Best time to go to, climate and weather Ireland

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Ireland


Best time to visit and weather Ireland

Best time to visit and weather Ireland

The best time to go to Ireland is from june until september, in which you have a soft or pleasant temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Ireland is 19° in july and the lowest is 8° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Ireland or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Ireland
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan 88mm 2
Feb 71mm 2
Mar 10° 65mm 1
Apr 12° 70mm 0
May 14° 82mm 0
Jun 17° 103mm 0
Jul 19° 114mm 0
Aug 18° 96mm 0
Sep 17° 78mm 0
Oct 14° 89mm 0
Nov 11° 102mm 1
Dec 93mm 2
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

We offer a complete overview of all climate information, such as the average temperature during the day and at night, sea temperature, amount of rain or snow, wind force and UV index. Want to know more about the climate of Ireland? Go to the full climate information about Ireland


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Ireland indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Ireland.

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Holiday Ireland

Holiday Ireland

Hotels and apartments in Ireland

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Climate Ireland

Climate Ireland

Ireland there is the temperate oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Ireland is 13° degrees and there is 1052 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 77 days a year with an average humidity of 85% and an UV-index of 3.

Ireland has different climates per region. Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Dublin in Ireland per month.

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East Ireland  /  South Ireland  /  West Ireland

Climate East Ireland

The climate of East Ireland is based on the weather data of the place Dublin.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
Sea
max °C
Sea
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 11° 95 mm 20 2 9 4 2
Feb 10° 75 mm 20 1 7 4 2
Mar 10° 68 mm 17 1 13 4 2
Apr 11° 10° 71 mm 18 0 12 3 3
May 14° 11° 10° 84 mm 22 0 9 3 4
Jun 16° 11° 14° 11° 102 mm 22 0 8 3 4
Jul 18° 13° 16° 13° 112 mm 25 0 6 3 4
Aug 18° 13° 16° 14° 98 mm 24 0 7 3 4
Sep 17° 11° 16° 14° 80 mm 16 0 14 3 4
Oct 14° 10° 15° 13° 99 mm 21 0 10 4 3
Nov 11° 14° 12° 110 mm 20 1 9 4 2
Dec 13° 10° 100 mm 21 1 9 4 2

Climate South Ireland

The climate of South Ireland is based on the weather data of the place Cork.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
Sea
max °C
Sea
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 11° 136 mm 23 1 7 4 2
Feb 11° 84 mm 20 2 6 4 2
Mar 10° 10° 72 mm 19 1 11 4 3
Apr 12° 12° 82 mm 19 0 11 3 3
May 14° 13° 11° 91 mm 25 0 6 3 4
Jun 17° 12° 16° 11° 92 mm 22 0 8 3 4
Jul 18° 13° 18° 13° 110 mm 25 0 6 3 4
Aug 18° 12° 18° 15° 99 mm 25 0 6 3 4
Sep 17° 11° 17° 14° 90 mm 17 0 13 3 4
Oct 15° 10° 16° 12° 107 mm 21 0 10 3 3
Nov 11° 14° 12° 112 mm 21 0 9 4 2
Dec 12° 10° 132 mm 22 1 8 4 2

Climate West Ireland

The climate of West Ireland is based on the weather data of the place Galway.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 150 mm 24 1 6 4 2
Feb 107 mm 22 1 5 4 2
Mar 11° 94 mm 19 1 11 4 3
Apr 13° 90 mm 20 0 10 3 3
May 14° 110 mm 25 0 6 3 4
Jun 17° 11° 113 mm 24 0 6 3 4
Jul 18° 12° 147 mm 27 0 4 3 3
Aug 18° 12° 129 mm 28 0 3 3 4
Sep 17° 11° 102 mm 21 0 9 3 3
Oct 14° 109 mm 22 0 9 3 3
Nov 10° 159 mm 22 0 8 4 2
Dec 149 mm 24 1 6 4 2

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 8° in january in Ireland and at least around 4° degrees. In january there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 150 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Ireland and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 9° in february in Ireland and at least around 4° degrees. In february there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm. The it will be dry 5 days this month in Ireland and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 11° in march in Ireland and at least around 5° degrees. In march there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 94 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Ireland and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 13° in april in Ireland and at least around 6° degrees. In april there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 90 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Ireland.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 14° in may in Ireland and at least around 8° degrees. In may there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 110 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Ireland.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 17° in june in Ireland and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 113 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Ireland.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 18° in july in Ireland and at least around 12° degrees. In july there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 147 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Ireland.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 18° in august in Ireland and at least around 12° degrees. In august there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 129 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Ireland.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 17° in september in Ireland and at least around 11° degrees. In september there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 102 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Ireland.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 14° in october in Ireland and at least around 9° degrees. In october there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 109 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Ireland.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 10° in november in Ireland and at least around 6° degrees. In november there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 159 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Ireland.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 9° in december in Ireland and at least around 5° degrees. In december there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 149 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Ireland and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

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Weather statistics West Ireland

Weather statistics West Ireland

View all weather statistics from West Ireland per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between West Ireland and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Ireland

14 day weather forecast Ireland

The weather for Dublin in Ireland will be around 12° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
  Su24 Mar Mo25 Mar Tu26 Mar We27 Mar Th28 Mar Fr29 Mar Sa30 Mar
  Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Bewolkt
Max (°C) 11° 12° 13° 13° 16° 15°
Min (°C)
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 25%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 1.6mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 4 3 5 4 2
Weather forecast next week
  Su31 Mar Mo1 Apr Tu2 Apr We3 Apr Th4 Apr Fr5 Apr Sa6 Apr
  Bewolkt Broken wolken Helder hemel Enkele wolken Helder hemel Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 11° 10° 10° 10° 10° 12°
Min (°C)
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 20% 10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 1.2mm 0.4mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 2 2 5 5 5 4 5
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About Ireland

About Ireland

Ireland is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Dublin. It is 71.273 km² with 1.448 km of coastline and has a population of 4.792.500. In terms of area, the country is 3,5x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call Ireland you have to use +353 or 00353 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3535012457809 or 003535012457809.


Ireland is in a straight line at 464 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 1 hour and 30 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 584 km from London to the capital city Dublin and you are about 8 hour and 30 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Time difference Ireland

Time difference Ireland

In Ireland it is now 06:49 hour in the morning on sunday 24 march 2019. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Ireland is Europe/Dublin and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

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Vaccinations Ireland

Vaccinations Ireland

No recommended vaccinations are required for Ireland.

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Currency Ireland

Currency Ireland

In Ireland the Europese Euro is used to pay.

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