Weather in February in Italy

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in February in Italy. Is this month a good time to go to Italy? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Italy in February?

The weather conditions in Italy in February range from poor to pleasant depending on the destination. It is a winter month.

During February in Italy, the average temperature ranges from low in Sëlva with 2°C (36°F) to moderate in Catania with 16°C (61°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 5°C (42°F) in Catania and -8°C (18°F) in Sëlva.

Precipitation in February ranges from low in Sëlva with an average of 19mm (0.7inch) snow/rainfall to high in La Spezia with 108mm (4.3inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 132 hours of sunshine in Rome during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Italy.

Where to go in Italy in February

Find the average weather conditions in February for the most popular destinations in Italy on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Italy

What is the weather like in February for the 5 most popular destinations in Italy?

Average weather in Rome

In February Rome generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C (57°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Rome
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
13°C / 55°F 
2°C / 36°F 
121 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
8 days 
14°C / 57°F 
3°C / 37°F 
132 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
8 days 
March   >> March
>>  
17°C / 62°F 
4°C / 40°F 
167 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
8 days 
Climate in Rome

Average weather in Florence

In February Florence generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 12°C (54°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C (37°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Florence
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
10°C / 50°F 
2°C / 35°F 
134 hours 
60mm / 2.4inch 
8 days 
poor 
12°C / 54°F 
3°C / 37°F 
134 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
8 days 
March   >> March
>>  
15°C / 59°F 
5°C / 41°F 
153 hours 
64mm / 2.5inch 
8 days 
Climate in Florence

Average weather in Milan

In February Milan generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C (48°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C (33°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Milan
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
6°C / 43°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
78 hours 
57mm / 2.2inch 
7 days 
poor 
9°C / 48°F 
1°C / 33°F 
118 hours 
47mm / 1.9inch 
5 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
15°C / 58°F 
4°C / 39°F 
177 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
7 days 
Climate in Milan

Average weather in Venice

In February Venice generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C (47°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C (33°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Venice
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
7°C / 44°F 
0°C / 32°F 
81 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
6 days 
poor 
8°C / 47°F 
1°C / 33°F 
106 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
5 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
12°C / 54°F 
4°C / 39°F 
143 hours 
48mm / 1.9inch 
6 days 
Climate in Venice

Average weather in Naples

In February Naples generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C (56°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C (40°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Naples
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
13°C / 55°F 
4°C / 40°F 
114 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
10 days 
14°C / 56°F 
5°C / 40°F 
127 hours 
98mm / 3.9inch 
10 days 
March   >> March
>>  
16°C / 61°F 
6°C / 43°F 
158 hours 
85mm / 3.3inch 
10 days 
Climate in Naples

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Is February the best time to go to Italy?

In our opinion February is a good time to visit Italy with commonly tolerable weather in Rome. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Italy is in May, June, July and September with generally perfect weather in Rome. The worst months are January, November and December that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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