Reggio di Calabria is located at the toe of Italy's boot, at the base of the Aspromonte mountains across from the Strait of Messina and Sicily. Although it is known mostly as a short stop to wait for a ferry crossing to Sicily, Reggio is home to such tourist attractions as the Aragonese Castle, Cathedral, and the National Museum housing the Bronzi di Riace statues, the 5th century BC monumental bronzes.
Reggio di Calabria can be stiflingly hot in the summer, although dry. The typical Mediterranean climate offers a rainy season from October through February.
You'll notice that there isn't much of a difference between high and low temperatures in Reggio. In Summer, this can lead to uncomfortable sleeping conditions. You might want to make sure your hotel has air conditioning.
Most travelers recommend spring as the best time to visit Reggio. April may be best, but expect about 10 days in which a bit of rain might fall. By May the average temperature elevates, and there are about 8 hours of brilliant sunshine each day.
The climate charts below show the historic high and low temperatures and average monthly rainfall for Reggio di Calabria, Italy.
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