12 DecLocal Time: 19:07 CET UK Time: 18:07 GMT
- Sunrise 07:41
- Sunset 16:27
- Moonrise 13:34
- Moonset 02:35
|Temp feels like:||3°c (37.4°f)|
|Length of Day:||8h 46m|
|Dew Point:||2 °c (36°f)|
|Pressure:||30.42 " (1030 hpa)|
Average for December: 4°c (39.2°f)
Weather Overview for Venice
Because the city basically floats on a web of canals (much like Amsterdam) it is therefore subject to high humidity year round. When combined with the summer heat, this can lead to fairly uncomfortable weather conditions. Despite this, July and August are the peak tourist months and the city becomes almost entirely booked out. So if you choose to endure the heat, humidity and throngs of tourists, be sure to book ahead!
Summer in Venice begins in June which sees average highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C before the temperatre climbs to the summer highs in July and August when average maximums are in the high 20’s and the mercury can often rise above 30°C.
Summer sees steady rainfall; the evening showers can come as a much needed relief from the heat. The high heat and humidity means there are frequent dramatic thunderstorms which crash in the skies above the canals. Thunderstorms may disrupt your plans but they could be said to add to the romantic ambience of the canal city.
Storms usually leave a clear sky and sunshine levels are very good in summer. July is the sunniest month in the year with nine hours of sunshine per day.
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There are many clear, sunny days throughout winter which are perfect for sightseeing. However, the sunshine averages at three hours per day so it is not to be relied upon.
Autumn and Spring
The shoulder seasons are periods of rapid change. Closer to summer, both seasons see pleasantly warm days with refreshingly cool nights. May sees an average high of 21°C and an average low of 12°C. October ranges from a high of 18°C and a low of 9°C. Both months see similar rainfall but late spring is much sunnier than early autumn.
If you can avoid peak season in