Italy temperatures in December

Italy in December has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Maso Corto with -6°C (22°F) to pleasant temperatures in Lampedusa with 18°C (65°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 15°C (59°F) in Lampedusa and -14°C (7°F) in Maso Corto. December is a winter month in Italy.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Italy in December?

Find the average daytime temperatures in December for the most popular destinations in Italy on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in December in Italy?
  • Lampedusa tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (65°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 15°C (59°F).

  • What is the coldest city in December in Italy?
  • The coldest city in December in Italy is Maso Corto when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around -6°C (22°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -14°C (7°F).

  • How much sun does Italy get in December?
  • December is generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 112 hours of sunshine in Rome during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 17°C (63°F) in Catania this month, so not the best month to swim.

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