The best times to visit Montepulciano for ideal weather are

April 30th 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.


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Weather in Montepulciano

Temperature

Average temperatures in Montepulciano vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Montepulciano, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 79.7°F (26.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.1°F (17.8°C) at night.

Montepulciano Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Montepulciano 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.

Montepulciano Perceived Temperature (F)

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Montepulciano Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Montepulciano 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 41.4 38.4 34.8
Feb 42.6 38.4 33.5
Mar 49.2 44.7 38.5
Apr 57.9 52.6 45
May 63.4 58.3 50.2
Jun 70.9 65.7 57.4
Jul 77.6 71.7 62.3
Aug 77.4 71.8 63.2
Sep 68 62.7 55.4
Oct 59.9 55.3 49.6
Nov 51.1 47.2 42.8
Dec 45 41.4 37.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.2 3.6 1.6
Feb 5.9 3.6 0.8
Mar 9.6 7.1 3.6
Apr 14.4 11.4 7.2
May 17.4 14.6 10.1
Jun 21.6 18.7 14.1
Jul 25.3 22.1 16.8
Aug 25.2 22.1 17.3
Sep 20 17.1 13
Oct 15.5 12.9 9.8
Nov 10.6 8.4 6
Dec 7.2 5.2 2.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Montepulciano are August, July, 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 to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Montepulciano? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Montepulciano is often around around March 12th 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Montepulciano (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 17% 6.7 2.2
Feb 23% 20.7 2.9
Mar 23% 5.1 3.4
Apr 12% 0 1.4
May 16% 0 2
Jun 10% 0 1.6
Jul 7% 0 1.6
Aug 6% 0 1.2
Sep 13% 0 2
Oct 18% 0 3.7
Nov 24% 1.2 5.1
Dec 20% 2.6 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 17 5.6
Feb 23 52.6 7.4
Mar 23 13 8.6
Apr 12 0 3.6
May 16 0 5.1
Jun 10 0 4.1
Jul 7 0 4.1
Aug 6 0 3
Sep 13 0 5.1
Oct 18 0 9.4
Nov 24 3 13
Dec 20 6.6 6.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Montepulciano has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (47.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (73.3%).

Wind in Montepulciano is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 4.3 knots (4.9 MPH or 7.9 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 to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.1 Light breeze 7.4 Light breeze
Apr 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Jun 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Sep 3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Oct 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Nov 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.3%
Feb 67.5%
Mar 61.9%
Apr 55.4%
May 56.3%
Jun 54.6%
Jul 47.9%
Aug 47.4%
Sep 58.2%
Oct 67.1%
Nov 72.7%
Dec 67.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Montepulciano?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 13, 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 Montepulciano, Italy is December, followed by May 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 Montepulciano in August. 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 38.2 in August means 38.2% of the tourists vs. December.



Overall Montepulciano Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 44°F (6.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 least precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Montepulciano, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 47°F (8.3°C), which will feel chilly 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 Montepulciano to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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