Amalfi Coast Weather - Best time to visit the Amalfi Coast

Weather in the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast, known for its stunning coastline, charming towns, and beautiful beaches, is a popular travel destination in Italy. Holidays on the Amalfi Coast are perfect for the whole family, with plenty of things to see and do.

Amalfi Coast weather by month

The Amalfi Coast experiences a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Here’s our month-by-month guide to the average weather and climate in Amalfi Coast.

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Frequently asked questions

Best time to visit the Amalfi Coast?

The best time to visit depends on what you want to get out of your holiday on the Amalfi Coast. The best time is during the shoulder seasons of spring (April to June) and autumn (September to October). During these months, the weather is pleasant, and the crowds are smaller compared to the peak summer season. 

What is the weather on the Amalfi Coast like in May?

May is an excellent time to visit the Amalfi Coast. The weather is typically mild and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 15-23°C. The days are long and sunny, making it perfect for outdoor activities and sightseeing. 

Best time for sightseeing on the Amalfi Coast?

The best time for sightseeing on the Amalfi Coast is during the spring (April to June) and autumn (September to October) months. The weather is comfortable for exploring, and you’ll encounter fewer tourists compared to the peak summer season. Early mornings and late afternoons are ideal for visiting popular sites like Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello. 

Best time for beaches on the Amalfi Coast?

The best time for beach activities is during the summer months (June to August). The weather is hot and sunny, making it perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the Mediterranean Sea. Beaches can be crowded during this period, so it’s advisable to arrive early to secure a good spot. 

Is the Amalfi Coast hot all year round?

No, the Amalfi Coast is not hot all year round. Summers (June to August) are hot and sunny, with temperatures often exceeding 30°C. Winters (December to February) are mild and rainy, with temperatures ranging from 5-14°C.  

Is the Amalfi Coast’s weather good for walking tours?

Yes, the Amalfi Coast's weather is generally good for walking tours, especially during the spring and autumn when temperatures are mild and pleasant. The coastal paths and hiking trails offer stunning views, and the cooler temperatures make walking more comfortable.

Does it rain on the Amalfi Coast?

Yes, it does rain on the Amalfi Coast, primarily during the winter months (November to February). Rainfall can be heavy at times, but it’s generally less frequent during the spring and summer months.

Things to do on the Amalfi Coast if it’s raining?

If it's raining on the Amalfi Coast, there are still plenty of indoor activities for you to enjoy, such as museums, historical sites, cooking classes and wine tasting. Enjoy the local food and drinks in a cosy indoor setting.

Best time for quieter holidays on the Amalfi Coast?

For a quieter holiday, consider visiting the Amalfi Coast during the shoulder seasons (April to June and September to October). These months offer pleasant weather, fewer tourists, and a more relaxed atmosphere. Additionally, visiting during the winter months (November to February) can also be quieter, though the weather will be cooler and wetter.

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Take a look at our hotels on the Amalfi Coast below and start planning your holiday to Italy today, andiamo!

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Hotel Covo dei Saraceni, Positano
  • Located on the seafront with panoramic views
  • Comfortable guest rooms and a well-known restaurant with beach views
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Hotel Marincanto, Positano
  • Traditional farmhouse within the Puglian countryside
  • Delicious local cuisine served at White Restaurant
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Hotel Marina Riviera, Amalfi Coast
  • A five minute walk from the many delights of Amalfi town
  • Begin your day with breakfast on the terrace, with panoramic sea and town views
  • Swim in the pool or relax on the roof terrace
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