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The actual wheather in Palermo
 

Winter 2013 in Italy

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Anomalie sulle temperature Europa: fine autunno e inverno 2013/2014.
Novembre/Dicembre il modello europeo, in riferimento all'ultima parte dell'Autunno e alla prima parte invernale, carta n. 1 sotto, evidenzia un andamento termico decisamente sopra norma su tutto il Mediterraneo con particolare accentuazione dell'eccesso termico sui settori centrali con temperature di 1/2 C° sopra media; temperature oltre la norma, seppure in forma più attenuata, anche su buona parte della Penisola Iberica, sulle regioni alpine, Sud Francia e sull'area balcanica-ellenica. Anomalia più significativa sui mari polari europei e sull' estremo Nord della Scandinavia. Temperature nella norma sulla fascia centro-orientale europea, dal Nord Francia, Nord Germania a buona parte dell'Est Europa, anche valori leggermente sotto media sulle estreme regioni orientali e su quelle settentrionali del Mar Nero.

 
Tendenza termica per Novembre/Dicembre.
 
Weather forecast
Arancio = +0,5/2°C sopra media (più caldo)
Azzurro = -0,5/2°C sotto media (più freddo)
 
 
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The climate in Sicily is known as “Mediterranean” which means that the summers are hot and dry and the winters are mild with light rainfall. In particular the Sicilian winter is renowned to be short and lasts only between December and February.
The summer season can often seem long, as Spring and Autumn offer a continuation of the warm temperatures and long hours of sunlight. The warm Mediterranean climate, along with an almost total absence of frost, allows Sicily to grow an abundance of crops. Citrus and olive groves, prickly-pears, watermelons and wine-making grapes are in evidence everywhere. There can be sharp differences in climate on the island, which is caused both by the height of the larger mountains and distance from the sea.
The finest weather is usually found around the coastal perimeter, whereas inland and in the larger cities, the climate becomes very hot and humid. The southern and western coasts are situated closest to Africa and are therefore susceptible to both higher temperatures and the “Scirocco”, which is a hot, oppressive wind that comes from the North African deserts.
Average temperatures range from 35° in the summer months to 10° during the winter. Rainfall is mainly confined to the winter months, most notably November, December and January, although it can be considered light by Northern European standards.
 
Average yearly temperatures
 

Temp. in C░ Januay February March April May June
Temperature 14 15 17 19 23 28
Water 14 14 14 15 18 21
Sun hours 04 05 06 07 08 10
  July AugustSeptember October November December
Temperature 31 31 28 23 20 16
Water 24 26 24 22 19 16
Sun hours 10 09 08 06 06 04