Humidity Levels in Italy During January





The average humidity in January 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 January
Place High Low
Bologna 93 69
Bolzano 92 49
Cervia 98 72
Monte Cimone 86 51
Paganella 79 48
Passo Rolle 80 45
Rimini 97 68
Tarvisio 95 65
Trieste 79 55
Venice (Venezia) 94 64
Verona 98 71
Vicenza 97 62

Northwestern Italy

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

Daily high and low humidity (%) averages in January
Place High Low
Bergamo 92 58
Brescia 97 70
Genoa (Genova) 79 50
Milan (Milano) 96 70
Turin (Torino) 93 59

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 January humidity (%)
Place High Low
Ancona 95 65
Arezzo 94 60
Civitavecchia 85 63
Florence (Firenze) 91 56
Monte Argentario 94 59
Monte Terminillo 90 59
Perugia 96 67
Pisa 93 57
Ponza Island 88 62
Rome (Roma) 96 58
Volterra 90 66

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 January
Place High Low
Bari 91 60
Capo Palinuro 86 57
Foggia 96 62
Lecce 97 65
Naples (Napoli) 93 57
Pescara 93 54
Reggio Calabria 90 55
Santa Maria di Leuca 91 66
Termoli 91 66

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 January humidity levels (%)
Place High Low
Alghero, Sardinia 93 65
Cagliari, Sardinia 96 62
Catania, Sicily 95 51
Messina, Sicily 88 58
Palermo, Sicily 83 51
Pantelleria Island 91 63
Ustica Island 94 69
Reference

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

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