The climate of Catania (Italy)
Catania is located on the east coast of Sicily and is the capital of
this island. The city is situated at the foot of Mount Etna, Europe’s
tallest active volcano, which is about 30 kilometers away from the
city. Both the famous sculptor Emilo Greco and the composer Vincenzo
Bellini were born in Catania. The city has the most theaters of the
island and there are many professional and amateur theater groups.
Catania’s sights are: the cathedral (1169), the Roman theater, the
Fontana del Élefante and the Saint Nicolò abbey. It is always warm in
Catania, summers are even hot. Catania has a mild sea climate with a
cooling sea breeze. During the winter temperatures hardly ever drop
below 10 degrees Celsius. Snowfall is uncommon on Sicily.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Catania
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but don’t present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures don’t always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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