Puglia Weather July Averages, Italy
What's The Temperature Like In Puglia In July
Together with August, July is one of the two absolutely peak tourist months in Puglia and in other parts of Italy and other Mediterranean countries, such as Spain, as well. This is when people can enjoy ideal sunbathing weather and go boating on the Adriatic or Ionian Seas.
July is the warmest month of the year in this region in southeastern Italy. The average temperature is a glorious 24°Culy 29 is historically the warmest day of the year. Visitors will be able to enjoy afternoon temperatures that average 28°C and nighttime temperatures that range around a delightfully warm 19°C. Both those temperatures increase slightly in the course of the month, until they reach their annual peaks at the end of the month.
The sea temperature, too, is comfortably high this time of year. It averages 25°C, only one degree below the annual high that is recorded in August. September has equally as high water temperatures.
July is the least cloudy month of them all. Cloud cover ranges between 17% in the beginning of the month and 9-10% at the end, which happens to be the lowest cloud cover percentage in the entire year. Clear skies are the norm this time of year in Puglia. Combined with very long daysetween 14.22 and 15.05 hours of daylight per dayhis low cloud cover positively influences the number of daily sunshine hours. With 10 hours of sunshine per day on average, July is the sunniest month of the year.
The total amount of rainfall is merely 24mm and there are 3 days with rainfall. This makes July the second driest month, after June. The chance that rainfall occurs reaches its annual low at the end of the month6%. While rainfall is quite unlikely to occur, the occasional thunderstorm may happen. Thunderstorms are observed on 60% of the days with rainfall. Moderate rain might occur as well, on 23% of those days.
If you're planning on visiting Puglia in the near future, make sure to check out our detailed weather forecast.
Puglia Hotels In July
Cala Ponte Resort & Spa
Polignano a Mare is one of the most striking coastal towns in Italy and a strongly recommended destination in Puglia. When visiting this highlight in July, consider staying at the Cala Ponte Resort & Spa. This is a fabulous place to combine relaxation with sightseeing, its world-class spa offering all kinds of treatments. Additional amenities include a restaurant and bar, free Wi-Fi, free parking, a swimming pool, solarium and bicycle rental service.
Convo Dei Saraceni Hotel
Also in Polignano a Mare is the Covo dei Saraceni Hotel. Set atop the steep coastal cliffs that characterise this stunning town, this four-star hotel is one of the greatest in the area. Facilities are plentiful and include a spa, a fine restaurant, bar, spectacular panoramic terrace, meeting rooms and parking.
Hotel San Tommaso
A third hotel you might want to take a look at if you want to visit Polignano a Mare is the four-star Hotel San Tommaso. Housed in an old elegant building just inland from the spectacular coast, this hotel is nothing less than fantastic and boasts beautiful gardens, great sea views, an exquisite restaurant, a sun terrace and a spa, among a few others.
Puglia Beaches For July
July is one of the warmest months of the entire yearhe sea temperature averages 25°Cnd an ideal time of year to soak up the Apulian sun. When visiting Polignano a Mare, make sure to set aside some "beach time." This area's coastline is dotted with stunning, sheltered beaches, alternated with spectacular coastal cliffs.
One such beach is found in Cala Paura, made up of two rather small coves. The beach consists of pebbles. This gorgeous destination has a boat dock for small boatsisitors can sunbathe on the dock or on the pebble beach, or even dive into the crystal-clear water from the surrounding cliffs. The beach has a public and private section. Facilities include beach chairs, paddle boats and umbrellas.
Bars And Restaurants
Ristonrante Antiche Mura
An incredibly charming place to go for dinner in Polignano a Mare is Ristorante Antiche Mura. Located on the very spot where the town originated, in what now is the centre of the old town, this historic restaurant is a wonderful dining venuet serves traditional Apulian cuisine, with a focus on fish and seafood.
Another great restaurant is Osteria Chichibio, a well-rated and popular fish and seafood restaurant on the edge of the town overlooking the gorgeous Adriatic Sea. If you're in need of a break when exploring this stunner of a town, step inside this restaurant and relax with a meal and a drink.
Osteria Antica Piazetta
Osteria Antica Piazetta is a contemporary restaurant in Polignano a Mare serving traditional Italian food and featuring a nice selection of fine wines.
Things to Do In Puglia In July
Polignano A Mare
July, as the warmest month of the year in Puglia, is the ideal time of year to visit the absolutely amazing coastal town of Polignano a Mare. Only about 30 kilometres to the south of Bari, this striking town is perched high atop steep coastal cliffs. Made up of bleached white buildings, Polignano a Mare is a real sight to beholdne of Italy's most beautiful seaside towns. The views of this town are spectacular day and night.
In Polignano a Mare, you can stroll the historic town centre, which is dotted with buildings that showcase its lively pastrchitectural styles range from Arab and Byzantine to Spanish and Norman. Attractions include the four remaining watchtowers, the 13th-century Mother Church, the old slaughterhouse that now houses a museum, and the Door Arch.
The coast of Polignano a Mare is breathtaking as well, made up of sheer limestone cliffs, sea caves, hidden coves and sheltered sand beaches.
To the north of Bari lies the coastal town of Molfetta, another recommended place to visit in Puglia. This lovely town is one of the main fishing ports in southeastern Italy and home to a historic heart dotted with interesting landmarks. Highlights are plentiful and include the Duomo of San Corrado, the Diocesan Museum, the Cathedral of Assunta, the Town Hall Palace, the renowned fishbone-shaped old streets and the Basilica Santurario Madonna dei Martriri.
Another attraction in Molfetta is the archaeologically important Pulo of Molfetta, a karst depression in which remains of a Neolithic settlement, including many artefacts, were found.