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
Weather in Milan
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)
Milan 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.
Milan Perceived Temperature (F)
Milan Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Milan (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
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.