The best times to visit Ragusa for ideal weather are

March 12th to June 17th

or

September 24th to December 23rd

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 Ragusa

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ragusa 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 62nd 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 Ragusa, 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 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.8°F (24.3°C) at night.

Ragusa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ragusa 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.

Ragusa Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ragusa Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ragusa 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 60.9 55.2 50.3
Feb 59.7 53.7 48.4
Mar 62.2 56.5 51.3
Apr 67 61.2 56.1
May 73.1 67 61.4
Jun 80.3 74.1 68.1
Jul 87 79.9 73.3
Aug 87.4 81.1 75.4
Sep 82.6 76.4 70.8
Oct 75.5 69.9 65
Nov 68.9 63.4 58.6
Dec 62.8 56.9 51.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.1 12.9 10.2
Feb 15.4 12.1 9.1
Mar 16.8 13.6 10.7
Apr 19.4 16.2 13.4
May 22.8 19.4 16.3
Jun 26.8 23.4 20.1
Jul 30.6 26.6 22.9
Aug 30.8 27.3 24.1
Sep 28.1 24.7 21.6
Oct 24.2 21.1 18.3
Nov 20.5 17.4 14.8
Dec 17.1 13.8 11.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ragusa are July, August, and then May. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th 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 Ragusa? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ragusa is often around around February 12th 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ragusa.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ragusa (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 18% 0 3.5
Feb 20% 3.9 2.9
Mar 15% 0 2.5
Apr 9% 0 0.8
May 1% 0 0.3
Jun 1% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 9% 0 2.6
Oct 16% 0 4.1
Nov 20% 3.9 4.8
Dec 16% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 0 8.9
Feb 20 9.9 7.4
Mar 15 0 6.4
Apr 9 0 2
May 1 0 0.8
Jun 1 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 9 0 6.6
Oct 16 0 10.4
Nov 20 9.9 12.2
Dec 16 0 8.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Ragusa has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (66.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (77.1%).

Wind in Ragusa is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Mar 7.4 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.2 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6.6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 74.1%
Feb 73.2%
Mar 77.1%
Apr 75.2%
May 72.2%
Jun 69.5%
Jul 66.3%
Aug 68.6%
Sep 69.6%
Oct 74.7%
Nov 74.9%
Dec 71.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ragusa?

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 Ragusa, Italy is August, 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 Ragusa 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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48.4 in December means 48.4% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Ragusa Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 59.8°F (15.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 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 about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ragusa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85°F (29.4°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 Ragusa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.5°F (18.1°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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