Average weather in January in Rome (Lazio), Italy

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rome in January is 2.0°C (35.6°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 70mm (2.8in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 12.5°C (54.5°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. The sun will occasionally show itself with 121 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Rome should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 35 °F
Max Temperature 54 °F
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 121

Where to stay in Rome

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
6/10

Weather Forecasts for Rome (Lazio)

FRI Dec 03
57°F | 48°F

Partly cloudy

SAT Dec 04
58°F | 45°F

Patchy rain possible

SUN Dec 05
57°F | 53°F

Moderate rain

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