Weather Averages for Sicily in January
Averages for Sicily in January
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, located west just off the south coast of Italy. The island enjoys a Mediterranean climate, much like Agrigento, with long, hot summers and short, mild winters. Rain is common throughout each month, which keeps Sicily in bloom all year round.
January is one of the coldest and wettest times to visit Sicily. Temperatures rarely reach above 13°C during the day and they can drop as low as 8°C after sunset so plenty of warm clothing is needed.
If you visit Sicily in January you might just be in time to enjoy Sagra della sfincia di priescia in Montelepre. This is a town festival dedicated to a sweet dish typical of the area. During January there will be various stalls offering the sfincia sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar that you can try for free.
Ex Stabilimento Florio in Florio is a great place to spend a rainy day. This building used to be a tuna canning factory and is now a place brimming with architecture, art and history. The museum is completely free to enjoy and is one of the most popular attractions in Sicily.
Make sure you stop by Pasticceria Capriccio at least once during your stay. This amazing bakery offers freshly-prepared pastries, cakes and biscuits of all types. If you’re lucky, you might be invited to sample a few before choosing one.
Couples and families looking for a winter break in Sicily should take a look at the Hotel Riva del Sole. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this stylishly furnished hotel offers a wealth of facilities and has various rooms to suit all budgets and group sizes.
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