Climate Sicily

The island Sicily has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Sicily is 20° degrees and there is about 351 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 229 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 5.

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Climate Sicily by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 12 15 17 21 25 29 29 26 22 18 14
Night temp. (°C) 7 7 8 10 13 17 21 22 20 17 13 9
Water temp. (°C) 14 14 14 17 20 25 29 30 27 23 20 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 43 47 28 21 18 7 4 19 51 54 30 28
Days with rain 14 13 12 11 7 5 3 5 12 13 11 11
Dry days 17 15 19 19 24 25 28 26 18 18 19 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 6 8 11 12 12 12 12 11 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 6 5 4 3

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Best time to visit Sicily

Every tourist and every destination are unique. The stunning island in the Mediterranean has a lot to offer tourists, from its stunning beaches and clean waters to its lively culture and delectable cuisine. What sort of tourist you are and what you hope to gain out of your trip will determine when is the ideal time to visit Sicily.

Sicily experiences warm winters and hot, dry summers because to its Mediterranean environment. In the summer, when temperatures average approximately 30°C, the island is busiest. High season, which lasts from June through August, coincides with the time when lodging and airfare are most expensive.

Consider traveling to Sicily in the spring or fall when the weather is still good but there are less visitors if you want to avoid the crowds. While there may be some rain while you're there, you'll still find hotels and restaurants at considerably lower prices than they are at the height of the tourist season.

It is best to visit Sicily in the spring or fall if you intend to spend the most of your time outside because those seasons provide the finest weather for exploring, bicycling, and hiking. Foodies will also like this time of year because of the availability of fresh produce that the warmer months bring to the market. Vacationers who enjoy the beach should schedule their vacation for July or August, when the water is the hottest.

You will enjoy a great trip to Sicily no matter what time of year you go.

Sicily weather by month

What is the average Sicily weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Sicily?

Sicily is an island belonging to Italy. It lies in a straight line 5,861 km from New Delhi.

The coordinates of Sicily are:

  • Latitude: 37.5999938
  • Longitude: 14.0153557

The GPS coordinates are 37° 36' N, 14° 0' E

How long is the flight to Sicily?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Sicily is approximately 8 h. 10 min.

What are the airports on Sicily?

These are the airports on Sicily:

  • Falcone–Borsellino Airport (PMO) in Palermo
  • Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) in Catania

How many inhabitants does Sicily have?

Sicily has 5,094,937 inhabitants.

How big is Sicily?

The surface area of Sicily is 25,710 km². It is 128x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Sicily?

The capital of Sicily is Palermo.

What is the area code of Sicily?

The area code to call Sicily is +39.

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