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

Traveling to Mount Etna, Italy? If you're planning to go to Mount Etna, this article contains 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 Mount Etna, Italy

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

Important essentials for Mount Etna, Italy

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Mount Etna, Italy by month

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January

If you vacation in Mount Etna during January, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly. 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 regularly.

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February

If you vacation in Mount Etna during February, you might notice that it is cold. 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.

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March

Traveling to Mount Etna in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Mount Etna is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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May

If you vacation in Mount Etna during May, you may notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. 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). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

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June

If you visit Mount Etna during June, you may notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Mount Etna during July, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. 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). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Mount Etna during August, you are likely to notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. 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 (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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September

September in Mount Etna is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

Traveling to Mount Etna in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you vacation in Mount Etna during November, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

December in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Mount Etna, Italy

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Mount Etna.

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