Average Sunshine in Italy for September





The tables below give September 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 September sunshine
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
201 Bologna 18 19
180 Bolzano 15 17
Cervia 19 19
165 Monte Cimone 17 14
Paganella 14 14
Passo Rolle 16 12
Rimini 19 18
Tarvisio 14 16
210 Trieste 18 19
198 Venice (Venezia) 16 20
Verona 18 19
Vicenza 17 19

Northwestern Italy

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

Average amount of sun in September
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bergamo 16 17
Brescia 18 19
201 Genoa (Genova) 17 17
186 Milan (Milano) 17 19
168 Turin (Torino) 15 17

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 September sun
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
237 Ancona 18 12
Arezzo 18 18
Civitavecchia 18 18
Florence (Firenze) 17 19
Monte Argentario 18 18
195 Monte Terminillo 19 13
Perugia 19 19
219 Pisa 16 18
Ponza Island 22 22
Rome (Roma) 22 22
Volterra 16 14

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 September on average
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
Bari 21 20
255 Capo Palinuro 23 21
Foggia 19 19
Lecce 22 23
234 Naples (Napoli) 20 20
219 Pescara 18 16
Reggio Calabria 24 23
Santa Maria di Leuca 21 21
Termoli 19 18

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 September
Hours Place Sunny Morn­ings Clear Eve­nings
249 Alghero, Sardinia 21 20
246 Cagliari, Sardinia 20 19
Catania, Sicily 23 20
240 Messina, Sicily 20 19
Palermo, Sicily 22 19
237 Pantelleria Island 20 20
252 Ustica Island 22 22
Reference

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

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