Weather in August
in Vatican City
continues the summer season with persistently high temperatures. The average temperatures during this month range from 19°C (66.2°F) to 30°C (86°F). Compared to July
, the city experiences similar temperatures, though late August may start to see a slight dip, signalling the gradual transition towards autumn.
Rainfall in August is still quite low but slightly higher than July, with an average precipitation of about 25mm (0.98") to 35mm (1.38"). While this marks a small increase, August remains one of the driest months of the year. Given the summer temperatures, there is no chance of snowfall in August.
Daylight hours in August begin to reduce slightly compared to July. Sunrise usually occurs around 6:15 am, and sunset moves forward to 8:15 pm towards the end of the month. This still offers plenty of daylight for exploring the city's attractions.
August continues to be a hot month for Vatican City, though slightly more bearable towards the end of the month. Visitors during this time should prepare for the heat, especially during the midday hours. Light, breathable clothing is essential, and it is recommended to carry a hat and sunglasses for protection from the sun. Even though rain showers are infrequent, carrying a small umbrella could be beneficial in the case of unexpected summer rain.
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August, with its high-temperature average of 31°C (87.8°F) and a low-temperature average of 21.6°C (70.9°F), is the warmest month in Vatican City. August maintains the summer heat, with the weather in Vatican City remaining sunny and arid.