The best times to visit Lucca for ideal weather are
April 23rd to November 11th
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 Lucca
Average temperatures in Lucca vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Lucca, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 86.8°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.1°F (18.4°C) at night.
Lucca Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Lucca 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.
Lucca Perceived Temperature (F)
Lucca Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Lucca 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 Lucca are July, August, 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 July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.
When can you find snow in Lucca? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to late October to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Lucca is often around around October 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 Lucca.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lucca (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
Lucca has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (63.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (75%).
Wind in Lucca is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by November and December. March’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.6 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 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lucca.
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||5.5||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.8||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.3||Light breeze||13.4||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.4||Light breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|May||5.2||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.4||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.6||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.2||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.5||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.7||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.2||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.9||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Lucca?
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 Lucca, Italy is March, followed by January 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 Lucca 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 Lucca Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.5°F (24.7°C) and 56.7°F (13.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Lucca, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 57.3°F (14.1°C), which will feel comfortable 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 Lucca to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.1°F (13.9°C) and 51.8°F (11°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.