Lucca, where it's located

The climate of Lucca is Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers.
The city is located in the northwest of Tuscany, less than 20 km (12 miles) from the sea (where Viareggio is located), and a short distance from the Apennines, which makes the rains more abundant.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 7,8 °C (46 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 25,3 °C (77 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Lucca - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)556913171919161396
Max (°C)111216192428313126211511
Min (°F)414143485563666661554843
Max (°F)525461667582888879705952

Precipitation amounts to 1,195 millimeters (47 inches) per year: it is therefore quite abundant. It ranges from 25 mm (1 in) in the driest month (July) to 165 mm (6,5 in) in the wettest (November). Snow falls very rarely. Here is the average precipitation.
Lucca - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)13010510595805525551101301651401195
Prec.(in)5.14.14.13.73.12.212.24.35.16.55.547
Days1191098745781210100

Lucca

Best Time


The best times to visit Lucca are spring and autumn, namely the months of May and September. In June, the weather is often excellent, but it can sometimes get hot, especially in the second half of the month.
To go to the beach, the best months are July and August. In June, the sea is still a little cool.