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

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

When to go to Reggio Emilia, Italy

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

What to wear/what to pack for Reggio Emilia, Italy by month

January

January in Reggio Emilia can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. 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:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear

February

February in Reggio Emilia is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Reggio Emilia can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Reggio Emilia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Reggio Emilia during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s 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:

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

June

June in Reggio Emilia is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Reggio Emilia is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Reggio Emilia can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Reggio Emilia, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Reggio Emilia, 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 Reggio Emilia

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