Anytime. But for the best weather visit between June and September.
Sardinia enjoys around 300 days of sunshine a year, with a Mediterranean marine climate that is hot and dry during the summer months from July to September, averaging 29°C (84°F).
Summer months of July and August can see temperatures soar beyond 35°C (95°F).
The south is drier than the north, which sees a lot of rain in winter, especially during November and December.
Winter temperatures average 10°C (50°F).
Sea temperature from June to September averages 24ºC (75°F).
High season: From June to early-September, with July and August two months to avoid – the most expensive and crowded time to travel in Italy. Most hotels are fully booked with restaurants and beaches at their busiest.
Shoulder season: From April to May, early-September to October, and from mid-December to 24 December.
Low season: From November to mid-December and 25 December to 30 March.
Many hotels and restaurants close down for a month or two between November and February.
|Ave Temp (°C)||11||11||12||14||17||21||24||25||23||19||15||12|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||13||14||15||17||22||26||29||29||27||23||18||15|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||9||8||9||11||14||18||21||22||20||16||12||10|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||4||5||6||7||9||10||11||10||8||6||5||4|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||10||11||12||13||14||15||15||14||12||11||10||10|
|Ave Humidity (%)||73||73||72||74||75||72||72||72||73||75||77||78|
|Days with some Rain||5||5||4||3||3||1||-||1||3||4||4||5|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||28||27||19||14||12||3||-||3||40||33||23||24|
|Sea Temp (°C)||15||14||14||15||17||21||24||25||24||21||18||16|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from Servizio Meteorologico – the Italian Meteorological Service.
Latest update: Best time to visit Sardinia: 18 November, 2018
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