The Tuscan Climate
In general, the climate in Tuscany is very mild with little difference between the different provinces. However, the coast and valleys are hotter in summer than the hilly areas. Usually summers in Tuscany are hot with little or no rain. Spring (April and May) and Autumn (October and November) are milder and rainier, but there are still plenty of dry, sunny days. Winter can still have some sunny days but is usually wetter and colder, especially at night. July and August are the hottest months. January is the coldest month.
When to Visit
Spring in Tuscany can be one of the most rewarding times to visit, average temperatures are warm and comfortable. It can however, be one of the wettest seasons, but normally by May, rain is rare and the days are longer with up to 10 hours of daylight.
Summer in Tuscany is usually hot and sunny with pleasant warm evenings for “al fresco” dining. Humidity levels can get high, especially in the cities.
Autumn, like Spring can be a good time to visit Tuscany, with warm average temperatures into October and sometimes later.
Tuscany rarely sees severe weather in Winter, a day or two of snow with wetter weather and lower temperatures are the norm. however it's usually mixed with crisp bright days and clear, blue skies.
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Tuscan Weather Averages
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Online Tuscan Weather Forecasts
Before you arrive, the web site
Italy Weather and Maps
is a useful resource. It gives a detailed 6 day forecast for each of the six Tuscan provinces.
is also full of interesting weather facts and figures, they will even send you a daily forecast by email or by sms to your mobile phone.
Tuscan Weather Webcams
Keep an eye on the latest weather, these
will keep you up to date on conditions in various parts of the region.
lets you see what the weather is like in the centre of Florence. This
shows what the weather is like in Arezzo today.