What’s the weather like in Italy in December?
When you’re looking for golden beaches, idyllic scenery and great cuisine, choose holidays to Italy. Italy weather in December is cool at times but there’s plenty of sunshine each day of the month and mild temperatures in places like Venice, Rome and Sicily.
Italy has a long coastline along the Mediterranean Sea, which means it has a great climate for most of the year. Summers are long and hot with temperatures lowering in winter. In the winter, the weather can vary. Temperatures are quite low, particularly in the Alps which is perfect conditions for skiing and snowboarding.
Italy has an average temperature of 13°C in December, which makes it one of the coldest months of the year. However, you’ll still have nine hours of sunshine to enjoy each day in the winter with an average humidity of 75%. On windy days, you can face wind speeds of up to 7mph. The average monthly rainfall at this time of year is around 38mm spread over the month.