The best times to visit Scalea for ideal weather are

April 2nd to July 15th


September 3rd to November 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Scalea Travel Info

Weather in Scalea


Average temperatures in Scalea vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Scalea, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 85.4°F (29.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.1°F (21.7°C) at night.

Scalea Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Scalea Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Scalea Perceived Temperature (F)


Scalea Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Scalea 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 52.1 48.1 43.9
Feb 51.5 47.1 42.6
Mar 56.4 51.5 45.9
Apr 62.4 57 50.5
May 69.2 63.8 56.7
Jun 77.1 71.7 63.9
Jul 81.9 76.7 68.8
Aug 83.6 78.1 70.2
Sep 76.7 71.1 64.1
Oct 68.9 63.7 57.9
Nov 61.5 57.1 52.5
Dec 54.2 50.2 46

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.2 8.9 6.6
Feb 10.8 8.4 5.9
Mar 13.6 10.8 7.7
Apr 16.9 13.9 10.3
May 20.7 17.7 13.7
Jun 25.1 22.1 17.7
Jul 27.7 24.8 20.4
Aug 28.7 25.6 21.2
Sep 24.8 21.7 17.8
Oct 20.5 17.6 14.4
Nov 16.4 13.9 11.4
Dec 12.3 10.1 7.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Scalea 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 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 February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.

When can you find snow in Scalea? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Scalea is often around around December 17th 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 Scalea.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Scalea (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 28% 0 6.2
Feb 37% 1 5.6
Mar 28% 0 5.2
Apr 21% 0 3.2
May 14% 0 2
Jun 9% 0 1.3
Jul 5% 0 0.8
Aug 4% 0 0.3
Sep 17% 0 2.9
Oct 19% 0 3.4
Nov 26% 0 5.3
Dec 29% 0.8 5.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 0 15.7
Feb 37 2.5 14.2
Mar 28 0 13.2
Apr 21 0 8.1
May 14 0 5.1
Jun 9 0 3.3
Jul 5 0 2
Aug 4 0 0.8
Sep 17 0 7.4
Oct 19 0 8.6
Nov 26 0 13.5
Dec 29 2 13.2


Humidity and Wind

Scalea has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (61.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (68%).

Wind in Scalea is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by November and January. February’s average wind speed of around 10.3 knots (11.8 MPH or 19.1 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 January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 20.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 9.9 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Feb 10.3 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
Mar 9.5 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Apr 8 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
May 6.1 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 8.4 Significant breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.8 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Oct 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 10.2 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Dec 9.7 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.4%
Feb 65.4%
Mar 62.8%
Apr 61.9%
May 66.1%
Jun 66.4%
Jul 67.3%
Aug 63.9%
Sep 63.3%
Oct 66.6%
Nov 68%
Dec 64%


Is it Safe to Travel to Scalea?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 22, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Scalea, Italy is July, followed by May and June. 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 Scalea 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

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 42.2 in November means 42.2% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Scalea Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 70.6°F (21.4°C) and 53.1°F (11.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 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 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Scalea, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78.9°F (26.1°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 Scalea to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 9 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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