Conero greatly influences the climate of the coastal zones.
In the north of the Conero the rains and the cold northerly
winds make the Winters very harsh. In the south instead,
protected by the mountains, come the humid warm Southerly
winds, making the Winter milder and rainy. The difference
between the winter and the summer is notable in the Marche;
in fact the Winters are decidedly cold while the Summers
are particularly warm .
the communication routes run along the coast. The railway
and road systems connect Ancona with Bologna and Bari. Only
one railway line passes through the Appennino connecting
Ancona with Florence and Rome. Many of the roads follow
the routes of the old roman roads, like the Via Flaminia
and the Via Salaria. Ancona is the centre for maritime activies.