The best times to visit Ionian Coast for ideal weather are
March 26th to June 10th
September 17th 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.
Ionian Coast Travel Guide
Other Ionian Coast Travel Info
Weather in Ionian Coast
Average temperatures in Ionian Coast vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Ionian Coast, 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 92.1°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.2°F (22.3°C) at night.
Ionian Coast Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Ionian Coast Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Ionian Coast Perceived Temperature (F)
Ionian Coast Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Ionian Coast 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ionian Coast 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 July. For example, on the week of July 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.
When can you find snow in Ionian Coast? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to late October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ionian Coast is often around around October 22nd 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 Ionian Coast.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ionian Coast (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Ionian Coast has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (56.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (75.4%).
Wind in Ionian Coast is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and November. March’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ionian Coast.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||8.1||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.7||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8.8||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.7||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|May||7.5||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7.3||Gentle breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.5||Gentle breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.4||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.4||Gentle breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.6||Gentle breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||8.3||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.8||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Ionian Coast?
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 Ionian Coast, Italy is July, followed by May and June. 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 Ionian Coast in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Ionian Coast Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 58.4°F (14.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ionian Coast, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 62°F (16.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Ionian Coast to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.1°F (16.2°C) and 54.8°F (12.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.