Italy, a country in southern Europe, includes the Mediterranean islands of Sicily and Sardinia
besides many other smaller islands and the sovereign states of San Marino and the Vatican City
are enclaves within the country. It has a coastline border of about 7600 kms (4722 miles) on the
Adriatic, Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas and land border with other countries. Alps are on its northern
boundary and Apennine Mountains extends to the length of the country. It is a very popular tourist
destination and about 47 million tourists visit the country. There more UNESCO World Heritage
Sites here than any other country in the world. Rome is the capital, the largest city and major
international airport besides several others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, taxis, buses, trams, inter-city air, trains, boats to
islands and tour vehicles.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is from June to August, mid season April, May, September,
October and low season November to March.
Weather: Climatological Information Rome Italy, source Italian Air Force National Meteorological
Service. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the
same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions.
Visit relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Cimatological information is based on WMO Climatological Normals(CLINO) for the 30-
year period 1961-1990.
- Mean number of precipitation days = Mean number of days with at least 1 mm of precipitation.
- Precipitation includes both rain and snow.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Precipitation Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
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