Palermo Climate & Weather
Historic Climate Charts for Planning a Holiday in Sicily

Palermo is ideally situated on the north coast of Sicily, and the warm Mediterranean is responsible for a pleasant and exceedingly narrow range of temperaures you see in our historic temperature chart.

Winters are a bit wet, and summers warm and dry.

Palermo Historic Temperature and Precipitation Charts

Palermo Temperatures: Fahrenheit

The rainfall pattern seen on the precipitation chart below indicates the typical mediterranean climate pattern, with dry summers and winter rain.

Historic Rainfall for Palermo
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Palermo: Best Time to Visit

As you can see from the historic temperature charts, Palermo is a good bet through the summer for heat lovers. By fall, October through December there's a good chance of rain, but the amounts are fairly moderate. The average number or rainy days comes in January, where you can expect 8.

Palermo is known for it's spring festivals during Easter and Holy week and for the Carnival at the end of February.

Sea temperatures at Palermo Beaches are warm; ranging from 66 degrees F to 79 degrees F by August.

Palermo Travel Tips

Palermo is opne of Sicily's extremely old cities with a fascinating history. Founded by the Phoenicians, it passed into Arab hands and was later taken by the Normans. Good weather will get you noticed.

All of these cultural shifts made the city rich in ideas, which lead to interesting architecture and cuisine--and lots of things for the tourist to see and do.

Palermo is quite large by Sicilian standards, the metropolitan area supports 1.2 million people.

For those who don't mind a little goulishness in their lives, an interesting place to visit is Catacombs of the Capuchins found in the Capuchino Monastery in Piazza Cappuccini, on the outskirts of Palermo. The catacombs contain mummified bodies, many in good shape that still look lifelike.

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