Average Sunshine in Italy for February





The tables below give February 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 7 am and the evening is for 7 pm local time, Central European 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 February sunshine
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
95 Bologna 13 14
120 Bolzano 14 17
Cervia 11 12
115 Monte Cimone 15 13
Paganella 16 16
Passo Rolle 17 15
Rimini 12 12
Tarvisio 16 17
118 Trieste 15 14
106 Venice (Venezia) 14 16
Verona 14 15
Vicenza 14 16

Northwestern Italy

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

Average amount of sun in February
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bergamo 15 15
Brescia 13 15
126 Genoa (Genova) 15 14
95 Milan (Milano) 13 15
118 Turin (Torino) 15 16

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 February sun
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
95 Ancona 11 18
Arezzo 13 15
Civitavecchia 16 16
Florence (Firenze) 14 14
Monte Argentario 16 15
109 Monte Terminillo 14 12
Perugia 13 14
120 Pisa 13 14
Ponza Island 15 16
Rome (Roma) 12 13
Volterra 13 13

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 February on average
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bari 14 13
132 Capo Palinuro 14 13
Foggia 13 14
Lecce 13 15
123 Naples (Napoli) 14 14
109 Pescara 12 11
Reggio Calabria 15 15
Santa Maria di Leuca 13 13
Termoli 12 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 February
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
137 Alghero, Sardinia 14 13
134 Cagliari, Sardinia 14 12
Catania, Sicily 17 15
129 Messina, Sicily 11 12
Palermo, Sicily 14 13
137 Pantelleria Island 12 13
143 Ustica Island 15 14
Reference

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

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