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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 degrees, while that of July and August is about 25 degrees. During the winter it is rarely very cold, however, there may be a few cold days, with highs around 10 °C, and night lows around zero, 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.
Here are the average temperatures.
Average temperatures - Cagliari
is not abundant, as it slightly exceeds 400 millimetres 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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