October Weather Averages for Sorrento, Italy

What's the Weather Like in Sorrento in October

October in Sorrento, Italy, sees cooler temperatures than preceding months but the weather is still rather mild.

Temperature

The average daily temperature is 17°C, significantly below the 24°C maximum that is recorded in the peak summer months of July and August, but still quite comfortable by all accounts. Winter will be much cooler, with average temperatures around 8 or 9°C in December,...

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    • Temperature Temperature 17°C 62°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 22°C 72°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 11°C 52°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 6 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 129 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 12 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 22°C 72°F

    Sorrento Weather for October 2019

    What's the Weather Like in Sorrento in October

    October in SorrentoItaly, sees cooler temperatures than preceding months but the weather is still rather mild.

    Temperature

    The average daily temperature is 17°C, significantly below the 24°C maximum that is recorded in the peak summer months of July and August, but still quite comfortable by all accounts. Winter will be much cooler, with average temperatures around 8 or 9°C in DecemberJanuary and February.

    At night, the mercury drops to an average low of 11°C, so a jacket will probably be necessary if you want to go out for an evening walk. During the day, however, it still climbs to a nice 22°C on average. Both the average low and high temperatures decrease in the course of the month, each by about 4 degrees.

    Sea Temperature

    The average sea temperature is exactly as high as the average afternoon temperature in October—the Mediterranean Sea is 22°C warm. So if the weather is good, you can still head to the beach and even try some watersports if you are feeling brave! There are loads of watersports on offer, such as waterskiing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, surfing or scuba diving.

    Daylight Hours

    The length of the days keeps on decreasing in October. With 11.45 hours of daylight, October 1 is the longest day of the month. October 31 is the shortest day with 10.27 daylight hours left. This means that every day in October is 2.5 minutes shorter than the day before.

    Clouds

    October, the first real autumn month, sees a steady increase in cloud cover. In the course of the month, cloud cover increases from 36% in the beginning of the month to 43% at the end. Clouds move from the category "mostly clear" into the category "partly cloudy".

    Sunshine Hours

    There's still plenty of sunshine, though, and the sky is overcast only 13% of the time this month. There are 9 hours of sunshine per day in October, which is quite a lot when taking into account that a day has between 10.27 and 11.45 hours of daylight.

    Milder temperatures, still sunny skies and much less people than in the high season make October a perfect month for outdoor activities.

    Rainfall

    You should expect some rain showers, though. October is the second wettest month of the year with a total amount of rainfall of 129mm. There are also 12 days with rainfall this month. This, however, also means that there are still 19 days without any precipitation. The chance that rainfall occurs increases throughout the month, from 35% in the beginning to 43% at the end.

    The two most common types of rainfall are thunderstorms and moderate rain, respectively occurring on 46% and 34% of the days with rainfall. Light rain and drizzle may happen as well, but aren't as likely.

    Hotels for Sorrento in October

    Hotel Continental Sorrento

    A downright fantastic hotel in Sorrento is the four-star Hotel Continental Sorrento. It is located in one of the most beautiful corners of central Sorrento and boasts breathtaking views of the Bay of Naples, the Amalfi coast and Mount Vesuvius. It truly is a superb hotel, its 77 rooms providing all necessary comforts to make your stay as memorable as possible. Additionally, the hotel has a bar, three dining venues, a private beach area with sun loungers and umbrellas that is reached via a lift directly from the hotel, a large swimming pool and solarium, and a spa.

    Beaches for October for Sorrento 

    Marina di Puolo

    Marina di Puolo is situated about 2 kilometres from the centre of Sorrento and consists partly of sand and partly of pebbles. This beach is most popular among locals—tourists tend to prefer the beaches closer to the centre. Marina di Puolo is not that big, yet makes for an excellent place to soak up some sun and go for a swim.

    Restaurants and Bars for Sorrento in October

    Il Solito Posto

    Il Solito Posto is a suggested place to go if you're in the mood for "simple", yet delicious Italian fare. This down-to-earth restaurant has an extensive menu featuring many different types of pasta, great seafood, pizzas and so on. Like in almost all Italian restaurants, the wine selection is rather large as well.

    Things to Do in Sorrento in October

    Grape Festival

    The Grape Festival, at the beginning of the month, is one of a few fun festivals that take place in Sorrento in October. It features wine tastings and an array of specialties from local restaurants. Also for food lovers, the Pesce Azzurro Festival (Bluefish Festival) is held at Marina Grande and celebrates all things seafood related—on the menu are delicacies such as shrimp, calamari and mussels, all accompanied by great wine, of course.

    Hiking

    October, as a shoulder season with not as many tourists but with pretty nice weather, is a great time to head outdoors. The best way to discover the real beauty of this region is by hiking. There are more than 200 kilometres of hiking trails along the Sorrentine coast and in the hills. Leading through olive and citrus groves and past old farmsteads, along spectacular coastal cliffs and hidden beaches, there are trails of various difficulty and length. No matter the level of your physical fitness, there will be a trail that's suitable for you.

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