This report describes the typical weather at the Naples International Airport (Capodichino Airport) (Naples, Italy) weather station over the course of an average June. It is based on the historical records from 1974 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Naples has a mediterranean climate with dry hot summers and mild winters. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (41%), oceans and seas (34%), forests (16%), shrublands (6%), and built-up areas (3%).
The month of June is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing from 77°F to 83°F over the course of the month, exceeding 89°F or dropping below 70°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of June, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1 with 14:55 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 16 with 15:06 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 5:30am on June 13; the latest sunset is at 8:39pm on June 28; the latest sunrise is at 5:34am on June 30; the earliest sunset is at 8:29pm on June 1.
Daylight savings time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in June, so the entire month is in daylight time.
The median cloud cover ranges from 26% (mostly clear) to 37% (mostly clear). The trend is for the sky to be clearing with the median cloud cover decreasing by 11% from the start to the end of the month.
On June 30, the clearest day of the month, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 84% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 5% of the time.
On June 1, the cloudiest day of the month, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 38% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 52% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around June 1, occurring in 29% of days. Precipitation is least likely around June 30, occurring in 21% of days.
Throughout June, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms, moderate rain, and light rain.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 40% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around June 4, when it is observed during 10% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 36% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 1, when it is observed during 12% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 15% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 1, when it is observed during 4% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in June or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 48% (comfortable) to 92% (very humid) over the course of a typical June, rarely dropping below 34% (comfortable) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around June 30, at which time the relative humidity drops below 56% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around June 7, rising above 88% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical June, the dew point typically varies from 52°F (very comfortable) to 69°F (muggy) and is rarely below 45°F (dry) or above 75°F (very muggy).
Over the course of June typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 11 mph (calm to gentle breeze), rarely exceeding 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 5 mph (light breeze) occurs around June 8, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 11 mph (gentle breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 4 mph (light breeze) occurs around June 30, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 11 mph (gentle breeze).