Rome, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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Traveling to Rome, Italy? If you're planning to go to Rome, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Rome, Italy

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

Important esssentials for Rome, Italy

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

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

January

January in Rome is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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February

February in Rome is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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March

If you go to Rome in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April in Rome is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

If you vacation in Rome during May, you will probably find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

June for Rome is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

If you visit Rome during July, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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August

August in Rome is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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September

If you visit Rome during September, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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October

If you visit Rome during October, you might see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Rome is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in Rome is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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