Rome
Italy
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Rome, Italy

The sun rising beautifully above the Colosseum in Rome, Italy
The sun rising beautifully above the Colosseum in Rome, Italy
May is sunny, beautiful and sees an influx of tourists in Rome. The daily sunshine lasts for 8.5 hours as the daylight extends to a long 15 hours.
The temperatures are in the warm 11.7°C (53.1°F) to 22.8°C (73°F), and the sunny and bright conditions bring joy to the tourists and local populace alike. The rain is light, and the seawater is warm at 18.3°C (64.9°F).
The peak of the tourist season bubbles with events, festivals, and activities, as the crowds occupy the length and breadth of the city. Expect crowds everywhere as the weather is pristine in May!

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, Italy, in May, it is raining for 6.2 days, with typically 52.8mm (2.1") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Rome have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rome have in May?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Rome?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk 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 lowest 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 lowest number of 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with 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).