Average Sunshine in Italy for April





The tables below give April averages for the hours of sunshine and number of sunny days at dozens of cities and vacation spots throughout Italy.

The numbers for hours of sunshine a place gets this month are averages from 1961 to 1990. These data are available for only some locations.

The monthly totals of days with sun are averages of weather data collected during 1971 to 2000. These are counts of the days when at least half the sky is clear of cloud. The morning figure is for 8 am and the evening is for 8 pm Central European Summer Time, which is local time.

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.

Total April sunshine
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
174 Bologna 14 14
159 Bolzano 14 13
Cervia 14 13
126 Monte Cimone 11 8
Paganella 12 10
Passo Rolle 13 8
Rimini 14 13
Tarvisio 13 13
177 Trieste 12 12
174 Venice (Venezia) 13 14
Verona 14 13
Vicenza 13 14

Northwestern Italy

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

Average amount of sun in April
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bergamo 13 13
Brescia 13 12
192 Genoa (Genova) 12 13
177 Milan (Milano) 14 14
180 Turin (Torino) 13 14

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.

Average April sun
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
177 Ancona 13 16
Arezzo 11 10
Civitavecchia 14 12
Florence (Firenze) 12 12
Monte Argentario 13 13
135 Monte Terminillo 13 6
Perugia 13 12
192 Pisa 11 12
Ponza Island 16 16
Rome (Roma) 15 15
Volterra 12 11

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.

Number of sunny hours and days in April on average
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bari 16 14
201 Capo Palinuro 14 13
Foggia 14 13
Lecce 15 16
189 Naples (Napoli) 13 12
192 Pescara 15 12
Reggio Calabria 18 18
Santa Maria di Leuca 15 15
Termoli 14 12

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 total sunshine in April
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
216 Alghero, Sardinia 14 14
213 Cagliari, Sardinia 14 13
Catania, Sicily 19 17
207 Messina, Sicily 13 12
Palermo, Sicily 15 17
207 Pantelleria Island 13 14
216 Ustica Island 15 16
Reference

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

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