The best times to visit Milan for ideal weather are

June 25th to September 16th

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

 


Milan Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Milan

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Milan vary somewhat and are temperate most of the year. The area is in the top 25 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. 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 mid-July where highs are regularly around 64.2°F (17.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48.7°F (9.3°C) at night.

    Milan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Milan Temperatures (Celsius)

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    Low

    “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 44.4 38.6 31.5
    Feb 49.2 41.6 31.9
    Mar 56.6 47.8 35.6
    Apr 64.2 55 41.3
    May 71.9 62.8 49.4
    Jun 77 68.5 56.7
    Jul 82.1 72.7 61.9
    Aug 80.4 71.1 61.3
    Sep 72.2 63.3 50.5
    Oct 63.7 55.6 42.8
    Nov 52.2 46.2 37
    Dec 44.1 37.3 31.1

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 6.9 3.7 -0.3
    Feb 9.6 5.3 -0.1
    Mar 13.7 8.8 2
    Apr 17.9 12.8 5.2
    May 22.2 17.1 9.7
    Jun 25 20.3 13.7
    Jul 27.8 22.6 16.6
    Aug 26.9 21.7 16.3
    Sep 22.3 17.4 10.3
    Oct 17.6 13.1 6
    Nov 11.2 7.9 2.8
    Dec 6.7 2.9 -0.5

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Milan are November, June, and then April. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid-July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are only 0.4 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 4.2 days with significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

    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.

    Chance of Precipitation

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

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 24.3 1.8 0.12
    Feb 27.1 0.5 0.11
    Mar 20 0 0.05
    Apr 30 0 0.12
    May 28.6 0 0.08
    Jun 31.4 0 0.15
    Jul 10 0 0.03
    Aug 18.6 0 0.1
    Sep 17.1 0 0.08
    Oct 21.4 0 0.07
    Nov 37.1 0.6 0.27
    Dec 24.3 4 0.09

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 24.3 4.6 0.3
    Feb 27.1 1.3 0.28
    Mar 20 0 0.13
    Apr 30 0 0.3
    May 28.6 0 0.2
    Jun 31.4 0 0.38
    Jul 10 0 0.08
    Aug 18.6 0 0.25
    Sep 17.1 0 0.2
    Oct 21.4 0 0.18
    Nov 37.1 1.5 0.69
    Dec 24.3 10.2 0.23

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Milan has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is July (57.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (81.4%).

    Wind in Milan is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early February where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 6.1 a light breeze 10.9 a gentle breeze
    Feb 6.5 a light breeze 11.3 a moderate breeze
    Mar 6.3 a light breeze 11.3 a gentle breeze
    Apr 5.9 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    May 5.8 a light breeze 10.8 a gentle breeze
    Jun 6 a light breeze 11 a moderate breeze
    Jul 5.8 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Aug 5.7 a light breeze 10.3 a gentle breeze
    Sep 5.6 a light breeze 10.1 a gentle breeze
    Oct 5.7 a light breeze 9.8 a gentle breeze
    Nov 2.9 light air 6.9 a gentle breeze
    Dec 2.9 light air 6.7 a light breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 81.4
    Feb 78.7
    Mar 62.9
    Apr 63.9
    May 63.6
    Jun 67.5
    Jul 57.4
    Aug 64.7
    Sep 68.6
    Oct 76.5
    Nov 81.4
    Dec 79.2

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Milan?

    As of 6/16/2017 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. 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 moderately cold. Highs range from 58.6°F (14.8°C) and 40.4°F (4.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 days of 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 moderate precipitation with 3 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is busy season for tourism in Milan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 57.9°F (14.4°C) and 35.2°F (1.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the slowest 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 Milan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.5°F (3.6°C) and 31.6°F (-0.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: consistently 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.