Weather in September in Italy

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

The weather in Italy in September ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

September has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Sëlva with 15°C (59°F) to warm temperatures in Catania with 29°C (84°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 17°C (63°F) in Catania and 5°C (41°F) in Sëlva. It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from low in Lampedusa with 17mm (0.7inch) rainfall to heavy in Como with 162mm (6.4inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 237 hours of sunshine in Rome during the whole month.

Where to go in Italy in September

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

Average weather in Rome

In September Rome generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (58°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   August August
<<  
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 
October   >> October
>>  
23°C / 73°F 
11°C / 51°F 
195 hours 
110mm / 4.3inch 
8 days 
Climate in Rome

Average weather in Florence

In September Florence generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (58°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   August August
<<  
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 
October   >> October
>>  
21°C / 70°F 
10°C / 50°F 
177 hours 
105mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
Climate in Florence

Average weather in Milan

In September Milan generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C (76°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°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
<<   August August
<<  
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 
October   >> October
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
9°C / 48°F 
107 hours 
125mm / 4.9inch 
9 days 
Climate in Milan

Average weather in Milan

In September Milan generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
<<   August August
<<  
30°C / 85°F 
19°C / 67°F 
254 hours 
169mm / 6.7inch 
9 days 
23°C / 73°F 
13°C / 55°F 
189 hours 
162mm / 6.4inch 
9 days 
October   >> October
>>  
19°C / 66°F 
9°C / 48°F 
131 hours 
144mm / 5.7inch 
10 days 
Climate in Milan

Average weather in Venice

In September Venice generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (74°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (58°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
<<   August August
<<  
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 
October   >> October
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
9°C / 49°F 
152 hours 
74mm / 2.9inch 
7 days 
Climate in Venice

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Is September the best time to go to Italy?

In our opinion September is one of the best times to visit Italy with commonly perfect 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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