The best times to visit Castiglione d’Orcia for ideal weather are

April 30th to October 21st

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


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    Weather in Castiglione d’Orcia

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Castiglione d’Orcia vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Castiglione d’Orcia, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 79.7°F (26.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.1°F (17.8°C) at night.

    Castiglione d’Orcia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Average
    Low

    Castiglione d’Orcia Temperatures (Celsius)

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    “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.

    Castiglione d’Orcia Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Castiglione d’Orcia Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Castiglione d’Orcia 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

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan41.438.434.8
    Feb42.638.433.5
    Mar49.244.738.5
    Apr57.952.645
    May63.458.350.2
    Jun70.965.757.4
    Jul77.671.762.3
    Aug77.471.863.2
    Sep6862.755.4
    Oct59.955.349.6
    Nov51.147.242.8
    Dec4541.437.1

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan5.23.61.6
    Feb5.93.60.8
    Mar9.67.13.6
    Apr14.411.47.2
    May17.414.610.1
    Jun21.618.714.1
    Jul25.322.116.8
    Aug25.222.117.3
    Sep2017.113
    Oct15.512.99.8
    Nov10.68.46
    Dec7.25.22.8


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Castiglione d’Orcia are August, July, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

    When can you find snow in Castiglione d’Orcia? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Castiglione d’Orcia is often around around March 12th when fresh powder is deepest. 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Castiglione d’Orcia.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Castiglione d’Orcia (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan17%6.72.2
    Feb23%20.72.9
    Mar23%5.13.4
    Apr12%01.4
    May16%02
    Jun10%01.6
    Jul7%01.6
    Aug6%01.2
    Sep13%02
    Oct18%03.7
    Nov24%1.25.1
    Dec20%2.62.7

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan17175.6
    Feb2352.67.4
    Mar23138.6
    Apr1203.6
    May1605.1
    Jun1004.1
    Jul704.1
    Aug603
    Sep1305.1
    Oct1809.4
    Nov24313
    Dec206.66.9

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Castiglione d’Orcia has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (47.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (73.3%).

    Wind in Castiglione d’Orcia is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 4.3 knots (4.9 MPH or 7.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Castiglione d’Orcia.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    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.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan2.8Barely noticeable5.9Light breeze
    Feb4.3Light breeze7.8Gentle breeze
    Mar4.1Light breeze7.4Light breeze
    Apr3.3Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
    May3Barely noticeable5.9Light breeze
    Jun2.7Barely noticeable5.5Light breeze
    Jul2.8Barely noticeable5.8Light breeze
    Aug2.4Barely noticeable5.1Light breeze
    Sep3Barely noticeable5.9Light breeze
    Oct2.7Barely noticeable5.8Light breeze
    Nov2.8Barely noticeable6.2Light breeze
    Dec3.1Barely noticeable6.5Light breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan73.3%
    Feb67.5%
    Mar61.9%
    Apr55.4%
    May56.3%
    Jun54.6%
    Jul47.9%
    Aug47.4%
    Sep58.2%
    Oct67.1%
    Nov72.7%
    Dec67.7%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Castiglione d’Orcia?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 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 Nov 15, 2018.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Castiglione d’Orcia, Italy is December, followed by May and February. 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 Castiglione d’Orcia in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 38.2 in August means 38.2% of the tourists vs. December.


    Overall Castiglione d’Orcia Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 44°F (6.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Castiglione d’Orcia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 47°F (8.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 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 Castiglione d’Orcia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

     

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