Reggio Calabria, where it's located

The climate of Reggio Calabria is Mediterranean, with mild, relatively rainy winters and hot, sunny summers.
The city is located in the Calabria region, in the eastern part of the Strait of Messina.
In winter, it gets rarely cold, and in practice the temperature never drops below freezing. In summer, when the sirocco blows from Africa, the temperature can exceed 40 °C (104 °F).
The average temperature of the coldest months (January, February) is of 11,8 °C (53 °F), that of the warmest month (August) is of 26,7 °C (80 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Reggio Calabria - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)889111519222219161210
Max (°C)151617192428313128242017
Min (°F)464648525966727266615450
Max (°F)596163667582888882756863

Precipitation amounts to 545 millimeters (21,5 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 5 mm (0,2 in) in the driest month (July) to 80 mm (3,1 in) in the wettest (November). Here is the average precipitation.
Reggio Calabria - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)70605040201051050758075545
Prec.(in)2.82.421.60.80.40.20.4233.1321.5
Days99873212479869

On average, there are around 2,470 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Reggio Calabria - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours445781011108654

The sea temperature ranges between 14 °C (57 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F). The sea is warm enough for swimming from July to September. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Reggio Calabria - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)141414151821242523211815
Temp (°F)575757596470757773706459

Reggio Calabria

Best Time


The best times to visit Reggio Calabria are spring and autumn, ie the months of April and May, and from September to early October. In June, the weather is often nice, but it can sometimes be hot, especially in the second half of the month.
The best months to go to the beach are July, August and the first half of September. In June, the sea is still a little cool.