The best times to visit Pantelleria for ideal weather are
March 12th to June 10th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Pantelleria Travel Guide
Other Pantelleria Travel Info
Weather in Pantelleria
Average temperatures in Pantelleria vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 64th 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 Pantelleria, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 87.1°F (30.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.
Pantelleria Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Pantelleria 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.
Pantelleria Perceived Temperature (F)
Pantelleria Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Pantelleria 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 significant precipitation in Pantelleria are July, June, and then August. 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 June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.
When can you find snow in Pantelleria? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to late October to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Pantelleria is often around around October 29th 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Pantelleria.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pantelleria (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
Pantelleria has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (64.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (77.3%).
Wind in Pantelleria is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by March and February. December’s average wind speed of around 12.6 knots (14.6 MPH or 23.4 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 19.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Pantelleria.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||10.4||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Feb||11.6||Significant breeze||17||Strong breeze|
|Mar||11.7||Significant breeze||17||Significant breeze|
|Apr||10.4||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|May||10.7||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||9.1||Gentle breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.1||Gentle breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8.1||Gentle breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.2||Gentle breeze||12.7||Significant breeze|
|Oct||9||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Nov||10.4||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Dec||12.6||Significant breeze||18||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Pantelleria?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Pantelleria, Italy is April, 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 Pantelleria 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
Overall Pantelleria Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 57.6°F (14.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Pantelleria, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 84.2°F (29°C) and 63.6°F (17.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Pantelleria to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.2°F (16.2°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.