Weather in August in Italy

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Italy. Is this month a good time to go to Italy? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Italy in August?

The weather in Italy in August ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination. It is a summer month.

During August in Italy, the temperature ranges from pleasant in Cosenza with 19°C (66°F) to very high temperatures in Catania with 32°C (90°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 19°C (66°F) in Catania and 12°C (54°F) in Cosenza. On average, this month is one of the warmest months of the year in Italy. So be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation in August ranges from almost non in Lampedusa with an average of 3mm (0.1inch) rainfall to heavy in Como with 169mm (6.7inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 298 hours of sunshine in Rome during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Italy.

Where to go in Italy in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Italy on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Italy

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Italy?

Average weather in Rome

In August Rome generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Rome
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 89°F 
17°C / 63°F 
332 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
2 days 
32°C / 89°F 
18°C / 64°F 
298 hours 
33mm / 1.3inch 
3 days 
27°C / 81°F 
15°C / 58°F 
237 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
6 days 
Climate in Rome

Average weather in Florence

In August Florence generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Florence
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
31°C / 89°F 
18°C / 64°F 
346 hours 
38mm / 1.5inch 
3 days 
31°C / 88°F 
18°C / 64°F 
322 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
4 days 
26°C / 79°F 
14°C / 58°F 
219 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
6 days 
Climate in Florence

Average weather in Milan

In August Milan generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Milan
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C / 85°F 
18°C / 64°F 
285 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
6 days 
29°C / 83°F 
18°C / 64°F 
251 hours 
91mm / 3.6inch 
7 days 
25°C / 76°F 
14°C / 57°F 
181 hours 
95mm / 3.7inch 
6 days 
Climate in Milan

Average weather in Venice

In August Venice generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Venice
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 65°F 
288 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
6 days 
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
257 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
6 days 
23°C / 74°F 
14°C / 58°F 
198 hours 
73mm / 2.9inch 
6 days 
Climate in Venice

Average weather in Naples

In August Naples generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Naples
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
19°C / 66°F 
313 hours 
24mm / 0.9inch 
2 days 
31°C / 87°F 
19°C / 66°F 
294 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
4 days 
27°C / 81°F 
16°C / 61°F 
234 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
6 days 
Climate in Naples

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Italy.

Is August the best time to go to Italy?

In our opinion August is a good time to visit Italy with commonly pleasant weather in Rome.

On average the best time to visit Italy is in May, June, July and September with generally perfect weather in Rome. The worst months are January, November and December that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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