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

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

When to go to Lucca, Italy

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

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

January

January in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Lucca is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Lucca is relatively cool. 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).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Lucca during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Lucca in May, you will notice that it is mild. 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:

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

June

If you vacation in Lucca during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Lucca during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

August

If you vacation in Lucca during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

September

If you go to Lucca in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Lucca during November, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lucca, 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 Lucca
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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