September in Rome

Take advantage of September before the summer slips away: Weather, Festivals and More in Rome

The sultry summer months of July and August make Rome feel like nothing short of a furnace. But even in the heat, you of course still want to explore the city and there is no better way to do so than with a Rome Evening Tour, visiting the cities must sees while avoiding the daytime heat. Interestingly, August is devoid of the crowds of visitors that make their way all over Italy throughout the year. This is mostly because of the intense heat searing the city. make sure you check out our take on Rome In Summer: 5 Ways To Beat The Heat.

However, upon the onset of September,with temperatures significantly dipping down, the Eternal City begins to bubble with renewed energy as Romans return from their summer holidays and get back to day-to-day life.

Thus, with the slightly coolerarrival of September, you cannot help but seize all of it!

September Weather in Rome

With the summer fading away, September offers hot days and cooler nights making it a great time to visit.

During the September days, you will experience an average high temperature of 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius), while the average low remains around 60 degrees Fahrenheit (16 degrees Celsius). As the month reaches its middle, mercury continues to fall even more and is recorded as low as 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) at the close of the month.

All of these make Rome host a whole lot of events during this time, here are a handful of them.

September Events Highlights

From watching movies outdoor to visiting countless fairs of art and craft, September can keep you busy enjoying life:

  • Isola del Cinema– You can witness the tiny Tiberinaisland transformed into a palpitating hub of movies, theatre, concerts and culture with the Isola del Cinema.
  • Soccer Matches at StadioOlimpico– The soccer games attract most of the local crowds along with the tourists, who are incidentally fans of Italian football. Most of these matches are held in StadioOlimpico, the home ground of both AS Roma and SS Lazio. This makes it all the more exhilarating, especially if you have the chance to watch a Roma Derby (AS Roma VS SS Lazio) where the teams face off against each other, both playing in their home stadium.
  • Gay Village Street Fair – You cancatch Rome’s Gay Village in full swing with its popular street fair coming to an end in September. This festival in the neighborhood of Testaccio starts in the late of May and runs along June, July and August, before coming to a close in the early September. Music, dance, food and drinks contribute to bringing forth the festive extravaganza.
  • Fairs of Art and Craft – During this time Rome abounds in numerous art and craft fairs across the city. The streets of Via Margutta, famous for “Roman Holiday”, are also well-known for the fascinating collection of hip and high-art studios that it exhibits, in its September fair.

So, hurry up to enjoy Rome celebrating in September! Book the best family tours in Rome now to steal amazing deals!