What’s the weather like in Sicily in January?
Located off the coast of south-eastern Italy, Sicily is a large island with a Mediterranean climate bringing hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters to the region. In January Sicily is relatively wet and cold, although the weather’s still much nicer than the average British winter. While some days are cloudy, other days have lovely sunshine, so this month can be ideal for sightseeing away from the high season crowds, as long as you don’t mind the wintery weather.
On average, the daytime temperature in Sicily is 9°C in January, with highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. With such cool temperatures you’ll need to pack plenty of warm layers for your holiday in Sicily at this time of year, especially for evenings out. Around 65mm of rain is expected this month, but showers are usually light and short-lived. If you want to swim in the sea, you’ll need to be brave as the Mediterranean waters are a cool 15°C in January.