The best times to visit Portovenere for ideal weather are
May 7th to October 14th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Portovenere Travel Guide
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Weather in Portovenere
Average temperatures in Portovenere vary greatly. 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 50th 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 Portovenere, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 88°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.1°F (18.9°C) at night.
Portovenere Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Portovenere 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.
Portovenere Perceived Temperature (F)
Portovenere Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Portovenere 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 Portovenere are July, August, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.
When can you find snow in Portovenere? 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 Portovenere.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Portovenere (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
Portovenere has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (24.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (78.9%).
Wind in Portovenere is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by March and November. December’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.8 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 11.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Portovenere.
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||4.6||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4||Light breeze||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.2||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.6||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.2||Light breeze|
|Sep||4||Light breeze||6.9||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.1||Light breeze||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.9||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.3||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Portovenere?
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 Portovenere, 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 Portovenere 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 Portovenere Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 52.1°F (11.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Portovenere, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 81.6°F (27.6°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°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 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 Portovenere to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.5°F (15.3°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.