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Rome weather in August (Lazio, Italy)

Looking to travel to Rome in August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Rome the weather in August is generally perfect, with high temperatures and low rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 28°C. But by evening, they drop to around 23°C. Typically, it's the hottest month of the year. Make sure to come prepared with breezy outfits. Whether you're out exploring or just lounging, being prepared can make your experience in this warm month much more enjoyable.

Precipitation

Rome in August usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 23 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 6 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 298 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, August is a prime time to visit Rome. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the best circumstances. While December tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Rome climate page with graphs.

 

Rome, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 23°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 20%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 23 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 6 days  
HumidityHumidity 73%  
SunshineSunshine 298 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Italy in August

Find out more about the weather in Italy and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

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