Humidity Levels in Italy During August





The average humidity in August is listed below for major cities and other places throughout Italy. The tables give the month's daily averages for the highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

All the numbers here are based on weather data collected from 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 relative humidity (%) in August
Place High Low
Bologna 89 46
Bolzano 93 43
Cervia 96 50
Monte Cimone 92 50
Paganella 94 57
Passo Rolle 97 48
Rimini 94 53
Tarvisio 97 50
Trieste 78 46
Venice (Venezia) 93 51
Verona 97 50
Vicenza 93 47

Northwestern Italy

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

Daily high and low humidity (%) averages in August
Place High Low
Bergamo 90 46
Brescia 94 45
Genoa (Genova) 83 57
Milan (Milano) 94 50
Turin (Torino) 94 51

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 August humidity (%)
Place High Low
Ancona 92 51
Arezzo 92 33
Civitavecchia 86 62
Florence (Firenze) 92 40
Monte Argentario 88 43
Monte Terminillo 89 51
Perugia 95 38
Pisa 94 44
Ponza Island 92 57
Rome (Roma) 97 40
Volterra 88 47

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.

Average daily humidity (%) for August
Place High Low
Bari 86 47
Capo Palinuro 90 55
Foggia 92 33
Lecce 95 41
Naples (Napoli) 94 47
Pescara 95 49
Reggio Calabria 87 47
Santa Maria di Leuca 91 52
Termoli 92 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 August humidity levels (%)
Place High Low
Alghero, Sardinia 93 48
Cagliari, Sardinia 92 39
Catania, Sicily 90 36
Messina, Sicily 86 46
Palermo, Sicily 77 39
Pantelleria Island 89 50
Ustica Island 94 57
Reference

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

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