The best times to visit Aeolian Islands for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 1st


September 3rd to November 4th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Aeolian Islands Travel Info

Weather in Aeolian Islands


Average temperatures in Aeolian Islands vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Aeolian Islands, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 85.2°F (29.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.5°F (23.1°C) at night.

Aeolian Islands Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Aeolian Islands Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Aeolian Islands Perceived Temperature (F)


Aeolian Islands Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Aeolian Islands Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 59.4 54.9 33.5
Feb 59.1 54.3 35.3
Mar 61.5 56.2 37.3
Apr 65.5 60.2 48.3
May 71.1 65.7 59.4
Jun 76.6 71.6 67.7
Jul 82.9 77.1 72.6
Aug 84 77.9 72
Sep 78.3 72.7 68.3
Oct 73.2 67.4 62
Nov 66 61.2 44.5
Dec 59.4 55.2 37.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.2 12.7 0.8
Feb 15.1 12.4 1.8
Mar 16.4 13.4 2.9
Apr 18.6 15.7 9.1
May 21.7 18.7 15.2
Jun 24.8 22 19.8
Jul 28.3 25.1 22.6
Aug 28.9 25.5 22.2
Sep 25.7 22.6 20.2
Oct 22.9 19.7 16.7
Nov 18.9 16.2 6.9
Dec 15.2 12.9 3.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Aeolian Islands are July, August, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.

When can you find snow in Aeolian Islands? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Aeolian Islands.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Aeolian Islands (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 26% 0 2.9
Feb 13% 0 1.7
Mar 19% 0 2.5
Apr 12% 0 1.5
May 4% 0 0.8
Jun 7% 0 0.7
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 20% 0 3.5
Oct 19% 0 3.1
Nov 30% 0 4.5
Dec 14% 0 2.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 0 7.4
Feb 13 0 4.3
Mar 19 0 6.4
Apr 12 0 3.8
May 4 0 2
Jun 7 0 1.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 20 0 8.9
Oct 19 0 7.9
Nov 30 0 11.4
Dec 14 0 6.1


Humidity and Wind

Aeolian Islands has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (56.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (71.8%).

Wind in Aeolian Islands is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by March and November. December’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (9 MPH or 14.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Aeolian Islands.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Mar 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
May 6.1 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 8.7 Significant breeze
Aug 4.6 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Oct 5.1 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.3%
Feb 56.4%
Mar 63.1%
Apr 60.8%
May 64.8%
Jun 71.8%
Jul 66.3%
Aug 66.1%
Sep 60%
Oct 70.7%
Nov 58.1%
Dec 58.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Aeolian Islands?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Italy; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Aeolian Islands, Italy is August, followed by July and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Aeolian Islands in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48.4 in December means 48.4% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Aeolian Islands Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.4°F (23°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Aeolian Islands, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Aeolian Islands to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.1°F (16.7°C) and 57.5°F (14.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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