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

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

When to go to Turin, Italy

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

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

January

If you go to Turin in January, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

February

If you vacation in Turin during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Turin in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Turin can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Turin is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Turin is warm and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Turin during August, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Turin during September, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Turin is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Turin can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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:

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

December

December in Turin is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Turin, 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 Turin
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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