Best time to visit Rimini

The best time to visit Rimini and the Adriatic coast for a beach holiday is during summer from late-June through August – the hottest and sunniest months of the year, and when the sea is pleasantly warm.

However, anytime during mid-May to late-June, and during September to early-October is also good for a range of outdoor activities.

Rimini weather

Rimini enjoys a semi-continental climate of hot summers and cold winters.

Summer, from June to August, is hot, humid and sunny, with little rainfall.

Autumn, from September to November, is pleasant in September and occasionally in early-October, and then quickly becomes cloudy, wet and cold. Autumn is the wettest season of the year.

Winter, from December to February, is cold with moderate rainfall. Snowfalls are common, especially during February.

Spring, from March to May, in Rimini is initially cold but as the weeks pass, the weather becomes pleasant, especially from mid-April to late-May, when there are many sunny days. Rainfall is quite frequent.

What is the best month to visit Rimini?
July and August are the best months to visit Rimini – the climate is perfect with hot, sunny weather and little to no rainfall.

July and August are especially popular, since this is the peak tourist season in Rimini.

To avoid the crowds, higher prices and heat of summer, the months of May, June, September and October are also good for a range of outdoor activities.

Which is the hottest month in Rimini?
The warmest month in Rimini is normally August, with an average high temperature of 29°C (84°F), with moderate to high heat and humidity, and a low of 19°C (66°F).

The warm, summer season lasts from early-June to mid-September, with an average daily high temperature above 25°C (77°F).

However, on the warmest days temperatures may reach a high of 34°C (93°F).

Which is the coldest month in Rimini?
The coldest month in Rimini is usually January, with an average low of 1°C (33°F) and high of 8°C (46°F).

The cold, winter season lasts from late-November to early-March, with an average daily high temperature below 12°C (53°F).

Which is the sunniest month in Rimini?
The sunniest month in Rimini is July, with more 9.5 hours of sunshine per day; that's around 64% of daylight hours.

What is the humidity in Rimini?
Rimini experiences seasonal variation in perceived humidity, with approximate average relative humidity calculated at between 73% – 87% over the course of the year.

The more humid time of year lasts from June through September, when you can expect the comfort level to be muggy at least 17% of the time.

The month with the most muggy days in Salou is August, with around 18 days that are muggy.

We derive the humidity comfort level from the dew point temperature, which measures moisture content in the air. A higher dew point feels muggy and uncomfortable.

November through April is generally comfortable, with no days in any month that are muggy.

When is the sea warmest in Rimini?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Rimini in August, with an average water temperature of 26°C (79°F), which is warm enough for swimming.

The sea in Rimini is warm enough for swimming during July and August, while in June and September it is a bit cool but still acceptable.

Which month has the most rain in Rimini?
October is usually the wettest month in Rimini with an average 75mm (3in) of rainfall. There are normally eight days in October with some rain.

The rainy season usually lasts from September through to mid-June, with a greater than 22% chance of a given day being a wet day.

Rimini receives light rain showers throughout the year, with October to December the wettest months.

The drier season lasts from mid-June though August. The month with the fewest wet days in Rimini is July.

What are the windiest months in Rimini?
The windiest month in Rimini is December, with an average hourly wind speed of 16 kilometres per hour (10 mph; 8.6 knots).

The windy part of the year lasts from mid-October to mid-April, with average wind speeds of more than 14 kilometres per hour (8.7 mph; 7.6 knots).

The calmer time of year lasts from mid-April through to mid-October. The month with the least amount of wind month of the year in Rimini is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 11 kilometres per hour (7 mph; 6 knots).

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Rimini varies throughout the year.

Rimini Weather Averages

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high temperature (°C)
8 10 13 17 22 26 29 29 25 20 14 9
Average low temperature (°C)
1 1 4 7 12 16 19 19 15 11 6 2
Average daily sunshine (hrs)
2 3 5 6 7 8 9 8 7 5 3 2
Average daily daylight (hrs)
9 10 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 9 9
Comfort level
Cold Cold Cold No heat & humidity Low heat & humidity iconLow heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Low heat & humidity icon No heat & humidity ColdCold
Average relative humidity (%)
86 81 79 79 77 74 73 76 79 85 87 86
UV Index (max)
1 2 4 5 7 8 8 7 5 3 2 1
Average days of rainfall (≥1mm)
6 6 6 7 7 6 4 6 7 8 7 7
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
40 45 50 55 50 55 45 50 70 75 65 45
Average wind speed (km/h)
16 16 15 14 12 12 11 11 13 14 15 16
Average sea temperature (°C)
12 10 11 13 18 22 25 26 23 20 16 14
Rimini, Italy

Holiday seasons

High season: From June to mid-September, especially July and August

Shoulder season: From April to May, mid-September to October, and 15th to 24th December.

Low season: From November to mid-December, and from 25th December to late-March.

Source: Meteorological data for Rimini is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by Servizio Meteorologico – the Italian Meteorological Service – from the nearest weather station: Federico Fellini International Airport (RMI) formerly Rimini Miramare Airport, located about 5km (3mi) southeast of Rimini.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Best time to visit Rimini: 11 May, 2024

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