Sicily Weather February Averages, Italy

What's the weather like in Sicily in February?

Sicily has a Mediterranean climate with long, hot and dry summers and brief and cool winter. Although February may feel chilly for the locals, compared with the weather in the UK., it's competitively quite warm and sunny. 

Temperature

Temperatures will reach a maximum high of around 12°C during the day, dropping to an average low of 5°C at night.<...>

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    • Temperature Temperature 9°C 48°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 12°C 54°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 5°C 42°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 5 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 40 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 16.6 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 15°C 59°F

    Sicily Weather for February 2019

    What's the weather like in Sicily in February?

    Sicily has a Mediterranean climate with long, hot and dry summers and brief and cool winter. Although February may feel chilly for the locals, compared with the weather in the UK., it's competitively quite warm and sunny. 

    Temperature

    Temperatures will reach a maximum high of around 12°C during the day, dropping to an average low of 5°C at night.

    Sea Temperature And Sunshine Hours

    The sea temperature is a chilly 15°C and you'll get an average of five hours of sunshine.

    Rain

    February's sees 40mm of rain and that falls over an average of 17 days. So it's quite likely you'll see some rainy days on your trip.

    Does it snow in Sicily in February?

    Although it's practically unheard of for snow to fall at sea level in Sicily, Mount Etna is usually snow-capped from December to April and the higher peaks of the Nebrodi and Madonie ranges are usually dusted with snow in late December to early March.

    If you're planning a visit to Sicily in the near future, you might want to check out the weather forecast. You can do so on our detailed and up-to-date weather forecast page.

    Hotels for Sicily in February

    Hotel Palladio

    The family-owned Hotel Palladio prides itself on taking care of its guests and offering top quality service. The hotel provides a great selection of services and amenities, including air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, library, solarium, restaurant, bar, free room service and a breakfast buffet.

    Albergo Cavour

    The Albergo Cavour is a family run guest house located nearby Palermo's central station and just next to Via Roma, the city's main street. The pension is located at the top floor of a beautiful local building, and only the guest house's guests are allowed in, making it a safe and relaxed place. All rooms are spacious and boast a great view over Palermo's urban landscape and the stunning natural scenery beyond.

    Restaurants and Bars for Sicily in February

    La Matrioska

    Diverse and friendly, La Matrioska is an Italian restaurant that goes beyond Italy's boundaries to serve incredible Mediterranean dishes from Spain, Greece and southern Mediterranean. The menu includes mostly seafood dishes, all of which are fresh and tasty.

    Nord Sud

    The Nord Sud is a French/Italian restaurant that specialises in delicious crepes (both savoury and sweet) as well as healthy salads and various other tasty snacks. This eatery is an instant hit with children thanks to its cosy décor and delicious sweet treats. The menu is large and the prices relatively low considering the amount of food and the high quality of its dishes.

    Time Out Pub

    In the bar owner's own words, the Time Out Pub is where "Sicily meets Ireland" and this charming, cosy pub is indeed an intriguing pub with a great blend of Irish and Italian influences. The pub is also known for televising all major sports events on its numerous wall-mounted TV screens, attracting sports fans who don't want to miss that all-important game.

    Things to do in Sicily in February

    Temple of Concord

    You don't have to be a history buff to enjoy a trip to Temple of Concord, a perfectly preserved ancient temple that has been towering over Agrigento for more than two thousand years. Similar in style to the Acropolis, the temple is nonetheless unique in design and attracts millions of tourists and history buffs each year. The area is spotlessly clean and the temple is in amazing condition and the temples are lined with olive trees that are hundreds of years old.

    Stromboli Volcano

    Make time to take a trip up the Stromboli Volcano during your stay. If you choose to do an excursion, you can climb 900m to the top of the volcano or stop about half way. Alternatively, you can make your own way up the volcano and go as far as you please. During your climb you'll see some amazing views and – if you time it correctly – a beautiful sunset.

    Dates for the diary

    Carnevale

    Carnevale is celebrated throughout February and March when the streets come alive with singing, dancing, theatre, food and parades. Carnevale attracts over 200,000 visitors each year and is a must-see during your visit to Sicily.

    February events in Sicily

    Religion

    Feast of Saint Agatha

    3rd February 2020 to 5th February 2020

    The feast of St. Agatha is celebrated over three days and consists of the offering of wax, the candelore (procession of candles on carriages), and mass. You can also enjoy visiting the St. Agatha market during this time in order to do some low-cost shopping! The market typically takes place in the Giardino Bellini area.

    Website:

    https://www.italyscapes.com/events/sicily/catania/religious-events/festa-di-sant-agata-2020/

    Culture

    St. Valentine's Day

    14th February 2020

    Valentine's Day is a day for love in Sicily. In Italy, it is a tradition to get engaged on this day. Travel to romantic Sicily, get down on one knee, and create an unforgettable proposal.

    Website:

    http://www.sicily-holiday.com/en/sicilian-traditions/62-valentine-day-sicily.html

    Acireale Carnival

    25th February 2020

    Sicily's most elaborate carnival features music, parades, eating and fireworks. This entertaining event is located in the town of Acireale, just up from Catania.

    Website:

    http://www.world-guides.com/europe/italy/sicily/sicily_events.html

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