Average Sunshine in Italy for July





The tables below give July 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 July sunshine
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
291 Bologna 23 23
233 Bolzano 17 15
Cervia 23 22
229 Monte Cimone 22 17
Paganella 14 13
Passo Rolle 17 9
Rimini 24 23
Tarvisio 17 15
288 Trieste 20 20
288 Venice (Venezia) 20 21
Verona 19 21
Vicenza 19 20

Northwestern Italy

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

Average amount of sun in July
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bergamo 19 19
Brescia 19 20
295 Genoa (Genova) 21 21
285 Milan (Milano) 20 20
260 Turin (Torino) 17 18

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 July sun
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
313 Ancona 23 7
Arezzo 24 21
Civitavecchia 25 25
Florence (Firenze) 23 23
Monte Argentario 22 24
276 Monte Terminillo 25 17
Perugia 25 22
316 Pisa 21 23
Ponza Island 27 28
Rome (Roma) 28 27
Volterra 23 23

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 July on average
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bari 26 23
335 Capo Palinuro 27 26
Foggia 25 23
Lecce 27 26
313 Naples (Napoli) 26 24
304 Pescara 24 21
Reggio Calabria 29 29
Santa Maria di Leuca 27 27
Termoli 25 22

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 July
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
350 Alghero, Sardinia 26 27
335 Cagliari, Sardinia 26 26
Catania, Sicily 29 28
332 Messina, Sicily 26 25
Palermo, Sicily 28 29
322 Pantelleria Island 22 26
347 Ustica Island 27 28
Reference

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

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