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    Abruzzo

    L'Aquila weather and climate

    Abruzzo

    L'Aquila weather and climate

     

    Day

    11 °C

     

    Night

    2 °C

     

    Sea

    13 °C

     

    Precipitation

    49 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    75 %

     

    Day

    11 °C

     

    Night

    2 °C

     

    Sea

    13 °C

     

    Precipitation

    49 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    75 %

    Overview: L'Aquila
    Nestled in the heart of Italy, the city of L'Aquila experiences a climate that fluctuates with the seasons. The diurnal temperature stretches from a brisk 6 °C (43 °F) in the chill of January to a peak of 29 °C (85 °F) in the balmy month of July, marking the highs and lows of the city's temperate range. Nights in L'Aquila bring a noticeable drop in temperature, hailing from a nippy -1 °C (30 °F) in January to a much warmer 16 °C (61 °F) during July's height. The variability of precipitation is noted, with July being remarkably dry at barely 6 days of rainfall, in stark contrast to the deluge of November when the skies open frequently for roughly 12 days. This meteorological overview also includes factors such as wind speed, relative humidity, hours of sunshine, and the length of the day, each varying by month and contributing to the overall climate profile of the region.

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    Last week's weather in L'Aquila

    During the week of 12 February 2024 - 18 February 2024, temperatures averaged at 14 °C (57 °F) during the day and dropped to 4 °C (39 °F) at night. The current temperatures are above the long-term average for L'Aquila, with the daily and nighttime temperatures being 8 °C (46 °F) and -1 °C (30 °F), respectively. The beginning of the week saw Monday being the hottest day of the week. The beginning of the week saw Tuesday being the coldest day of the week. The average temperatures during different times of day (local time) were following: 7am 7 °C (45 °F), 10am 9 °C (48 °F), 1pm 13 °C (55 °F), 4pm 13 °C (55 °F), 7pm 9 °C (48 °F), 10pm 7 °C (45 °F).

    During this week: 7 days without rain were observed. During the whole week, total of 0 mm (0.00 in) of precipitation was observed, which is below the long term average for L'Aquila, which is 13 mm (0.51 in). On average, the cloud coverage during daylight hours (from dawn to dusk) was 47 %.

    The wind's speed averaged 1.0 m/s. The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1000 hpa to 1031 hpa. The air in L'Aquila had an average humidity of 58 %.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 5.5 hours clear skies, 2.5 hours partially overcast skies and 4 hours overcast skies. On average, the time of sunrise was 07:04, and the time of sunset was 17:37.

    Weather overview for L'Aquila

    Weather overview

    Nestled in the heart of Italy, the city of L'Aquila experiences a climate that fluctuates with the seasons. The diurnal temperature stretches from a brisk 6 °C (43 °F) in the chill of January to a peak of 29 °C (85 °F) in the balmy month of July, marking the highs and lows of the city's temperate range. Nights in L'Aquila bring a noticeable drop in temperature, hailing from a nippy -1 °C (30 °F) in January to a much warmer 16 °C (61 °F) during July's height. The variability of precipitation is noted, with July being remarkably dry at barely 6 days of rainfall, in stark contrast to the deluge of November when the skies open frequently for roughly 12 days. This meteorological overview also includes factors such as wind speed, relative humidity, hours of sunshine, and the length of the day, each varying by month and contributing to the overall climate profile of the region.

    January weather

    January in L'Aquila heralds the lowest daytime temperatures of the year, averaging around 6 °C (43 °F), and the nighttime temperatures dip below freezing at -1 °C (30 °F). The first month also witnesses a decline in the number of rainy days, paired with a minimal precipitation total of 43 mm (1.71 in), while the promise of increasing sunshine hours begins to glimmer.

    February weather

    As February dawns, one can observe the gradual increase in day temperatures. Accompanying this rise, both the number of rainy days and the volume of precipitation begin their ascent. Sunlight duration observes a modest increase, with approximately 4 hours of unclouded skies.

    March weather

    March sees the upward trend in both day and nighttime temperatures, the latter just nudging above the freezing mark at 2 °C (36 °F). The pattern of rainy days sees a slight reduction, while the monthly rainfall also begins to diminish. When it comes to wind, this month is marked by the highest breeze strength, averaging 2 m/s.

    April weather

    With the arrival of April, daytime temperatures climb further to an average of 15 °C (59 °F), setting the stage for the burgeoning tourist season. The frequency of rainfall begins to ascend, with the count of rainy days notably at 11 days, and rainfall volume follows suit. An uplift in sunny hours is also observable.

    May weather

    With May comes the continuation of rising day temperatures, with average values reaching 21 °C (70 °F), as the night thermometer also ascends. The occurrence of rainy days starts its decline, yet the precipitation levels see a steady increase at 71 mm (2.78 in). This shift heralds the verge of the tourist season.

    June weather

    June sees the continued warming trend of both day and night temperatures, peaking at 13 °C (56 °F) nocturnally. The count of rainy days sees a further decrease, but in contrast, precipitation levels augment slightly. With an extended daylight period, the tourist season unfolds in earnest.

    July weather

    July is characterized by its zenith of daytime temperatures reaching a sweltering 29 °C (85 °F) and the nights remain warm too. As the tourist season is in full swing, July also boasts the minimal amount of rainy days, complemented by the maximum hours of sunshine at 9 hours.

    August weather

    August maintains a high daytime temperature, with a slight dip from July's peak, while nights stay sultry. Sunshine hours begin their gradual decline from July's high. Despite the lessening rain, the city continues to revel in the summer dry season.

    September weather

    September's arrival brings a noticeable downtick in daytime heat, with nights beginning to cool significantly. The onset of increased rainy days presages the end of the dry season, yet conditions remain conducive to visiting, with a maintained warmth during the day.

    October weather

    As L'Aquila progresses through October, daytime warmth continues to diminish, and the number of rainy days climbs once more. Precipitation reaches notable levels, while the wind records some of its gentlest averages, suggesting the decline of the tourist season.

    November weather

    November ushers in progressively cooler days and nights, paving the way for winter. Rainfall sees an intermediate level of decline, while the number of rainy days hits an annual zenith. Cloud cover increases, resulting in fewer sunny hours as the days shorten.

    December weather

    December sees day and night temperatures continue their downward trend in L'Aquila, the evenings becoming particularly frosty. While the occurrence of rainy days begins to recede, the overall level of precipitation maintains a moderate rate. The scant sunny hours reach an annual low, reflecting the depth of the winter season.

    FAQs

    What can we expect in terms of humidity levels in L'Aquila during January?

    Expect a relative humidity of about 78 % in L'Aquila throughout January.

    What is the wind condition typically like in L'Aquila during February?

    February in L'Aquila generally presents a light breeze with an average wind speed of 2 m/s.

    How warm do the daytime temperatures get in L'Aquila during March?

    In the month of March, the day temperatures in L'Aquila typically rise to about 11 °C (52 °F).

    How would you describe the evening conditions in April for L'Aquila's visitors?

    Visitors to L'Aquila in April can anticipate cool evenings, with an average low around 5 °C (41 °F); a reminder to pack some warmer attire.

    During May, what are the expectations for rain in L'Aquila?

    In May, one should expect around 9 days of rainfall in L'Aquila, equating to about a third of the month.

    Could you comment on the seaside conditions in L'Aquila during June?

    While L'Aquila is not a coastal city, nearby sea temperatures in June average at a brisk 22 °C (71 °F), potentially refreshing on the warmer days.

    How would you sum up the July weather in L'Aquila for someone planning to visit?

    If visiting L'Aquila in July, one can expect sizzling average daily temperatures around 29 °C (85 °F), perfect for outdoor activities, albeit potentially overwhelming under direct sunlight.

    Would you describe August in L'Aquila as hot?

    August in L'Aquila offers warm and agreeable weather, ensuring a comfortable experience.

    How conducive are September's conditions for tourism in L'Aquila?

    With pleasant day temperatures and a moderate number of rainy days, September in L'Aquila poses a good opportunity for visitors.

    Does October mark the beginning of a wetter season in L'Aquila?

    No, October does not usher in a wet season in L'Aquila; however, prepare for several rainy days within the month.

    What are the most notable weather changes in L'Aquila come November?

    November in L'Aquila is marked by the onset of colder temperatures and the peak in the number of rainy days, signifying the transition into the colder months.

    Is December considered part of the dry season in L'Aquila?

    December in L'Aquila is not deemed a dry month, as rain can be expected on roughly 11 days throughout the month.

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