Best time to visit Donegal, Ireland

The best time to visit Donegal in Ireland is from june until september, when you will have a soft temperature, but limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Donegal is 16°C in july and the lowest is 6°C in january. The water temperature is between 10°C and 16°C.

The average climate figure for Donegal is an 7,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Donegal has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Donegal or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Donegal per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 12°C 9°C 7°C
65
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50
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62
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27
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41
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41
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53
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53
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41
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54
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62
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66
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Climate Donegal

Donegal has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Donegal is 12° degrees and there is about 279 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 180 days a year with an average humidity of 85% and an UV-index of 3.


Climate Donegal

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 12°C 9°C 7°C
Night 3°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 8°C 5°C 4°C
Water 11°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 13°C 12°C
Precip 65
mm
50
mm
62
mm
27
mm
41
mm
41
mm
53
mm
53
mm
41
mm
54
mm
62
mm
66
mm
Rain
days
21 18 19 17 19 20 24 24 20 19 20 22
Snow
days
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dry
days
8 8 10 13 12 10 7 7 10 12 10 8
Sun hours
per day
3 4 4 7 6 7 6 5 5 3 3 3
Wind force
in Bft
4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 2 2 2 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2
 

Weather Donegal january

On average, it is maximum 6° in january in Donegal and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In january there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Donegal and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Weather Donegal february

On average, it is maximum 7° in february in Donegal and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In february there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Donegal and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Weather Donegal march

On average, it is maximum 9° in march in Donegal and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In march there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 62 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Donegal and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Weather Donegal april

On average, it is maximum 11° in april in Donegal and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal may

On average, it is maximum 13° in may in Donegal and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 12° degrees. In may there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal june

On average, it is maximum 15° in june in Donegal and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal july

On average, it is maximum 16° in july in Donegal and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 16° degrees. In july there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal august

On average, it is maximum 16° in august in Donegal and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 16° degrees. In august there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in Donegal and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In september there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in Donegal and at least around 8° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In october there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal november

On average, it is maximum 9° in november in Donegal and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 13° degrees. In november there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 62 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Donegal.

Weather Donegal december

On average, it is maximum 7° in december in Donegal and at least around 4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 12° degrees. In december there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Donegal and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Donegal

The weather for Donegal in Ireland will be 7° till 9° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Th
4 Mar
Bewolkt 6°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 1
Fr
5 Mar
Bewolkt 7°C 3°C 0.1 mm 20% 0 cm 3m/s 2
Sa
6 Mar
Bewolkt 8°C 2°C 0.1 mm 20% 0 cm 2m/s 2
Su
7 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 9°C 3°C 1.6 mm 60% 0 cm 2m/s 3
Mo
8 Mar
Lichte regen 9°C 6°C 5.6 mm 85% 0 cm 3m/s 1
Tu
9 Mar
Zware Regen 11°C 5°C 18 mm 95% 0 cm 6m/s 1
We
10 Mar
Regen 11°C 3°C 14 mm 95% 0 cm 10m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Th
11 Mar
Natte sneeuw 6°C 2°C 7.5 mm 90% 1.9 cm 5m/s 1
Fr
12 Mar
Natte sneeuw 4°C -3°C 4.1 mm 85% 1.2 cm 4m/s 1
Sa
13 Mar
Lichte regenbuien 5°C -3°C 2.4 mm 70% 0 cm 3m/s 3
Su
14 Mar
Lichte sneeuwval 5°C 1°C 0.4 mm 55% 0.4 cm 3m/s 1
Mo
15 Mar
Bewolkt 9°C 4°C 1.6 mm 60% 0 cm 4m/s 1
Tu
16 Mar
Bewolkt 7°C 5°C 1.5 mm 60% 0 cm 5m/s 0
We
17 Mar
Bewolkt 9°C 7°C 0.5 mm 35% 0 cm 4m/s 0

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Flight tickets to Donegal

The 3 nearest airports to Donegal you can fly to are:

  • Donegal Airport (46 km)
    Donegal
  • City of Derry Airport (75 km)
    Derry
  • Belfast International Airport (122 km)
    Belfast

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About Donegal

Donegal lies in Ireland in the province Donegal and the population consists of 2.513 inhabitants. If you want to call Donegal 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.

Donegal is in a straight line at 638 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hours5.

The coordinates of Donegal, Ireland are latitude: 54.65 en longitude: -8.116667

The GPS coordinates are N 54° 39' 0.0000" en W 8° 7' 0.1200"

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Currency Donegal

In Donegal the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 4 march 2021

1 Euro = 1,19 United States dollar
100 Euro = 118,75 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,84 Euro
100 United States dollar = 84,21 Euro

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Time difference Donegal

In Donegal it is now 06:38 o’clock in the morning on thursday 4 march 2021. That is 5 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Donegal is Europe/Dublin and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Vaccinations Donegal

No recommended vaccinations are required for Donegal.