The best times to visit Milan for ideal weather are

April 16th to July 15th

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

 


Weather in Milan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Milan vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice 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 Milan, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.4°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.4°F (20.8°C) at night.

Milan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Milan 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.

Milan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Milan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Milan 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 45.7 39.8 31.1
Feb 52 43.6 32.2
Mar 60.4 50.2 33.3
Apr 68 58.2 41.4
May 75.8 66.2 53.2
Jun 81.4 72.4 63.5
Jul 88.8 77.8 67.5
Aug 85.1 74.5 65.6
Sep 77.1 66.7 54
Oct 66.3 57.3 36.3
Nov 54.4 46.7 32.2
Dec 45.7 39.2 32.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.6 4.3 -0.5
Feb 11.1 6.4 0.1
Mar 15.8 10.1 0.7
Apr 20 14.6 5.2
May 24.3 19 11.8
Jun 27.4 22.4 17.5
Jul 31.6 25.4 19.7
Aug 29.5 23.6 18.7
Sep 25.1 19.3 12.2
Oct 19.1 14.1 2.4
Nov 12.4 8.2 0.1
Dec 7.6 4 0.5


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Milan are September, July, and then December. 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 February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.

When can you find snow in Milan? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Milan.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0 3.4
Feb 11% 0 2.1
Mar 17% 0 1
Apr 23% 0 3.4
May 19% 0 4.9
Jun 15% 0 1.4
Jul 10% 0 1
Aug 19% 0 5.3
Sep 7% 0 3.4
Oct 13% 0 2.9
Nov 26% 0 6.2
Dec 10% 0 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 8.6
Feb 11 0 5.3
Mar 17 0 2.5
Apr 23 0 8.6
May 19 0 12.4
Jun 15 0 3.6
Jul 10 0 2.5
Aug 19 0 13.5
Sep 7 0 8.6
Oct 13 0 7.4
Nov 26 0 15.7
Dec 10 0 6.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Milan has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (48.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84.6%).

Wind in Milan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by July and May. March’s average wind speed of around 1.9 knots (2.1 MPH or 3.5 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 early August where average top sustained speeds reach 5.1 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 1.1 Barely noticeable 2.7 Barely noticeable
Feb 1 Barely noticeable 2.8 Barely noticeable
Mar 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.3 Barely noticeable
Apr 1.7 Barely noticeable 4 Light breeze
May 1.7 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Jun 1.4 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Jul 1.8 Barely noticeable 4.1 Barely noticeable
Aug 1.3 Barely noticeable 3.5 Barely noticeable
Sep 1.2 Barely noticeable 3 Barely noticeable
Oct 0.8 Still 2.8 Barely noticeable
Nov 1.1 Barely noticeable 3.1 Barely noticeable
Dec 1 Barely noticeable 2.6 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.2%
Feb 71.9%
Mar 51.5%
Apr 58.1%
May 59.3%
Jun 67.6%
Jul 48.4%
Aug 59.9%
Sep 58.4%
Oct 71.2%
Nov 72.6%
Dec 84.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Milan?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Milan, 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 Milan 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 very reliable. 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 Milan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 53.1°F (11.7°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 moderate precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Milan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 47.4°F (8.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 8 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 Milan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.8°F (17.1°C) and 41.1°F (5.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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