Ancona, where it's located

The climate of Ancona can be described as transitional Mediterranean.
The city is located in central Italy, on the Adriatic coast, and is the capital of the Marche region.
Although the climate is mild, during the winter, there can be cold days when the winds blow from Eastern Europe, and sometimes it can even snow. On the contrary, with the warm south-west wind (Garbino), which descends from the Apennines, the temperature can reach 20 °C (68 °F) in winter and exceed 35 °C (95 °F) in summer.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 5,3 °C (42 °F), that of the warmest month (August) is of 22,7 °C (73 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Ancona - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)124611141717141063
Max (°C)91014172226282824191410
Min (°F)343639435257636357504337
Max (°F)485057637279828275665750

Precipitation amounts to 820 millimeters (32,3 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 45 mm (1,8 in) in the driest months (January, July) to 85 mm (3,3 in) in the wettest (November). Here is the average precipitation.
Ancona - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)455055605560457575758560820
Prec.(in)1.822.22.42.22.41.83333.32.432.3
Days77887645789783

On average, there are around 2,220 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Ancona - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours33568910108532

The sea temperature ranges between 12 °C (54 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F). The sea is warm enough for swimming from July to September. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Ancona - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)131212141822252523201715
Temp (°F)555454576472777773686359

Ancona

Best Time


The best periods to visit Ancona are spring and autumn, and in particular, from mid-April to mid-June and in the month of September. However, in both periods, some rainy days are possible. The best months to go to the beach are July and August. In June, the sea is still a little cool.