Weather Averages for Venice in October
Averages for Venice in OctoberOctober is cooler than the summer months in Venice and it is less busy as the tourist season comes to an end.
In October the average temperature still reaches highs of around 18°C (that's about 64°F), and in the evenings can dip to a fairly cool 9°C (about 48°F).
The average sea temperature is still 20°C (about 68°F) so you can still take a dip in the sea or head up to Lake Garda to go swimming or try watersports such as scuba diving, surfing, windsurfing and waterskiing.
You can expect to experience rain on an average of 10 days in this month. The average monthly rain is around 69mm and there is 5 hours of average daily sunshine.
The Rialto Bridge is one of Venice's most recognisable landmarks.
A competition was held in the late 1500's to design a new bridge to cross the Grand Canal. Entries were submitted by the likes of Michaelangelo, with the eventual winner being Antonio da Ponte.
Marathon enthusiasts will enjoy the Venice Marathon. Whether you participate in marathon running or just want to cheer on the participants, this 26 mile race around the landmarks of Venice is quite a sight!
The grape harvest takes place in the month of October.
The Festa di Mosto on the first weekend of the month sees grapes still traditionally pressed by foot.
And the Bardolino Grape Festival is also held to celebrate the grape harvest.