Rome weather in October (Lazio, Italy)

What can you expect from the weather in Rome during October? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In October, the weather in Rome typically experiences pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 22°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 17°C.

Rome in October usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 136 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

The city usually sees around 195 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable weather. On the other hand, December tends to be characterized by conditions that may not be as favorable.

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


Rome, monthly averages in October

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 16.5°C  
Max Temperature 21.7°C  
Chance of Rain 40%  
Precipitation 136 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 76%  
Sunshine 195 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Italy in October

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

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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 should you wear in Rome in October?

​ For visitors traveling to Rome, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Rome.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Italy? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Italy. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.