The best times to visit Ferrara for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 10th


September 10th to November 18th

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



Other Ferrara Travel Info

Weather in Ferrara


Average temperatures in Ferrara vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Ferrara, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 91.8°F (33.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.8°F (19.9°C) at night.

Ferrara Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ferrara 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.

Ferrara Perceived Temperature (F)


Ferrara Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ferrara 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 44.2 39.2 33.5
Feb 49.9 43.1 34.3
Mar 59.6 52.3 40.5
Apr 68.7 61.6 48.1
May 77.1 70.2 55.5
Jun 84.6 78 63
Jul 90.3 83.3 67.2
Aug 89.6 82 66.7
Sep 80 72.4 59.2
Oct 67.8 61 50.9
Nov 55.7 50.2 43.6
Dec 44.1 39.1 33.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.8 4 0.8
Feb 9.9 6.2 1.3
Mar 15.3 11.3 4.7
Apr 20.4 16.4 8.9
May 25.1 21.2 13.1
Jun 29.2 25.6 17.2
Jul 32.4 28.5 19.6
Aug 32 27.8 19.3
Sep 26.7 22.4 15.1
Oct 19.9 16.1 10.5
Nov 13.2 10.1 6.4
Dec 6.7 3.9 0.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ferrara are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Ferrara? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ferrara is often around around March 5th 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 1 1.6
Feb 20% 2.3 1.9
Mar 18% 2.3 2.3
Apr 18% 0 1.9
May 19% 0 2.2
Jun 13% 0 2.2
Jul 7% 0 1.2
Aug 8% 0 1
Sep 12% 0 1.8
Oct 16% 0 2.3
Nov 20% 0 2.3
Dec 14% 2 1.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 2.5 4.1
Feb 20 5.8 4.8
Mar 18 5.8 5.8
Apr 18 0 4.8
May 19 0 5.6
Jun 13 0 5.6
Jul 7 0 3
Aug 8 0 2.5
Sep 12 0 4.6
Oct 16 0 5.8
Nov 20 0 5.8
Dec 14 5.1 3.3


Humidity and Wind

Ferrara has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (50.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.9%).

Wind in Ferrara is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 2.8 knots (3.2 MPH or 5.2 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 6.1 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze
Feb 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Apr 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
May 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Jun 2 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Jul 2 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Aug 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze
Sep 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Oct 1.5 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Nov 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze
Dec 1.8 Barely noticeable 4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.9%
Feb 69.5%
Mar 58.3%
Apr 56.2%
May 53.2%
Jun 52.8%
Jul 50.3%
Aug 51.9%
Sep 57.6%
Oct 69.3%
Nov 80.6%
Dec 82.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ferrara?

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 Ferrara, Italy is April, followed by June 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 Ferrara in February. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 35.5 in February means 35.5% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Ferrara Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.5°F (26.9°C) and 55.5°F (13.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Ferrara, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.1°F (28.4°C) and 49.9°F (9.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Ferrara to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 41.6°F (5.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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