Bologna, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Bologna, Italy? If you're planning to go to Bologna, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bologna, Italy

Based on the climate and weather in Bologna, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bologna, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bologna, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bologna, Italy by month

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January

January in Bologna can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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February

February in Bologna can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Bologna is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Bologna can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May for Bologna is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

June in Bologna is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in Bologna is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Bologna is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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September

September in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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October

If you visit Bologna during October, you might see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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November

November in Bologna can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Bologna can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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Activities for Bologna, Italy

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bologna.

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