Annual Average Humidity in Italy





The average humidity year round is listed below for cities and other places throughout Italy. The tables give the averages of daily readings for the highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

The numbers here are averages for the years 1971 to 2000.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

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 annual relative humidity (%)
Place High Low
Bologna 92 55
Bolzano 92 45
Cervia 97 59
Monte Cimone 92 55
Paganella 88 56
Passo Rolle 90 48
Rimini 96 59
Tarvisio 96 56
Trieste 79 50
Venice (Venezia) 93 57
Verona 97 58
Vicenza 95 53

Northwestern Italy

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

Average humidity (%) year round
Place High Low
Bergamo 91 51
Brescia 96 54
Genoa (Genova) 82 54
Milan (Milano) 94 56
Turin (Torino) 93 54

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 humidity (%) daily
Place High Low
Ancona 94 57
Arezzo 94 47
Civitavecchia 86 62
Florence (Firenze) 92 48
Monte Argentario 92 53
Monte Terminillo 93 60
Perugia 96 52
Pisa 94 51
Ponza Island 90 60
Rome (Roma) 97 49
Volterra 89 57

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.

Annual average humidity levels (%)
Place High Low
Bari 90 52
Capo Palinuro 88 53
Foggia 95 47
Lecce 96 52
Naples (Napoli) 94 52
Pescara 94 51
Reggio Calabria 89 51
Santa Maria di Leuca 91 60
Termoli 91 63

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 relative humidity (%) for the year
Place High Low
Alghero, Sardinia 93 57
Cagliari, Sardinia 95 51
Catania, Sicily 94 43
Messina, Sicily 87 51
Palermo, Sicily 81 44
Pantelleria Island 91 56
Ustica Island 94 61
Reference

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

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