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

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

When to go to Sardinia, Italy

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

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

January

January in Sardinia can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

February

If you vacation in Sardinia during February, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat

March

March in Sardinia is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Sardinia during April, you are likely to find 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Sardinia is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Sardinia during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Sardinia during July, you are likely to find that it is warm 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

August here is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

September here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Sardinia during November, you are likely to find 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Sardinia is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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