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Best time to visit Stresa, Italy

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The best time to visit Stresa is July

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

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 26℃ (79℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to -7℃ (19℉) around January.

The days are longest in Stresa in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. On average it rains the most days in November, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Stresa, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

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Stresa seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Stresa

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 Stresa 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.

Stresa 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 Stresa 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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NOV
DEC

Stresa in January

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 2 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Stresa in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Stresa in February

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 3 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Stresa in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Stresa in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Stresa in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Stresa in April

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Stresa in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Stresa in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Stresa in June

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Stresa in July

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Stresa in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Stresa in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Stresa in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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

Stresa in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Stresa in November

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 129mm (5") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Stresa in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Stresa in December

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 3 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Stresa in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Stresa is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 23℃ (74℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Stresa is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Stresa 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 Stresa, 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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