The best times to visit Northern Sardinia for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 8th

or

August 27th to November 25th

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 Northern Sardinia

Temperature

Average temperatures in Northern Sardinia vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Northern Sardinia, 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 90.1°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64°F (17.8°C) at night.

Northern Sardinia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Northern Sardinia 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.

Northern Sardinia Perceived Temperature (F)

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Northern Sardinia Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Northern Sardinia 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 57.9 50.2 41.6
Feb 57.2 48.7 39.5
Mar 61.6 52.7 43.2
Apr 67.8 58 47.7
May 74.9 64.1 52.6
Jun 82.2 71.3 59.8
Jul 87.9 76.3 64.3
Aug 89.1 76.3 63.7
Sep 82.1 70.8 59.8
Oct 75.4 64.7 54.7
Nov 66.4 57.5 48.9
Dec 59.8 51.5 42.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.4 10.1 5.3
Feb 14 9.3 4.2
Mar 16.4 11.5 6.2
Apr 19.9 14.4 8.7
May 23.8 17.8 11.4
Jun 27.9 21.8 15.4
Jul 31.1 24.6 17.9
Aug 31.7 24.6 17.6
Sep 27.8 21.6 15.4
Oct 24.1 18.2 12.6
Nov 19.1 14.2 9.4
Dec 15.4 10.8 6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Northern Sardinia 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 late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Northern Sardinia? 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 Northern Sardinia.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Northern Sardinia (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 25% 0 2.9
Feb 26% 0 2.6
Mar 17% 0 1.8
Apr 17% 0 1.9
May 15% 0 2.1
Jun 5% 0 0.8
Jul 2% 0 0.3
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 10% 0 1.6
Oct 17% 0 2.6
Nov 27% 0 5
Dec 21% 0 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 0 7.4
Feb 26 0 6.6
Mar 17 0 4.6
Apr 17 0 4.8
May 15 0 5.3
Jun 5 0 2
Jul 2 0 0.8
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 10 0 4.1
Oct 17 0 6.6
Nov 27 0 12.7
Dec 21 0 7.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Northern Sardinia has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (56.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (75.1%).

Wind in Northern Sardinia is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.6 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 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 5.8 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Oct 5.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 75.1%
Feb 71.8%
Mar 70%
Apr 70.8%
May 64.7%
Jun 61.5%
Jul 56.6%
Aug 56.5%
Sep 62.5%
Oct 70%
Nov 72.3%
Dec 72.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Northern Sardinia?

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 Northern Sardinia, Italy is May, followed by June and April. 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 Northern Sardinia 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

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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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 23.2 in November means 23.2% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Northern Sardinia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 59.2°F (15.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 5 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Northern Sardinia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.6°F (28.7°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Northern Sardinia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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