Italy is located in the moderate and, for the most part, the subtropical zones. Climate Italy vary greatly from close to the Arctic high in the Alps to subtropical on the coast of the Ligurian Sea and the west coast of the southern peninsula. In the north of Italy (Padanskaya plain) type of climate is transitional from subtropical to temperate continental. Hot summer (July 22 - 24) and cold misty winter (January - around 0). In central and southern Italy from May to September is set heatwave with temperatures up to 40 and humidity of 75%.