Weather in Italy in january 2025

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.

Average weather in january in Rome

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
45°F

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 12pm
54°F

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 6pm
49°F

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 3am
47°F

Clear/Sunny

45%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Rome 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 to go in each region in january?

Central of Italy
(Rome, Pescara, Perugia...)
very bad weather*
North West of Italy
(Milan, Turin, Genoa...)
very bad weather*
Northeast of Italy
(Venice, Lake Garda (Lago di Garda), Bologna...)
very bad weather*
Sardinia
(Cagliari, Olbia, Alghero...)
tolerable weather*
Sicily
(Palermo, Catane, Marsala...)
tolerable weather*
South of Italy
(Naples, Bari, Lecce...)
tolerable weather*
Tuscany
(Florence, Pisa, Siena...)
bad weather*
*over most of the region. Weather may vary locally.


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

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

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.


Climate in Italy in january

Climate in Rome in january

In january, the mean temperature in Rome is 50°F (maximum temperature is 56°F and minimum temperature is 45°F). The climate is fairly cold here in this month, but it is tolerable when dressing cosy. With 5in over 7 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 50°F
Highest temperature 56°F
Lowest temperature 45°F
Sea temperature 59°F
Rainfall 5in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(21%)
Humidity 79%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 37%
Length of day 09:28
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Rome in january

Climate in Sicily in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 59°F and minimum temperature is 52°F (for an average temperature of 56°F). The climate is relatively fresh in this city in january, but it is bearable by dressing warm. With 3.1in over 4 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your stay. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct climate, the month of january is okay (but not good time) for traveling in that area.

January
Average temperature 56°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 52°F
Sea temperature 61°F
Rainfall 3.1in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(12%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 30%
Length of day 09:54
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Sicily in january

Climate in Bari in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Bari is 50°F (maximum temperature is 56°F and minimum temperature is 47°F). The climate is rather fresh in this location in this month, but it is tolerable by dressing cosy. With 3.9in over 6 days, you will experience some showers for your stay. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a bad climate, january is not the best time to go there.

January
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 56°F
Lowest temperature 47°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 3.9in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(20%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 09:33
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Bari in january

Climate in Bologna in january

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 47°F and minimum temperature is 38°F (for an average temperature of 41°F). The climate is quite cold around this city in this month. Bring warm clothes! With 2.4in over 4 days, you will experience some showers during your journey. But this is rather reasonably and it will not be continuous.

January
Average temperature 41°F
Highest temperature 47°F
Lowest temperature 38°F
Sea temperature 52°F
Rainfall 2.4in
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(12%)
Humidity 86%
Daily sunshine hours 8
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 09:13
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Bologna in january

Climate in Florence in january

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Florence is 43°F (maximum temperature is 50°F and minimum temperature is 36°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 4in over 6 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 50°F
Lowest temperature 36°F
Sea temperature 57°F
Rainfall 4in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(21%)
Humidity 87%
Daily sunshine hours 7
Cloud cover 47%
Length of day 09:18
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Florence in january


All cities in Italy in january

Rome in januarytolerable weather
Sicily in januarytolerable weather
Bari in januarytolerable weather
Bologna in januaryvery bad weather
Florence in januaryvery bad weather
Lake Garda (Lago di Garda) in januaryvery bad weather
Lecce in januarytolerable weather
Milan in januaryvery bad weather
Naples in januarytolerable weather
Sardinia in januaryvery bad weather
Venice in januaryvery bad weather
Amalfi in januarytolerable weather
Brindisi in januarytolerable weather
Calabria in januaryvery bad weather
Capri in januarytolerable weather
Amalfi Coast in januarytolerable weather
Dolomites in januaryvery bad weather
Genoa in januaryvery bad weather
Ischia in januarytolerable weather
Perugia in januaryvery bad weather
Pescara in januarybad weather
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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.


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