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

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

When to go to Lake Maggiore, Italy

Based on the climate and weather in Lake Maggiore, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Lake Maggiore, Italy by month

January

January in Lake Maggiore can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots

February

If you vacation in Lake Maggiore during February, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat

March

March for Lake Maggiore is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Lake Maggiore in April, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Lake Maggiore during May, you are likely to find that it is mild.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Lake Maggiore is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

July

If you visit Lake Maggiore during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

August

If you go to Lake Maggiore in August, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

September

Traveling to Lake Maggiore in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

October

October in Lake Maggiore can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Lake Maggiore is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Lake Maggiore in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Lake Maggiore, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lake Maggiore, 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 Lake Maggiore
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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