Weather in Florence

Best time to visit

To avoid the heat and the queues, it’s best to visit Florence in spring and autumn. During the peak summer months of July and August, the weather can be unbearably sticky and the prospect of trailing around museums becomes unappealing. Average temperatures in July hover around 35°C (95°F), but if you wait for autumn, the countryside glows with an abundance of wild mushrooms and just-pressed olive oil. If you venture to the city in winter, January temperatures average around 5°C (41°F).

Day

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Tue
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
2
3
°C
0.2mm
13
wsw
57%
1,014mb
Moderate
Wed
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
2
3
°C
0.3mm
8
wsw
59%
1,014mb
Moderate
Thu
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
3
°C
0.5mm
9
wsw
64%
1,012mb
Good
Fri
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
4
°C
0.9mm
9
sw
65%
1,010mb
Good
Sat
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
2
4
°C
0.1mm
9
sw
65%
1,011mb
Good
Sun
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
7
°C
0mm
8
sw
60%
1,013mb
Good
Mon
Sunny
Sunny skies
3
2
°C
0.9mm
2
nnw
49%
1,020mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
3
0
°C
0.2mm
5
wsw
58%
1,019mb
Good
Wed
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
9
°C
0mm
4
ssw
56%
1,013mb
Good

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Mon
Clear
Clear skies
1
1
°C
0mm
6
sse
94%
1,013mb
Good
Tue
Mist
Mist
1
0
°C
0mm
3
sse
95%
1,015mb
Poor
Wed
Fog
Fog
9
°C
0mm
2
se
100%
1,014mb
Poor
Thu
Fog
Fog
1
3
°C
0mm
4
s
98%
1,011mb
Poor
Fri
Mist
Mist
1
2
°C
0mm
4
se
96%
1,010mb
Poor
Sat
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
1
2
°C
0mm
3
se
94%
1,012mb
Good
Sun
Clear
Clear skies
1
2
°C
0mm
2
s
93%
1,014mb
Good
Mon
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
9
°C
0mm
4
wsw
80%
1,012mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
7
°C
0mm
9
nne
70%
1,014mb
Good
Last updated at 04:09, Tuesday 31 May
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
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  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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