Lecce Galatina Air Base

LIBN · Apulia, Italy

Climate Lecce Galatina Air Base 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Lecce Galatina Air Base (LIBN) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 80.3 87 70 83 84 77
February 76.4 74 80 65 92
March 83.9 88 81 87 84
April 86.5 80 93 85 86
May 89.3 75 93 96 95
June 94.9 85 99 95 98
July 97.7 97 99 97 100
August 96.2 96 95 99 97
September 94.1 94 95 94 94
October 81.2 82 73 87 88
November 76.5 88 79 68 70
December 82.1 74 74 94 66
Average 87.5 86.8 84.2 88.6 89.0 88.6

56th best VFR conditions of Italy

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 94.9 97 89 97 99 94
February 93.9 91 93 90 98
March 95.5 96 93 95 96
April 96.2 94 97 99 93
May 97.5 95 97 100 99
June 98.7 95 100 100 100
July 99.5 99 99 100 100
August 98.9 100 98 100 99
September 97.9 96 97 98 99
October 92.6 93 88 97 99
November 93.3 96 95 91 86
December 95.3 93 97 99 88
Average 96.5 96.5 95.0 96.0 97.6 96.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 12.5 15 13 12 13 14
February 13.8 13 14 15 15
March 15.7 16 13 15 17
April 18.7 18 18 17 19
May 23.7 23 26 24 24
June 29.7 28 32 31 27
July 32.7 35 33 34 31
August 32.7 33 32 33 32
September 28.2 32 27 28 29
October 23.0 26 22 21 22
November 18.4 20 18 18 19
December 14.5 16 15 14 16
Average 21.1 14.8 22.6 22.0 21.9 22.0

32nd highest temperature of Italy

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 4.1 6 5 4 6 3
February 4.9 3 5 7 4
March 5.8 6 3 5 6
April 8.4 8 8 7 8
May 12.7 14 13 13 13
June 18.1 18 21 17 16
July 20.1 21 21 21 19
August 20.9 22 22 21 21
September 18.0 21 17 17 18
October 12.9 15 12 12 13
November 10.1 11 9 11 9
December 6.3 7 9 5 7
Average 11.2 6.1 12.6 12.0 11.9 11.5

52nd lowest temperature of Italy

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.1 4 13 1 9 1
February 6.5 1 7 9 4
March 6.0 5 7 7 6
April 5.6 11 2 9 11
May 3.5 11 1 1 1
June 1.2 3 0 0 2
July 0.3 0 0 0 0
August 0.4 1 0 1 1
September 1.0 1 2 2 0
October 3.4 3 4 4 4
November 7.3 6 6 6 3
December 5.8 2 15 4 10
Average 3.7 4.1 4.6 2.8 3.7 3.3

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.8 9 8 9 9 9
February 9.3 8 9 10 10
March 8.8 6 8 10 9
April 8.7 8 10 9 8
May 8.2 8 8 9 9
June 7.9 7 8 8 8
July 7.8 5 9 8 9
August 8.2 9 9 8 8
September 8.2 9 9 7 10
October 7.2 5 8 7 8
November 8.2 9 7 9 7
December 8.6 7 9 9 8
Average 8.4 9.4 7.4 8.6 8.4 8.6

32nd highest wind speed of Italy

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 336° 270° 348° 269° 344°
February 346° 330° 326° 325°
March 294° 360° 329° 352°
April 298° 304° 273° 350°
May 087° 066° 281° 330°
June 341° 347° 341° 331°
July 346° 344° 343° 356°
August 340° 345° 337° 358°
September 008° 261° 345° 341°
October 351° 345° 327° 293°
November 228° 246° 164° 010°
December 306° 162° 312° 181°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.