Genoa, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Genoa, Italy? If you're planning to go to Genoa, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Genoa, Italy

Based on the climate and weather in Genoa, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Genoa, Italy by month

January

If you visit Genoa during January, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

If you go to Genoa in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

March

If you are traveling to Genoa in March, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat

April

April in Genoa is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat

May

May is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

In June, Genoa is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Genoa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

July

July in this region is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

August

If you visit Genoa during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September in Genoa is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

October

October here is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

November

If you vacation in Genoa during November, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat

December

December can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Genoa, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Genoa, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and L
  • A SIM card that works in Genoa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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