Rome in January

Nov 7th, 2017, 06:59 AM
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Rome in January

How heavy of a coat do I need to bring?
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Nov 7th, 2017, 07:09 AM
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Jan avg hi about 57F - avg low 37 avg temp 46

But could be warmer and colder but not a whole lot usually.

Kind of like April weather in northern U.S. Layering is great - take one off when warms up -put more on when chilly - like mornings vs afternoons.

I've been in Rome several Januaries and always take a light jacket and have a sweat shirt and layers on heavy shirts. It can rain so bring some gear that is waterproof.
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Nov 7th, 2017, 08:23 AM
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January is a great month to visit Rome. Agree with above. Medium, not heavy, jacket. Umbrella. Maybe one sweater for under the jacket.
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Nov 7th, 2017, 08:31 AM
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Medium. Rain gear. Gloves. Scarf. Boots, maybe. Sweater or fleece.
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Nov 7th, 2017, 11:43 AM
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It doesn't often go below freezing, and rarely snows. Damp, chilly weather is common, but sometimes the month is mostly bright and sunny.

Look at a forecast before you leave.
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Nov 7th, 2017, 01:41 PM
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Wonder if as several years ago when I was in Rome when it was raining a sea of umbrella vendors appeared like magic everywhere - most looked like immigrants but if so no problem getting a cheap umbrella if need be. It was farcical to me - they were ubiquitous everywhere.
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