Weather in October in Italy

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in October 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 October?

The weather in Italy in October ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

October has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from cold in Sëlva with 10°C (49°F) to warm temperatures in Catania with 25°C (77°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 14°C (57°F) in Catania and 1°C (34°F) in Sëlva.

Precipitation ranges from moderate in Campobasso with 51mm (2inch) rainfall to heavy in Genua with 174mm (6.9inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 195 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 October

Find the average weather conditions in October 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 October for the 5 most popular destinations in Italy?

Average weather in Rome

In October Rome generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (51°F) and high 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
27°C / 81°F 
15°C / 58°F 
237 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
6 days 
23°C / 73°F 
11°C / 51°F 
195 hours 
110mm / 4.3inch 
8 days 
17°C / 63°F 
6°C / 43°F 
129 hours 
111mm / 4.4inch 
9 days 
Climate in Rome

Average weather in Florence

In October Florence generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C (50°F) and high 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
26°C / 79°F 
14°C / 58°F 
219 hours 
81mm / 3.2inch 
6 days 
21°C / 70°F 
10°C / 50°F 
177 hours 
105mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
14°C / 57°F 
5°C / 41°F 
97 hours 
111mm / 4.4inch 
10 days 
Climate in Florence

Average weather in Milan

In October Milan generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
25°C / 76°F 
14°C / 57°F 
181 hours 
95mm / 3.7inch 
6 days 
18°C / 64°F 
9°C / 48°F 
107 hours 
126mm / 5inch 
9 days 
11°C / 52°F 
4°C / 39°F 
72 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
7 days 
Climate in Milan

Average weather in Venice

In October Venice generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (49°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
23°C / 74°F 
14°C / 58°F 
198 hours 
73mm / 2.9inch 
6 days 
18°C / 64°F 
9°C / 49°F 
152 hours 
74mm / 2.9inch 
7 days 
11°C / 53°F 
4°C / 39°F 
87 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
6 days 
Climate in Venice

Average weather in Naples

In October Naples generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and high 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
27°C / 81°F 
16°C / 61°F 
234 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
6 days 
22°C / 72°F 
12°C / 54°F 
189 hours 
129mm / 5.1inch 
8 days 
17°C / 63°F 
8°C / 46°F 
126 hours 
162mm / 6.4inch 
11 days 
Climate in Naples

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

Is October the best time to go to Italy?

In our opinion October is a good time to visit Italy with commonly pleasant weather in Rome. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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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