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Best time to visit Taormina, Italy

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The best time to visit Taormina is April-July

When’s the best time to visit Taormina, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Taormina is April-July.

The warmest month of the year in Taormina is August, where the average temperature gets to around 29℃ (83℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 31℃ (87℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 6℃ (44℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Taormina, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in October, 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.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Taormina below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

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Taormina seasons

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

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 Taormina 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.

Taormina 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 Taormina 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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Taormina in January

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in February

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in March

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in April

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in June

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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

Taormina in October

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in November

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Taormina in December

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Taormina is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Taormina is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Taormina is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Taormina, 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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