Monthly weather forecast and climate
Venice, Italy

A background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica from the Grand water canal of Venice in Italy
A background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica from the Grand water canal of Venice in Italy
Venice has a humid, subtropical (Köppen climate classification Cfa) and Mediterranean climate with hot and humid summers, and cold winters. Crowned as the Queen of the Adriatic, it is a group of 118 small islands, separated by canals and united by bridges that share a common climate pattern. It is situated by the Venetian Lagoon, between the mouths of the Po and the Piave rivers, and is routinely subjected to the cold bora and the warm sirocco winds.

Average high temperatures during peak summer months rise to 27.8°C (82°F), while average low temperatures drop to 0°C (32°F) during peak winter. The marshy Venetian lagoon occasionally freezes during winters, as lows of -5°C (23°F) are typical.
Rainfall averages a moderate 749.3mm (29.5") over the year and is evenly distributed across the seasons - summer rain may be accompanied by thunderstorms, while winter may bring frost.
Snow records duly every year in moderate amounts.
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Venice is a busy tourist place with temperate Mediterranean weather throughout the year, except for a few winter months. Late spring and early summer from late April to June and early autumn in September are the best times to visit Venice due to the pleasant weather during these periods. The daytime temperatures are in a stable range of 21.1°C (70°F) to 25°C (77°F), and the humidity is less pronounced during these times. Rain is less frequent and evenings are cozy with temperatures in the higher 10°C (50°F) and 15.6°C (60.1°F). These periods are excellent for touring Venice and exploring its exquisitely designed architecture of majestic buildings, canals, bridges, and water systems.

Winter, from December to February, is the worst time to visit Venice. Average low temperatures drop to freezing at 0°C (32°F), and the high temperatures during the day feel a few degrees colder than actual due to the cold bora winds. The lagoon is bound to freeze with the drop in temperatures, though the freezing does not last longer than a few days.
Rain, though drizzly for most of the time, is persistent and is an uncomfortable addition to the frequent frost and fog. The sunshine drops to an average of 2 to 3 hours a day as the days become short.

January is the driest and coldest month of the year in Venice, with the winter at its peak. The mercury is around a freezing 0°C (32°F) at night, while the daytime high averages a cold 6.6°C (43.9°F). Weather in January »

February is the second coldest month, with an average low temperature almost touching freezing at 0.8°C (33.4°F). The rain gauge rarely registers beyond the average 48.3mm (1.9"). Weather in February »

Weather is mildly cold, with an average daytime temperature at 12.8°C (55°F). Cold winds blow occasionally, but days are relatively dry, with 48.3mm (1.9") of rain. Weather in March »

The average temperatures range from 7.8°C (46°F) to 16.1°C (61°F), and the weather is a little damp with 71.1mm (2.8") of rain. Weather in April »

Most of the time, May is sunny with the daily sunshine at close to 7.5 hours. The days are warmed to pleasant 21.1°C (70°F) and the nights are above 10°C (50°F). Weather in May »

June is another great month to visit Venice with temperatures ranging from an equable 16.1°C (61°F) to 24.9°C (76.8°F). Summer is prone to moderate rain with thundershowers. Weather in June »

July is hot, humid, and the average temperature peaks to 27.7°C (81.9°F). The average sea temperature rises to a very comfortable 25°C (77°F) by this time. Weather in July »

August is another warm summer month with average day temperatures of 27.2°C (81°F). Weather is a little rainy occasionally, but sunny most of the time. Weather in August »

September transitions to the lovely fall weather with temperatures in a comfortable range of 13.9°C (57°F) to 22.8°C (73°F). September is one of the best months to visit Venice. Weather in September »

October is a bit wet at 71.1mm (2.8") but has lovely temperate weather with the mercury in the range of 10°C (50°F) to 18.3°C (64.9°F). Weather in October »

November is the wettest month of the year at 88.9mm (3.5") and the end of the lovely fall season. Climate starts cooling off by mid-November, with the average daytime highs dropping to a mild 11.7°C (53.1°F). Weather in November »

December signals the start of the winter and the cold weather. Daily highs drop significantly to a chilly 6.7°C (44.1°F), and the cold winds accelerate the frosty conditions. Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Venice?

January is the coldest month in Venice, with an average high-temperature of 6.6°C (43.9°F) and an average low-temperature of -0.1°C (31.8°F).

How many days does it rain in Venice?

Throughout the year, in Venice, Italy, there are 78.3 rainfall days, and 748.4mm (29.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Venice?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Venice. Rain falls for 6 days and accumulates 47mm (1.9") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Venice?

June is the month with the most rainfall in Venice. Rain falls for 8.6 days and accumulates 78mm (3.1") of precipitation.

What is the warmest month in Venice?

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F).
Average humidity - Venice, Italy
Average rainfall - Venice, Italy

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (78mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (47mm).

Average rainfall days - Venice, Italy

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (8.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.2 days).

Average sea temperature - Venice, Italy

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (8.8°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Venice, Italy