Milan, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Milan, Italy? If you're planning to go to Milan, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Milan, Italy

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

Important essentials for Milan, Italy

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Milan is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Milan is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Milan can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

If you vacation in Milan during April, you are likely to notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

In May, Milan is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Milan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

If you vacation in Milan during June, you will probably find that it is warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

July in Milan is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Milan during August, you might see that it is extremely warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 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 about a third of the time.

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September

Traveling to Milan in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Milan is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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November

November in Milan can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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December

Traveling to Milan in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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