June Weather Averages for Rome, Italy

What's the Weather Like in Rome in June?

Temperature

Thanks to the seasonal crossover between spring and summer, June makes an excellent time of the year to visit Rome. At the beginning of the month, the city is still very much in the midst of spring, and temperatures are comfortably warm with an average of 20 degrees towards celsius, compared to July, which has an average temperature of around 27°C.

Towards the end of the month, the temperatures gr...

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    Rome Weather for June 2019

    What's the Weather Like in Rome in June?

    Temperature

    Thanks to the seasonal crossover between spring and summer, June makes an excellent time of the year to visit Rome. At the beginning of the month, the city is still very much in the midst of spring, and temperatures are comfortably warm with an average of 20 degrees towards celsius, compared to July, which has an average temperature of around 27°C.

    Towards the end of the month, the temperatures gradually rise and you should expect hot days and cool evenings, with averages of 23 - 24 degrees. During this time you're likely to spend the majority of your visit outdoors, so make sure to bring comfortable and practical summer wear.

    Average Sea Temperature

    If you fancy a day at the beach, then head to the coast, where you'll experience an average of 22 degrees celsius.

    Rain

    The rainy days of winter are a distant memory by this time of the year and Rome is typically very dry during this time of the year. Across any 8-day period in June, you're likely to experience only 34mm of rainfall, so the odds of having your holiday interspersed by downpours are fairly slim.

    Average Sunshine Hours

    June is one of the lightest times of the year in Rome and the city typically experiences 13 hours of sunshine a day at this time of year.

    You can check the forecast here.

    Rome Hotels in June

    Hotel Barocco

    The four-star Hotel Barocco is ideal for families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Rome. Here guests can choose from a huge variety of rooms, suites and annexes, ensuring something for all budgets and tastes. Facilities and services include free WiFi access, bar, 24-hour reception, private parking and concierge. 

    Hotel Pensione Barrett

    Travellers looking for budget accommodation in Rome should check out Hotel Pensione Barrett. This three-star hotel is made up of 20 rooms, some of which offer views onto one of the most popular ancient sites of the city.

    There is a handful of facilities for visitors to enjoy, such as internet connection, coffee making facilities within the rooms and daily breakfast, with many shops, bars and restaurants in the area.

    Villa Pirandello

    Decorated in the style of 1939, Villa Pirandello is perfect for couples in search of a romantic getaway. There are many facilities for guests to enjoy here, including breakfast buffet, lounge bar, room service, parking, free WiFi access and car hire. Accommodation is available in the form of single, standard, superior and deluxe rooms, so there are plenty to choose from.

    Hotel Capo d'Africa

    Located within an early 20th century building, just a short walk away from the Colosseum, Hotel Capo d'Africa is ideal for families and couples alike. Here guests can choose from classic, superior, deluxe and premier guest rooms, as well as two types of studio, ensuring something for all budgets and group sizes.

    There are plenty of services and amenities available, including bars, restaurants, fitness centre, jogging trail and meeting rooms.

    Welrome

    If you're looking for a quiet, intimate hotel, Welrome might be just the place. Made up of seven rooms – one quadruple, two triple and four double – this hotel boasts a central location, close to many attractions and public transport. Each room comes with air conditioning, WiFi access, silent fridge and full bathroom.

    Bars and Restaurants

    Ad Hoc Restaurant

    Located in the centre of Rome, Ad Hoc Restaurant is a great place to pop into whilst you're out sightseeing. Offering a selection of Roman and Mediterranean cuisine prepared by experienced chefs, this restaurant is regularly visited by numerous local and international celebrities.

    If you're not in the mood for a meal, Ad Hoc Restaurant also runs wine tastings in the large cellar.

    La Sandwicheria

    When it comes to grabbing a quick bite to eat, La Sandwicheria ticks all the boxes. This friendly sandwich shop serves a variety of large sandwiches made with freshly baked bread and locally-produced ingredients.

    A bit like an improved version of the Subway chain, this eatery is also known for its very low prices, which make each meal there superb value for money.

    Bar San Calisto

    If you're looking for somewhere cheap and cheerful to have a quick drink, heat to Bar San Calisto. All sorts of people visit this bar so if you're travelling on your own, you're bound to be able to strike up a conversation with someone during your visit.

    In addition to a variety of low-cost drinks, this bar also serves a selection of gelato which is a wonderful way to cool down on a summer afternoon.

    Il Barretto

    Il Barretto is one of the best places to go in Rome for a cocktail. Located up the Gianicolo, a flight of steps away from Trastevere, this bar boasts huge glass windows which reward visitors with stunning views across the district.

    If you'd rather enjoy your drink outside, you can make the most of the beautiful outdoor terrace whilst you browse the extensive list of cocktails.

    Things to do in Rome in June

    Pantheon

    Rome is an ancient history lover's paradise and your visit to the city wouldn't be complete without a trip to the magnificent Pantheon. Dating back to AD125, the temple was built by Emperor Hadrian and deservedly ranks as one of the most influential buildings in the Western world.

    The building's imposing dome, which is made of unreinforced concrete, never fails to overawe visitors and is an impressive feat of architecture when you consider the limited construction technology in place when it was built.

    Church of San Luigi dei Francesi

    The world-famous painter Caravaggio was commissioned to work on the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, which is one of the most popular attractions in Rome today. Despite the church's plain exterior, the paintings found within are huge and incredibly beautiful, making the church a must-visit for religious travellers and art lovers.

    Castel Sant' Angelo

    If you're looking for a fortress to visit, the Castel Sant' Angelo should be your first port of call. Originally built for Emperor Hadrian, formidable castle guards the city and has a colourful history which has seen it used as a prison and a papal residence.

    The castle is open daily between 7am and 9pm during the summer months.

    MAXXI

    For those of you who prefer more contemporary surroundings, then head to the striking MAXXI, which is located just to the north of the city centre. The museum is well-known for the regular collections and exhibitions that it hosts throughout the year, and is open 11am - 7pm from Tuesday to Sunday, with extended opening hours for Saturday.

    June events in Rome

    Fair

    Expo Tevere

    1st June 2019 to 30th June 2019

    During summer, the banks of the Tiber from Ponte Sant’Angelo to Ponte Cavour come alive with the Expo Tevere arts and crafts fair. This fair is full of items and trinkets made by locals as well as stands selling artisan foods including wines, olive oils and vinegars. Entertainment is also put on during the fair, in the form of jazz music, dancing and cabaret acts, as well as a mini film festival.

    Website:

    http://www.lungoiltevereroma.it/

    Festival

    Gay Village

    1st June 2019 to 30th June 2019

    During summer, Gay Village takes over the Parco del Ninfeo in Rome and turns it into an outdoor entertainment zone with bars, dance floors, a gym, exhibition area and cinema. Entertainment takes the form of live music, theatrical performances and film screenings, with even more events and activities taking place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

    Website:

    http://www.gayvillage.it/

    Estate Romana

    1st June 2019

    Estate Romana marks the beginning of summer and features loads of music concerts, film showings, cultural events, book readings, children's activities and food tastings which take place in various outdoor venues throughout the city.

    Website:

    http://www.estateromana.it/

    Festival delle Letterature

    7th June 2019 to 13th July 2019

    Festival delle Letterature takes place inside the basilica of the Maxentius in the Roman Forum and features various readings by some of the most important people in contemporary literature today. Previous readers have included Zadie Smoth, Hanif Kureishi and Paul Auster.

    Website:

    http://www.festivaldelleletterature.it/en

    Cosmophonies – Festival Internazionale di Ostia Antica

    8th June 2019

    Held in the Oastia Antica, Cosmophonies is a hugely popular international festival of music, theatre and dance which sees famous artists such as Morrissey, Caetano Veloso, Sonic Youth and Jackson Browne take to the stage.

    Website:

    http://www.cosmophonies.com/

    Music

    Fiesta

    1st June 2019

    Fiesta is an energetic Latin American-themed festival which attracts millions of people each summer. Visitors flock to the music event for the chance to see a number of Latin American bands, as well as special guest performances from international hip hop, pop and rock starts. The venue features four dance floors, a huge stage, loads of restaurants and even more food and drink kiosks.

    Website:

    http://www.fiesta.it/

    Rock in Roma

    20th June 2019 to 27th July 2019

    Held each year at Ippodromo delle Capannelle, Rock in Roma is a massive rock music festival which attracts world-class artists from all over the globe. In addition to the music concerts, Rock in Roma also provides a number of merchandise outlets, drink kiosks and food stalls.

    Website:

    http://www.rockinroma.com/engl/index.html

    Theatre

    Stagione Estiva del Teatro dell'Opera

    1st June 2019

    Stagione Estiva del Teatro dell'Opera is the name of Rome's summer opera season. During this time of year, a number of operas and ballets take place at the Teatro Costanzi and the Teatro Nazionale between June and August.

    Website:

    http://www.operaroma.it/eng/index.php

    National Holiday

    Festa della Repubblica

    2nd June 2019

    The Italian equivalent of Independence Day, known locally as Festa della Repubblica, commemorates Italy becoming a Republic in 1946, following the end of WWII. Since this day is a national holiday, almost all shops, banks and supermarkets will be closed. Events include official ceremonies, military parades and the laying of the wreath which takes place at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, inside the Altare della Patria. The highlight of the day is the huge parade which is held along the Via dei Fori Imperiali.

    Website:

    http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/italy/republic-day

    Religious

    Corpus Domini

    20th June 2019

    Sixty days after Easter on the Thursday following Trinity Sunday, Catholics celebrate Corpus Domini (often known as the Corpus Christi Feast) in honour of Holy Eucharist. On this day a Holy Mass is held at the cathedral of San Giovanni in Laterano, followed by the procession of the Blessed Sacrament. The Eucharistic procession is the most highly-anticipated event of the day. Presided over by the Pope, it begins at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran and travels down to Saint Mary Major, where it ends with the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Genzano in the south of Rome is a great place to spot flower petal carpets which are made by the locals in honour of the celebrations.

    Website:

    http://catholicism.about.com/od/holydaysandholidays/p/Corpus_Christi.htm

    Festa di San Giovanni

    23rd June 2019

    Festa di San Giovanni is held in honour of the birth of St John the Baptist. On this day, locals in San Giovanni celebrate by eating local dishes such as porchetta (roast pig) and lumache in umido (stewed snails). Food stalls set up outside the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, selling pork roasted with fresh herbs, snails and other local specialities. The highlight of the event is the candle-lit procession led by the Pope.

    Website:

    http://www.hostels-in-rome.com/festivals-and-events/Festa_di_San_Giovanni.php

    Santi Pietro e Paolo

    29th June 2019

    Santi Pietro e Paolo are the two founders of Catholicism and also the two patron saints of Rome. On this day, each of the saints is honoured in his own basilica. The highlight of the event is the mass which takes place at St Peter's, but celebrations are also held at San Paolo fuori le Mura outside the church and in via Ostiense, which hosts an all-night street fair. Music concerts, firework displays and funfairs are also commonly held during this day.

    Website:

    http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/italy/feast-of-st-peter-and-st-paul

    Fashion

    AltaRomAltaModa

    27th June 2019 to 1st July 2019

    AltaRomAltaModa is Rome's own annual Fashion Week which takes place twice each year. During this five-day event, fashionistas get a sneak preview of the next season's designs and collections created by Rome's best designers. A number of international fashion stars also usually attend the event.

    Website:

    http://www.altaroma.it/?lang=en

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