August weather forecast
Rome, Italy

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The sun rising above the Colosseum in Rome Italy
The sun rising above the Colosseum in Rome Italy

Weather in August

In Rome, August follows the lead of July closely, retaining much of the intense summer heat. The mercury still hits a high of 30.6°C (87.1°F), just marginally higher than July. Amid August's unrelenting sunshine, the city welcomes an increase in rain, snapping the summer dry-spell. Despite the sweltering days, Rome's abundant green spaces offer refreshing retreats. Transitioning into September, a small retreat from the height of summer is observed.

Temperature

August stands out as Rome's warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 30.6°C (87.1°F) and a low-temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Rainfall

In Rome, in August, during 3.3 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Rome, there are 79.4 rainfall days, and 804mm (31.65") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Rome, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 20:28. On the last day of August, in Rome, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 19:45 CEST.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9.6h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Rome is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: A maximum high daily UV index of 8 during August translates into the following directions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. Attempt to stay under shade and limit exposure to the Sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. Remember, devices such as parasols or canopies might not provide complete sun protection. Wearing sunglasses with both UVA and UVB protection effectively reduces sun-induced eye damage.
Updated: Jan 24, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What is the hottest time of year in Rome?

August is the warmest month of the year, registering average temperatures as high as 30.6°C (87.1°F) and as low as 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Is it hot in Rome during August?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Rome during August are 30.6°C (87.1°F) and 18.3°C (64.9°F) respectively.

How many days does it rain in August in Rome?

In Rome, Italy, in August, it is raining for 3.3 days, with typically 37mm (1.46") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Rome have in August?

In August, the average day length in Rome is 13h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Rome?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 20:28. On the last day of the month, in Rome, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 19:45 CEST.

How many hours of sunshine does Rome have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Rome, Italy, is 9.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Rome?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Rome is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average daylight
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Average temperature in August
Rome, Italy

Average temperature in August - Rome, Italy
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (11.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 18.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (3.1°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Rome, Italy

Average rainfall in August - Rome, Italy
  • Average rainfall in August: 36.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (115.4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (19.2mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Rome, Italy

Average rainfall days in August - Rome, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in August: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (9.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (2.1 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Rome, Italy

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Rome, Italy
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average UV index in August
Rome, Italy

Average UV index in August - Rome, Italy
  • Average UV index in August: 8

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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