The best times to visit Venice for ideal weather are
April 23rd to June 24th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Venice Travel Guide
Weather in Venice
Average temperatures in Venice 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 Venice, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 85.2°F (29.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.7°F (20.9°C) at night.
Venice Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Venice 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.
Venice Perceived Temperature (F)
Venice Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Venice 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 Venice are October, September, 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 late October to early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.
When can you find snow in Venice? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Venice.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Venice (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
Venice has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (63.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (80.6%).
Wind in Venice is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is December, followed by September and November. December’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.6 MPH or 8.9 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 13.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Venice.
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||1.9||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.1||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||2.5||Barely noticeable||9.4||Light breeze|
|Apr||4||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.2||Light breeze||8.5||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.4||Light breeze||8.7||Light breeze|
|Aug||4||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.6||Light breeze||9||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.9||Barely noticeable||6.9||Light breeze|
|Nov||4.5||Light breeze||9.6||Light breeze|
|Dec||4.8||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Venice?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 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 Venice, Italy is May, followed by July and April. 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 Venice 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 Venice Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.5°F (24.7°C) and 51.5°F (10.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 the most precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Venice, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 45°F (7.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 9 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 Venice to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.6°F (11.4°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°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.