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Weather in Florence

Average temperatures throughout the year and tips on the best times to visit

Weather in Florence and Tuscany is generally pretty mild but Florence's location in a valley makes temperatures vary from other areas in Tuscany.

The warmest months are generally July and August, while June and September are both nice with warm weather without it being too hot. Keep in mind that in August many Italians escape the heat of the city - outside of the historical center, a large number of businesses including shops and restaurants close down for at least two weeks if not the entire month.

The coolest months are December and January, with January being a bit cooler.

November is the month with the most precipitation on average but October, December, March and April also generally have a good amount of rain.

Month High Low
January 50 °F (10 °C) 34 °F (1 °C)
February 53 °F (12 °C) 37 °F (3 °C)
March 59 °F (15 °C) 40 °F (4 °C)
April 65 °F (18 °C) 45 °F (7 °C)
May 74 °F (23 °C) 52 °F (11 °C)
June 81 °F (27 °C) 58 °F (14 °C)
July 88 °F (31 °C) 63 °F (17 °C)
August 87 °F (31 °C) 62 °F (17 °C)
September 79 °F (26 °C) 57 °F (14 °C)
October 70 °F (21 °C) 50 °F (10 °C)
November 58 °F (14 °C) 41 °F (5 °C)
December 50 °F (10 °C) 36 °F (2 °C)

Author: Lourdes Flores

I'm from California but have called Florence my home for over a decade. I love to explore Italy; it is a lot of fun to try to see everything like I'm seeing it for the first time, keeping you, our readers, always in mind. I enjoy sharing what I know and helping others as they make their travel plans for Tuscany through our Forum. If you have itinerary-related questions, please post them there!


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