The best times to visit Vulcano for ideal weather are
April 9th to July 1st
September 3rd to November 4th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Vulcano Travel Guide
Other Vulcano Travel Info
Weather in Vulcano
Average temperatures in Vulcano vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd 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 Vulcano, 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 85.2°F (29.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.5°F (23.1°C) at night.
Vulcano Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Vulcano 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.
Vulcano Perceived Temperature (F)
Vulcano Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Vulcano 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 Vulcano 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 late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.
When can you find snow in Vulcano? 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Vulcano.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vulcano (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
Vulcano has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (56.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (71.8%).
Wind in Vulcano is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by March and November. December’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (9 MPH or 14.4 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 to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Vulcano.
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||6.6||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.5||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.5||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7||Gentle breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|May||6.1||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.1||Light breeze||8.7||Significant breeze|
|Aug||4.6||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.5||Light breeze||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.1||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||7.4||Gentle breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.8||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Vulcano?
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 Vulcano, 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 Vulcano 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
Overall Vulcano Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.4°F (23°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Vulcano, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 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 Vulcano to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.1°F (16.7°C) and 57.5°F (14.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.