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In Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, the climate is Mediterranean
, with mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers.
The average temperature in January and February is about 10 °C (50 °F), while that of July and August is about 25 °C (77 °F). During the winter it is rarely very cold, however, there may be a few cold days, with highs around 10 °C (50 °F), and night lows around freezing, or even a few degrees below. Snow is very rare: for example, it snowed in January 1985 and January 1993.
In the summer, the hottest days occur when the southern wind (scirocco) blows from Africa: in these cases, it is possible for the temperature to touch or exceed 40 °C (104 °F).
Here are the average temperatures.
Average temperatures - Cagliari
is not abundant, as it slightly exceeds 400 millimetres (16 inches) per year; this happens because the disturbances pass quickly and are soon replaced by the mistral
, the northwest wind blowing from France, fresh and dry. Here is the average precipitation.
Average precipitation - Cagliari
is warm enough for swimming from July to September; in June and October, on the contrary, it is quite cool. Here the temperature of the sea.
Sea temperature - Cagliari
The amount of sunshine
in Cagliari is very good in summer, when clear skies prevail; in winter there is an alternation of sunny periods with periods of bad weather, with rain, wind and thunderstorms. On average, there are 4 hours of sunshine per day in December, and 11 hours in July.
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