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Best time to visit Sorrento, Italy

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The best time to visit Sorrento is June-July

Sorrento is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, June-July is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 29℃ (84℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 7℃ (45℉) at night.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Sorrento during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Sorrento in November. Head over there in August instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Sorrento. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

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Sorrento seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Sorrento as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Sorrento 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 Sorrento

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 Sorrento 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.

Sorrento 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 Sorrento 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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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Sorrento 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 Sorrento in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Sorrento 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 Sorrento in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Sorrento 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 Sorrento in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Sorrento 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 Sorrento 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 Sorrento 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 Sorrento, 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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