 18   9
66 44 Arezzo 19   7
67 56 Civitavecchia 19 13
69 49 Florence (Firenze) 20   9
61 51 Monte Argentario 16 10
46 36 Monte Terminillo   8   2
66 46 Perugia 19   8
68 48 Pisa 20   9
66 58 Ponza Island 19 14
71 48 Rome (Roma) 21   9
60 50 Volterra 16 10

Southern Italy

The regions covered here make up Italy's boot, ranging from Abruzzo in the north to Calabria in the south and include Apulia (Puglia), Campania and Molise. Capo Palinuro is in the National Park of Cilento on Italy's west coast.

Average yearly temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
69 52 Bari 20 11
68 56 Capo Palinuro 20 14
70 50 Foggia 21 10
71 51 Lecce 22 11
70 52 Naples (Napoli) 21 11
67 48 Pescara 20   9
72 57 Reggio Calabria 22 14
67 57 Santa Maria di Leuca 20 14
65 56 Termoli 19 13

Mediterranean Islands

The weather data given in this table are for the Italian islands of Sardinia (Sardegna) and Sicily (Sicilia). Also included are two smaller islands: Ustica located north of Sicily, and Pantelleria to the southwest of Sicily.

Average annual temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
69 52 Alghero, Sardinia 21 11
71 53 Cagliari, Sardinia 22 12
74 53 Catania, Sicily 24 12
71 61 Messina, Sicily 22 16
71 59 Palermo, Sicily 22 15
69 59 Pantelleria Island 21 15
68 58 Ustica Island 20 15
Reference

Climatologia del Centro. Nazionale di Meteorologia e Climatologia Aeronautica. Repubblica Italiana. Atlante climatico.

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