When is the best time to go to Matera?

When is the best time to go to Matera? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Matera are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are February, March, April, May, October and November

Annual weather in Matera

For full information about the climate and weather in Matera a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 43°F/56°F
February 43°F/58°F
March 47°F/61°F
April 54°F/67°F
May 63°F/76°F
June 74°F/85°F
July 79°F/92°F
August 79°F/92°F
September 70°F/83°F
October 61°F/74°F
November 54°F/67°F
December 45°F/59°F

Weather and climate in Matera

Matera enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Matera is 72°F (ranging from 56°F in january to 92°F in august). Annual rainfall is 34.7in, with a minimum of 1in in august and a maximum of 4.3in in march.
  • From january to february the climate is bad. The record temperature this month is 72°F.
  • In the month of march the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 52°F and, in march, 6 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of april and june the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 74°F and it rains in june about 2.2in.
  • Between the months of july and august the climate is very good. It is for example 92°F as maximum temperature in august.
  • Between the months of september and november the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 59°F and it rains about 3.7in each month.
  • In the month of december the climate is unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 58°F in average and, in december, 3 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Matera

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Matera: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Matera

Find out when Matera has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Matera

  • Very low season in Matera
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and November.
  • Low season in Matera
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, May, October and December.
  • High season in Matera
    The number of visitors to Matera is high in: June, July and September.
  • Peak season in Matera
    The largest number of tourists visiting Matera is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Matera month by month

Best time for low prices in Matera

Average price of hiring a car in Matera

On average, it costs $ 50 per day to hire a car in Matera. This price varies by $ 30 depending on the month. In november, hiring a car costs an average of $ 35 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 65.

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