Vatican City
12 to 31°C
3367 hours
sunshine per day
486 mm
238 days
127 days
0 days

Climate of Vatican City

Vatican City has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Vatican City is 20° degrees and there is about 485 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 206 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 12°C and 31°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 6°C and 21°C
  • Rain: it rains 127 days and there is a total of approximately 486 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3367 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 12°C and 31°C
Warmest month: 31°C in August
Coldest month: 12°C in January
Night temperature: between 6°C and 21°C
Dry days: 238 days
Days with rain: 127 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 486 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3367 hours

Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Vatican City.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Vatican City.

Climate table of Vatican City

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Vatican City. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Vatican City might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 12 15 19 22 27 30 31 26 22 17 13
Night temp. (°C) 6 6 8 10 13 17 20 21 18 15 11 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 51 55 42 30 31 19 15 10 37 67 84 45
Days with rain 13 13 13 12 11 7 6 4 11 12 13 12
Dry days 18 15 18 18 20 23 25 27 19 19 17 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 9 11 12 12 12 12 11 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 6 6 5 4 3

Best time to visit Vatican City

To go to Vatican City, the best time to visit is April through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Vatican City, August is the warmest month with 31°C and the most cold month is 12°C in January.

Climate of Vatican City by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Vatican City? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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