When is the best time to go to Sicily?

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

  • In Sicily, the weather is good everywhere in April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Palermo are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Palermo are July and August, and the coldest months are February and March
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, September and October
  • The cities with the best climate are Catane and Pantelleria, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • August is the best month for swimming in Palermo

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Sicily for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 50°F to 59°F
42%
February 50°F to 58°F
44%
March 56°F to 59°F
35%
April 61°F to 67°F
27%
May 67°F to 74°F
17%
June 74°F to 83°F
9%
July 79°F to 90°F
5%
August 81°F to 90°F
7%
September 76°F to 83°F
32%
October 68°F to 76°F
34%
November 59°F to 70°F
35%
December 52°F to 63°F
33%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Sicily by cities

Palermo

Best time to go to Palermo

The best months to go to Palermo are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Catane

Best time to go to Catane

The best months to go to Catane are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Cefalù

Best time to go to Cefalù

The best months to go to Cefalù are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Taormina

Best time to go to Taormina

The best months to go to Taormina are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Trapani

Best time to go to Trapani

The best months to go to Trapani are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Syracuse

Best time to go to Syracuse

The best months to go to Syracuse are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Sicily

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Sicily and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Palermo, Catane, Cefalù, Taormina and Trapani, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in Sicily?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Palermo59°F58°F61°F67°F74°F83°F90°F90°F83°F76°F68°F61°F
Catane59°F61°F65°F70°F79°F88°F94°F94°F86°F77°F70°F63°F
Cefalù58°F58°F61°F67°F72°F81°F86°F88°F83°F76°F68°F59°F
Taormina59°F58°F61°F67°F74°F83°F90°F90°F83°F76°F68°F61°F
Trapani61°F58°F61°F67°F74°F81°F86°F88°F83°F77°F70°F63°F
Syracuse61°F59°F61°F67°F74°F81°F88°F88°F83°F77°F70°F63°F
Agrigento58°F58°F61°F67°F74°F83°F90°F92°F83°F76°F68°F61°F
Augusta59°F59°F63°F68°F77°F86°F94°F94°F86°F77°F68°F61°F
Avola61°F59°F61°F67°F74°F81°F88°F88°F83°F77°F70°F63°F
Bagheria58°F56°F61°F67°F74°F81°F88°F90°F83°F76°F68°F59°F
Caltanissetta54°F54°F59°F67°F76°F85°F94°F94°F83°F72°F63°F56°F
Canicattì54°F54°F59°F67°F76°F85°F94°F94°F83°F72°F63°F56°F
Capo d'Orlando58°F58°F59°F65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F81°F74°F68°F61°F
Castellammare del Golfo58°F58°F61°F68°F74°F83°F88°F88°F83°F76°F67°F59°F
Favignana (Aegadian Islands)61°F58°F61°F67°F72°F81°F86°F88°F83°F77°F70°F63°F
Licata61°F59°F63°F68°F76°F83°F90°F92°F85°F77°F70°F63°F
Lipari (Aeolian Islands)59°F58°F61°F65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F81°F76°F68°F61°F
Marsala61°F59°F61°F67°F72°F79°F86°F88°F83°F77°F70°F63°F
Mazara del Vallo61°F58°F61°F67°F74°F81°F88°F88°F83°F77°F70°F63°F
Messina59°F58°F61°F67°F74°F81°F88°F88°F83°F76°F70°F61°F

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Is this weather information for Sicily reliable?

Climate data for Sicily has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Sicily allows us to determine the average for each month in Palermo, Catane, Cefalù, Taormina, Trapani, Syracuse, Agrigento, Augusta, and 18 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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