The best times to visit Lake Maggiore for ideal weather are

April 23rd 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.

 

 


Other Lake Maggiore Travel Info

Weather in Lake Maggiore

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lake Maggiore vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 32nd 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 Lake Maggiore, 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 84.9°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.8°F (17.1°C) at night.

Lake Maggiore Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lake Maggiore 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.

Lake Maggiore Perceived Temperature (F)

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Lake Maggiore Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lake Maggiore 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)
Jan4737.830.4
Feb49.539.931.4
Mar58.348.238.2
Apr65.755.745.4
May72.762.351.8
Jun79.569.359.5
Jul83.973.262.5
Aug82.671.861.7
Sep74.364.254.8
Oct64.655.547.5
Nov55.146.339.1
Dec47.43830.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan8.33.2-0.9
Feb9.74.4-0.3
Mar14.693.4
Apr18.713.27.4
May22.616.811
Jun26.420.715.3
Jul28.822.916.9
Aug28.122.116.5
Sep23.517.912.7
Oct18.113.18.6
Nov12.87.93.9
Dec8.63.3-1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lake Maggiore are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Lake Maggiore? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Lake Maggiore is often around around January 29th 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 Lake Maggiore.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan17%2.23.4
Feb19%2.23.2
Mar19%2.13.3
Apr28%06.1
May31%07.7
Jun33%06.4
Jul25%08.4
Aug26%05.9
Sep24%04.9
Oct20%04.8
Nov29%1.18.4
Dec17%2.33.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan175.68.6
Feb195.68.1
Mar195.38.4
Apr28015.5
May31019.6
Jun33016.3
Jul25021.3
Aug26015
Sep24012.4
Oct20012.2
Nov292.821.3
Dec175.89.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Lake Maggiore has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (51.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (73.2%).

Wind in Lake Maggiore is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by May and April. March’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.6 MPH or 7.4 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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
Jan2.6Barely noticeable7.5Gentle breeze
Feb3Barely noticeable8.7Gentle breeze
Mar4Light breeze11.1Gentle breeze
Apr3.9Barely noticeable11.1Significant breeze
May3.9Barely noticeable10.4Gentle breeze
Jun3.7Barely noticeable9.8Gentle breeze
Jul3.7Barely noticeable10Gentle breeze
Aug3.3Barely noticeable9Gentle breeze
Sep3.3Barely noticeable8.9Gentle breeze
Oct3Barely noticeable7.8Gentle breeze
Nov2.7Barely noticeable7.2Gentle breeze
Dec2.7Barely noticeable7.6Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan68.4%
Feb61.3%
Mar51.9%
Apr55.2%
May56.4%
Jun60%
Jul55.5%
Aug61%
Sep65.2%
Oct72.7%
Nov73.2%
Dec67.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lake Maggiore?

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 Lake Maggiore, Italy is May, 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 Lake Maggiore 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

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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 58.3 in December means 58.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Lake Maggiore Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76°F (24.4°C) and 54.7°F (12.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 10 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Lake Maggiore, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 49.2°F (9.6°C), which will feel chilly 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 Lake Maggiore to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.9°F (13.3°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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