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Best time to visit Positano, Italy

Our verdict

The best time to visit Positano is June-July

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Positano such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, June-July is the best time of year to go.

The warmest month of the year in Positano is August, where the average temperature gets to around 28℃ (82℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather in the winter, especially around February, can reach a minimum of 7℃ (45℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Positano during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. The wet season in Positano falls around November, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in August instead.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Positano below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

Positano seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Positano as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Positano is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Positano

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Positano for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Positano climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Positano for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUN
JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Positano in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Positano in February

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Positano in March

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Positano in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Positano in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 51mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Positano in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Positano in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Positano in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Positano in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Positano in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 94mm (4") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Positano in November

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 145mm (6") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Positano in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Positano in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Positano is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (82℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Positano is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Positano is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Positano, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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