The best times to visit Sestri Levante for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 30th

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



Other Sestri Levante Travel Info

Weather in Sestri Levante


Average temperatures in Sestri Levante 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 60th 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 Sestri Levante, 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 82.4°F (28°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.6°F (18.7°C) at night.

Sestri Levante Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sestri Levante 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.

Sestri Levante Perceived Temperature (F)


Sestri Levante Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sestri Levante 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 54.4 47.8 33.5
Feb 56.6 48.6 33.5
Mar 58.7 51.2 34.7
Apr 65.4 57.7 38.3
May 71.6 63.9 49.8
Jun 76.3 69 60.1
Jul 80.1 72.3 63.4
Aug 80 72 63.9
Sep 74.7 65.9 54
Oct 68.9 61.2 45.3
Nov 60 52.1 35.1
Dec 55.6 48 37.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.4 8.8 0.8
Feb 13.7 9.2 0.8
Mar 14.8 10.7 1.5
Apr 18.6 14.3 3.5
May 22 17.7 9.9
Jun 24.6 20.6 15.6
Jul 26.7 22.4 17.4
Aug 26.7 22.2 17.7
Sep 23.7 18.8 12.2
Oct 20.5 16.2 7.4
Nov 15.6 11.2 1.7
Dec 13.1 8.9 3.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sestri Levante are July, April, and then October. 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.

When can you find snow in Sestri Levante? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sestri Levante 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 2 0.6
Feb 15% 41.3 1.5
Mar 3% 14.7 0.4
Apr 2% 21.9 0.2
May 10% 0 1.4
Jun 5% 0 0.6
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 10% 0 2.1
Sep 5% 0 1.1
Oct 2% 0 0.2
Nov 7% 40.9 4.8
Dec 5% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 5.1 1.5
Feb 15 104.9 3.8
Mar 3 37.3 1
Apr 2 55.6 0.5
May 10 0 3.6
Jun 5 0 1.5
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 10 0 5.3
Sep 5 0 2.8
Oct 2 0 0.5
Nov 7 103.9 12.2
Dec 5 0 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Sestri Levante has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (50.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (64.2%).

Wind in Sestri Levante is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by March and September. November’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.1 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 November where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.5 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 5 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.7 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
May 5 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58%
Feb 54.6%
Mar 50.5%
Apr 53.2%
May 58.8%
Jun 64.2%
Jul 58.5%
Aug 61%
Sep 56.2%
Oct 59.3%
Nov 51.3%
Dec 56.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sestri Levante?

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 Sestri Levante, Italy is July, followed by May 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 Sestri Levante in October. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.4 in October means 51.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Sestri Levante Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 54.7°F (12.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 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 moderate precipitation with 0 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Sestri Levante, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 56.4°F (13.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Sestri Levante to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.7°F (15.9°C) and 50.8°F (10.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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