Sicily weather in October, November and December


Italy’s island of Sicily is wooing visitors back to the island by paying part of their stay as a means of recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. Since the Times broke the news, travellers have started planning their trips to Sicily. The weather in Sicily is what cannot be ignored when planning a vacation to the island. Islands are best enjoyed in summer and it is prudent that you don’t visit in winter.

Aerial view of the Cefalu, Sicily, Italy. Lovely sea and mediterranean historical houses. Province of Palermo.

Aerial view of the Cefalu, Sicily, Italy. Lovely sea and mediterranean historical houses. Province of Palermo.

Sicily is not only the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea which is located within the central Mediterranean sea, at the south of the Italian Peninsula but also one of the 20 regions of Italy. Italy has five autonomous regions of which it is a part. It is officially referred to as Regione Siciliana and has approximately, 5 million inhabitants.

It is a region in Italy which attracts a lot of tourists. However, knowing about specific periods when the weather in Sicily is welcoming puts more icing on the cake for any potential tourist. has put together the weather conditions of Sicily in the months of October, November and December.


Sicily Weather in October

The month of October is known as a pleasant period in Sicily wherein the weather is comfortingly warm and mild with bouts of rain and wind. Temperatures within this period range from 14-21 degree Celsius. Coastal towns within Sicily also experience something quite similar. When one’s fortunate and the sirocco blows in from Africa, the spike in temperature makes visiting the beach even more pleasurable.

Apart from the Eastern Catania plain, the interior of the island consists of hills and mountains with temperatures varying from 12-22 degree Celsius in Ragusa and Caltanissetta.

Summer view of the Port of Aci Trezza in Sicily Italy

Summer view of the Port of Aci Trezza in Sicily Italy

Sicily Weather in November

November is one of the wettest times of the year where the rains and fog just keep coming. Generally, Sicily keeps a mild Mediterranean climate, hence the temperatures along the coastal areas like Palermo, Celafu and Trapani ranges from 13-19 degrees Celsius. The hilly and mountainous areas in Sicily are cooler during this period……nut more defined in the evenings when the temperature can fall as low as 9 degrees Celsius. In this period, it is advisable to have warmer layers and a waterproof jacket.


Sicily Weather in December

December is the rainiest month in Sicily. It is mostly cloudy. Temperatures here range from 11-16 degree Celsius. The hills within the interior of the island are colder. During this time, it is most advisable to travel with an umbrella, sunglasses, warmer layers or a winter gear.


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