The best times to visit Valpolicella for ideal weather are
April 16th to June 10th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Valpolicella Travel Guide
Other Valpolicella Travel Info
Weather in Valpolicella
Average temperatures in Valpolicella vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Valpolicella, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 89.7°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.1°F (19.5°C) at night.
Valpolicella Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Valpolicella 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.
Valpolicella Perceived Temperature (F)
Valpolicella Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Valpolicella 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 Valpolicella are August, July, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid December. For example, on the week of December 17th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.
When can you find snow in Valpolicella? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Valpolicella 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 Valpolicella.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Valpolicella (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
Valpolicella has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (54.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (83.2%).
Wind in Valpolicella is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’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 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Valpolicella.
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||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.3||Light breeze||11.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.2||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|May||5.1||Light breeze||11.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.6||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.5||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.4||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.1||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.8||Barely noticeable||9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.2||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.1||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Valpolicella?
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 Valpolicella, Italy is July, followed by June and August. 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 Valpolicella 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 Valpolicella Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.2°F (26.8°C) and 55.6°F (13.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Valpolicella, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 50.6°F (10.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 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 Valpolicella to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.5°F (13.6°C) and 43.5°F (6.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.