Best time to visit Sicily

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular countries and places in Sicily. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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When is the best time to visit Sicily?

The best time to visit Sicily (Palermo) is June, July and August based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Sicily (Palermo)13
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Sicily (Palermo)13
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Sicily (Palermo)15
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Sicily (Palermo)18
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Sicily (Palermo)21
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Sicily (Palermo)25
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Sicily (Palermo)28
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Sicily (Palermo)28
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Sicily (Palermo)26
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Sicily (Palermo)22
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Sicily (Palermo)18
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Sicily (Palermo)14

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The weather guide for Sicily (Palermo) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Panorama of Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Panorama of Taormina, Sicily, Italy © Circumnavigation -

Which is the hottest month in Sicily?

The hottest time of year in Palermo, Sicily is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 28°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Sicily?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Palermo, Sicily with 88mm on average. There are normally 12 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Sicily?

The sunniest time of year in Palermo, Sicily is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 75% of daylight hours; that's 11 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Sicily?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Palermo, Sicily in August when the water temperature reaches 27°C.

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