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

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

When to go to Pavia, Italy

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

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

January

If you visit Pavia during January, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Pavia during March, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Pavia during April, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Pavia is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Pavia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Pavia is warm and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Pavia 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 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. 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:

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

September

September in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Pavia during October, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 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
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Pavia is 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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