Weather in Italy in january 2021

Below, check out the weather forecast for the month of january for most popular cities in Italy. These forecasts are probabilities for january from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Weather details in january

The month of January is at the heart of the winter season, so the low temperatures dominate the climate throughout this month in Italy. However, the manifestation of this coldness differs from one place to another, because of the influence of height. It is possible to have snowfall in inland towns such as Turin, while in Sicily and Sardinia - the weather is relatively mild.

January in Northern Italy

From Turin to Trieste, via Milan and Verona, northern Italy faces cold temperatures that can easily drop below zero. Against all odds however, the weather in Italy throughout January translates into a timid presence of the sun. Despite this timid sunshine, warm clothes remain indispensable if wanting to feel comfortable.

January in the Center of Italy

The sun continues to liven up the day in most Italian cities such as Tuscany, Bologna, Siena and Umbria. Even if snowfall is not frequent, it is recommended to bundle before going out and enjoy the winter sun because it is cold - with temperatures varying between 1° C and 9° C.

January on the Mediterranean Coast

A gentle atmosphere with sunshine awakens those who choose to re-energize in the Italian islands of the Mediterranean. These characteristics of the weather in January throughout Italy are the cause of fame to destinations like Capri, Palermo or Oristano in Sardinia. Indeed, it's enough to wear a sweater jacket to fully enjoy the winter sun.

January on the Adriatic Coast

Although the thermometer displays a few degrees more compared to the temperatures in the center of the country, the cold defines the climate of the Italian coastline overlooking the Adriatic Sea. However, there are a few differences, because the more we head south - the more mild the atmosphere becomes.



Organised tours and trips in Italy in january


Where to go in Italy in january?

Where to go in Italy in january: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Where should you go in Italy in january when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Italy in january ranges from bad to very bad depending on the region and city.

warning in january the weather varied depending on the city and regions of the country.

January is not the best month to spend holidays in Italy. The weather in Palermo, Cefalù, Trapani, Alghero, Capri, Catane, Brindisi, Sicily, Taormina, Cagliari, Sardinia and Lecce is ok but correct. The sun is not there all the time and you might make you wet by rain often. Nonetheless, if you don't plan a beach and relaxation holiday in Italy but rather nature excursions or walking, this climate could be appropriate. In addition, there are certainly fewer tourists dyring this month of january.

But it is finally better than in Rimini, Trieste, Bologna, Amalfi, Puglia, Bari, Rome, Pescara, Umbria, Pompeii, Florence, Genoa, Olbia, Pisa, Tuscany, Milan, Verona, Naples, Vatican, Venice, Turin, Calabria and Siena and surrounding areas where the climate is very bad. It is not advisable to go to these areas in january.


Italy: get the best price!


Finding flights. Thank you for waiting.

Find a flight to Italy:


Climate in Italy in january

Climate in Rome in january

In january, the mean temperature in Rome is 52°F (maximum temperature is 56°F and minimum temperature is 49°F). The climate is fairly cold here in this month, but it is tolerable when dressing cosy. With 3.6in over 10 days, you will experience some showers throughout your journey. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With an unfavorable weather, the month of january is not recommended month to go in that area in Italy.

January
Average temperature 52°F
Highest temperature 56°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Sea temperature 59°F
Rainfall 3.6in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(34%)
Humidity 76%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 36%
Length of day 09:29
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Rome in january

Climate in Calabria in january

In january, the mean temperature in Calabria is 47°F (maximum temperature is 50°F and minimum temperature is 45°F). The climate is relatively cool in that locality in the month of january, but it is endurable by dressing hot. With 6.1in over 13 days, rain may occur during your trip. But this is rather reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad weather, the month of january is not the best time to go in Calabria in Italy.

January
Average temperature 47°F
Highest temperature 50°F
Lowest temperature 45°F
Rainfall 6.1in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(43%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 09:42
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Calabria in january

Climate in Florence in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Florence is 43°F (maximum temperature is 49°F and minimum temperature is 40°F). The climate is rather more than very fresh in this city in the month of january. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 3.1in over 10 days, rain may occur throughout your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.

January
Average temperature 43°F
Highest temperature 49°F
Lowest temperature 40°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 3.1in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(31%)
Humidity 85%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 44%
Length of day 09:17
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Florence in january

Climate in Milan in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Milan is 43°F (maximum temperature is 45°F and minimum temperature is 40°F). The climate is rather cold in this city in the month of january. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 2.9in over 8 days, rain may occur for your trip. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 43°F
Highest temperature 45°F
Lowest temperature 40°F
Rainfall 2.9in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 09:06
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Milan in january

Climate in Naples in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Naples is 54°F (maximum temperature is 56°F and minimum temperature is 50°F). The climate is rather cool around this city in the month of january, but it is bearable by dressing hot. With 5.5in over 13 days, rain may occur during your vacations. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad climate, the month of january is not the best time to go in this city.

January
Average temperature 54°F
Highest temperature 56°F
Lowest temperature 50°F
Sea temperature 59°F
Rainfall 5.5in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(41%)
Humidity 77%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 09:34
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Naples in january

All cities in Italy in january

Rome in januarybad weather
Calabria in januarybad weather
Florence in januaryvery bad weather
Milan in januaryvery bad weather
Naples in januarybad weather
Puglia in januarybad weather
Sardinia in januarybad weather
Sicily in januarytolerable weather
Tuscany in januaryvery bad weather
Venice in januaryvery bad weather
Verona in januaryvery bad weather
Amalfi in januarybad weather
Bari in januarybad weather
Bologna in januaryvery bad weather
Brindisi in januarybad weather
Capri in januarytolerable weather
Genoa in januaryvery bad weather
Lecce in januarytolerable weather
Umbria in januaryvery bad weather
Pisa in januarybad weather
Rimini in januarybad weather
See full list of cities (97)

Recommended for you:


Weather data for Italy in january:

Weather data for Italy in january is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Italy. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Italy can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Italy.


Change units