Best time to visit Amalfi Coast

The best time to visit the Amalfi Coast for a beach holiday is from June to mid-September.

However, if you wish to avoid the summer high-season crowds of July and August when temperatures can often soar above 30°C (86°F), visit from mid-April to mid-June, and from September to early-October when the average temperature is 22°C (71°F).

Amalfi Coast weather

The Amalfi Coast enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, sunny and mainly dry summers and cold, wet and windy winters.

What is the best month to visit Amalfi?
The summer months of June through September are the best months to visit Amalfi – the climate is perfect with hot, sunny weather and little to no rainfall.

July and August are especially popular, however this is peak tourist season in Amalfi with more visitors and higher prices.

Which is the hottest month in Amalfi?
The hottest month of the year in Amalfi is normally August, with an average daily high temperature of 31°C (87°F), with high heat and humidity, and a low of 22°C (71°F)

The hot summer season lasts from mid-June to mid-September, with an average daily high temperature above 28°C (82°F).

Which is the coldest month in Amalfi?
The coldest month of the year in Amalfi is January, with an average high of 13°C (55°F) and a low of 8°C (46°F).

The cool winter season lasts from late-November to late-March, with an average daily high temperature below 17°C (62°F).

Which is the sunniest month in Amalfi?
The sunniest time of year in Amalfi is usually July with an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day; that's on average 63% of daylight hours.

What is the humidity in Amalfi?
Amalfi experiences seasonal variation in perceived humidity, with approximate average relative humidity calculated at between 61% – 75% over the course of the year.

What do the humidity conditions feel like in Amalfi?
We derive the humidity comfort level – what conditions feel like – from the dew point temperature, which measures moisture content in the atmosphere: a higher dew point feels more humid, while a lower dew point feels drier.

Meteorologists agree that dew point temperature is a more consistant indication of 'absolute humidity' than relative humidity, which fluctuates with temperature.

The average annual dew point in Amalfi is 11°C (52°F), and varies over the course of the year from dry at 4°C (39°F) to mainly comfortable at 19°C (66°F).   

The more humid time of year lasts from early-June through September, when you can expect the comfort level to be humid at least 17% of the time.

The months with the highest humidity in Naples are July and August, with around 18 days in each month that may feel humid.

November through May is generally comfortable.

When is the sea warmest in Amalfi?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Amalfi in August when the water temperature reaches 27°C (80°F), which is pleasant for swimming.

The time of year with warmer water lasts from July through September, with an average temperature above 24°C (75°F), which is warm enough for swimming.

Which month has the most rain in Amalfi?
November is usually the wettest month in Amalfi with 120mm (4.7in) of rainfall on average. There are normally 11 days in November with some rain.

The wet season lasts from mid-September through April, with a greater than 22% chance of a given day being a wet day.

The drier season lasts from May to mid-September. July has the least rainfall.

Which is the windiest month in Amalfi?
The windiest month of the year in Amalfi is December, with an average hourly wind speed of 16 kilometres per hour (8 knots; 10 mph).

The windy part of the year lasts from late-October to mid-April, with average wind speeds of more than 13 kilometres per hour (7 knots; 9 mph).

The less-windy time of year lasts from mid-April to late-October. The calmest month of the year in Amalfi is June, with an average hourly wind speed of 10 kilometres per hour (6 knots; 8 mph).

The predominant average hourly wind direction varies throughout the year in Amalfi.

Amalfi Weather Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high temperature (°C)
13 14 16 19 24 28 30 31 27 23 18 14
Average low temperature (°C)
8 8 9 12 15 19 22 22 19 16 12 9
Average daily sunshine (hrs)
3 4 5 6 8 9 10 9 8 6 4 3
Average daily daylight (hrs)
9 10 12 13 14 15 14 13 12 11 10 9
Comfort level
Cold, no heat & humidity Cold, no heat & humidity No heat & humidity No heat & humidity Low heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Hot icon Moderately hot icon Hot icon Low heat & humidity icon No heat & humidity Cold, no heat & humidity
Average relative humidity (%)
75 74 73 71 70 66 62 61 65 69 75 73
UV Index (max)
2 3 4 6 8 9 9 8 6 4 2 1
Average days of rainfall (≥1mm)
10 10 10 9 6 3 2 3 6 8 11 11
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
86 72 66 60 40 26 24 40 60 90 120 105
Average wind speed (km/h)
16 16 14 13 11 10 10 11 11 13 15 16
Average sea temperature (°C)
15 14 14 15 18 22 25 27 25 22 19 16
Amalfi, Campania, Italy

Holiday seasons

High season: From June to mid-September, expect to pay top dollar for everything.

Shoulder season: From April to May, mid-September to October, and 15 to 24 December.

Low season: From November to 14 December and from 25 December to late-March.

Source: Meteorological data for Amalfi is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by Servizio Meteorologico – the Italian Meteorological Service.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Best time to visit the Amalfi Coast: 27 June, 2024

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