Rome weather in January (Lazio, Italy)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Rome in January lies at 12.7°C (54.86°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 3.9°C (39.02°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 76mm (3.0 inches). There are generally around 13 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 121 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Rome, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 3 °C  
Max Temperature 12 °C  
Chance of Rain 44%  
Precipitation 76mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 75% *  
Sunshine 121 hrs *  

Where to stay in Rome

Where to go in Italy in January

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January?

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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