The best times to visit Portoferraio for ideal weather are
April 9th to November 4th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Portoferraio Travel Guide
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Weather in Portoferraio
Average temperatures in Portoferraio 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 54th 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 Portoferraio, 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 83.2°F (28.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.5°F (20.3°C) at night.
Portoferraio Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Portoferraio 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.
Portoferraio Perceived Temperature (F)
Portoferraio Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Portoferraio 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 Portoferraio 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 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 mid to late November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.
When can you find snow in Portoferraio? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Portoferraio is often around around February 5th 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 Portoferraio.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Portoferraio (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
Portoferraio has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (55.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (70.2%).
Wind in Portoferraio is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by February and March. November’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.8 MPH or 15.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late November to early December where average top sustained speeds reach 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Portoferraio.
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||7.5||Gentle breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.5||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8||Gentle breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.3||Gentle breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|May||6.1||Light breeze||9.7||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.8||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.4||Light breeze||8.8||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.3||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||6.4||Light breeze||9.7||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.6||Gentle breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Nov||8.5||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.8||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Portoferraio?
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 Portoferraio, Italy is March, followed by January 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 Portoferraio 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 Portoferraio Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 51.5°F (10.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant 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 the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Portoferraio, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 53.9°F (12.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 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 Portoferraio to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.6°F (12°C) and 48.1°F (8.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.