Average Temperatures for Italy in January

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Average temperatures for January at cities and vacation spots all over Italy are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum monthly 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 January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
43 31 Bologna   6  -1
43 24 Bolzano   6  -5
44 31 Cervia   7   0
29 21 Monte Cimone  -2  -6
28 20 Paganella  -2  -7
30 19 Passo Rolle  -1  -7
46 33 Rimini   8   0
36 22 Tarvisio   2  -6
46 39 Trieste   8   4
44 32 Venice (Venezia)   7   0
43 30 Verona   6  -1
45 30 Vicenza   7  -1

Northwestern Italy

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

Average daily temperatures in January
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
44 30 Bergamo   7  -1
42 28 Brescia   5  -2
53 42 Genoa (Genova) 12   6
43 30 Milan (Milano)   6  -1
44 28 Turin (Torino)   7  -3

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.

January temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
48 34 Ancona   9   1
48 32 Arezzo   9   0
56 45 Civitavecchia 13   7
52 36 Florence (Firenze) 11   2
46 39 Monte Argentario   8   4
34 25 Monte Terminillo   1  -4
48 33 Perugia   9   1
53 36 Pisa 11   2
54 48 Ponza 12   9
55 36 Rome (Roma) 13   2
46 38 Volterra   8   4

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 January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 41 Bari 13   5
56 46 Capo Palinuro 13   8
53 38 Foggia 12   3
55 40 Lecce 13   4
55 40 Naples (Napoli) 13   4
52 35 Pescara 11   2
60 47 Reggio Calabria 15   8
55 46 Santa Maria di Leuca 13   8
51 43 Termoli 11   6

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 January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
57 42 Alghero, Sardinia 14   6
58 42 Cagliari, Sardinia 14   6
60 42 Catania, Sicily 16   5
58 50 Messina, Sicily 14 10
58 48 Palermo, Sicily 15   9
57 50 Pantelleria 14 10
56 48 Ustica 13   9
Reference

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

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