May weather forecast and climate
Rome, Italy

The sun rising above the Colosseum in Rome Italy
The sun rising above the Colosseum in Rome Italy
The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Rome, Italy, with temperature in the range of an average high of 22.8°C (73°F) and an average low of 11.6°C (52.9°F).

Temperature

In Rome, the average high-temperature rises, from a comfortable 17.7°C (63.9°F) in April, to a pleasant 22.8°C (73°F). In May, in Rome, the average low-temperature is 11.6°C (52.9°F).

Rainfall

In Rome, Italy, during 6.2 rainfall days, 52.8mm (2.08") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 79.4 rainfall days, and 804.3mm (31.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Rome is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In Rome, the average sunshine is 8.5h.

UV index

In Rome, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Rome?

In Rome, in May, the average high-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.6°C (52.9°F).

How much does it rain in Rome in May?

In Rome, in May, it is raining for 6.2 days, with typically 52.8mm (2.08") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Rome have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 14.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rome have in May?

In Rome, Italy, the average sunshine in May is 8.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Rome?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Rome, Italy
  • Average high temperature in May: 22.8°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 May: 11.6°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).

Average rainfall in May - Rome, Italy
  • Average rainfall in May: 52.8mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Rome, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.2 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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rome, Italy
  • Average daylight in May: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in May - Rome, Italy
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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