The climate of Sardinia (Italy)
Sardinia is an island situated in the Mediterranean Sea, south of
Corsica and west of the boot of Italy. The capital is Cagliari, other
places on the island are Sassini, Nuoro, Olbia and Oristano. The
island has several ports. Because of its situation in the
Mediterranean Sea the island was conquered several times throughout
history. With a surface area of 24,000 square kilometers Sardinia is
the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea; Sicily is the
largest. The Marghini Goceano mountain range stretches out from east
to west over the island. The Iglesiente mountain range is situated in
the south west; and the Capoterra mountain range is situated to the
south-west of Cagliari. Sardinia has a subtropical Mediterranean
climate with warm summers and mild winters. However, during the winter
snow may fall in the interior in the higher regions. The climate is
influenced by a sea wind and the mistral which comes from South-France
and may last for a few days.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Sardinia
Please, note that local deviations may occur.
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít 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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