The best times to visit Parma for ideal weather are
April 16th to July 8th
August 13th to November 18th
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 Parma
Average temperatures in Parma vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout 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 Parma, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.7°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.4°F (20.2°C) at night.
Parma Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Parma 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.
Parma Perceived Temperature (F)
Parma Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Parma 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 Parma are July, November, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.
When can you find snow in Parma? 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 Parma.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Parma (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
Parma has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (44.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (84.1%).
Wind in Parma is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by March and May. July’s average wind speed of around 4.5 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.3 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 mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Parma.
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||2.7||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.2||Light breeze||8.9||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.9||Barely noticeable||8||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.1||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.5||Light breeze||8.5||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.8||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.3||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.3||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Parma?
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 Parma, Italy is September, followed by July 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 Parma 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 Parma Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 0 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Parma, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Parma to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.7°F (16.5°C) and 40.1°F (4.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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