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Weather in Rome in August

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temperature
Temp

30° C

average

rain
Rain

16 mm

per month

sun
Sun

80 %

chance

humidity
Humidity

72 %

average

What’s the weather like in Rome in August?

Rome experiences hot and sunny weather in August, making it one of the peak tourist seasons. It is a great time to visit if you enjoy warm temperatures and prefer to explore the city under clear skies.

Average daily temperatures

In August, the average daily temperature in Rome ranges from 20°C (68°F) to 30°C (86°F). However, it is not uncommon for temperatures to reach even higher, with occasional heatwaves pushing the mercury close to 40°C (104°F). Nighttime temperatures are generally cooler, averaging around 18°C (64°F) to 22°C (72°F).

Sunshine and rainfall

Rome experiences an abundance of sunshine in August, with an average of 9 to 10 hours of sunshine per day. It is advisable to bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from the intense sun rays.

While Rome is generally dry during August, there is a possibility of occasional showers or thunderstorms, which can provide some relief from the heat. On average, the city receives around 26mm of rainfall, spread over 5 to 6 days throughout the month.