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What is the climate like in Vatican City?

The climate of Vatican City has an average yearly temperature of 22°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 13°C and rise to 32°C.

Annually, about 513 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Vatican City. Additionally, about 3,2 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Vatican City is April until November. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Vatican City.

Temperature 13 to 32°C
Rain 513 mm
Snow 3,2 cm
The climate of Vatican City
  • Average yearly temperature: 22°C
  • Highest temperature: 32°C in July and August
  • Lowest temperature: 13°C in January
  • Rainfall: 513 mm per year, averaging 43 mm by month
  • Driest months: 9,6 mm in July, 17 mm in August and 35 mm in October
  • Wettest months: 81 mm in November, 63 mm in December and 52 mm in September
  • Snowfall: 3,2 cm per year

Climate table Vatican City

The climate table for Vatican City shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 13 15 16 19 23 29 32 32 27 23 18 14
Nighttime temperature (°C) 5 6 7 10 14 18 21 21 18 14 10 6
Rainfall (mm) 46 46 51 38 37 37 9,6 17 52 35 81 63
Snowfall (cm) 2,0 0,7 0,1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0,4
UV Index 3 4 6 8 8 9 8 7 7 5 4 3
Best month No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Temperature by month in Vatican City

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Vatican City

Temperature by month in Vatican City

Rainfall by month in Vatican City

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Vatican City.

Rainfall by month in Vatican City

Snowfall by month in Vatican City

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Vatican City.

Snowfall by month in Vatican City

UV index by month in Vatican City

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Vatican City.

UV index by month in Vatican City

Yearly temperature in Vatican City

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Vatican City, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Vatican City

Yearly total rainfall in Vatican City

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Vatican City.

Rainfall per year in Vatican City

Yearly snowfall in Vatican City

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Vatican City, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Vatican City

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Average weather in Vatican City by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Vatican City and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Vatican City, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.