Abruzzo’s Listings in Italy’s 2022 Index for City With Best Climate

Italy’s 2022 climate livability index results are in, and Abruzzo’s fared quite well out of the 108 Italian cities that participated!  The survey is conducted by iLMeteo.it and Corriere della Sera who base their findings and listings on 14 parameters that identify the optimal environmental conditions for well-being within Italy’s cities as our climate emergency unfolds.  Hilly towns by the sea that enjoy a welcome summer breeze fare best, especially those located on the Adriatic coast.

Abruzzo City Ratings For Climate

  • Chieti – 16/108
  • L’Aquila – 26/108
  • Teramo – 33/108
  • Pescara – 36/108

The parameters include summer breeze, humidity comfort, temperature range, cold days, rainy days, heat index, fog, tropical nights, daytime cloud cover, heat wave, heavy rain, wind gusts, drought and hours of sunshine.

Do drill through the figures; Chieti, with a score of 692 scored well for heat waves but came in at 82/108 for temperature range.  L’Aquila is in the lead for heavy rains, though close to the bottom for the total cold days!

On a national level, Macerata is the Italian city where people live best from the point of view of the climate; Savona and Matera follow. At the bottom of the ranking are Olbia, Cremona and Catania.

Best cities in Abruzzo for climate

Changes in Ranking Over the Last 13 Years

Chieti - Climate Table

Chieti – Climate Table

L'Aquilla Climate Table


Teramo Climate Table

Pescara Climate Table

Sam Dunham
Author: Sam Dunham

Sam is a very lucky midlife 'mamma' to A who is 12 and juggles her work as a self-employed freelance SEO food and travel copywriter and EFL teacher. She is the founder of the Life In Abruzzo Cultural Association, co-founder of Let's Blog Abruzzo. she is the founder of the 'English in the Woods' initiative, teaching English outdoors in a forest style school.

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