Northern Ireland
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Northern Ireland

The best time to visit Northern Ireland is in June and July and September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Northern Ireland is 17°C in July and the lowest is 6°C in January.

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

Average Northern Ireland weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 6 7 9 11 14 16 17 17 15 13 9 7
Precipitation (mm) 42 39 48 34 36 51 55 54 36 48 60 50

Climate data from city: Belfast




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Northern Ireland weather

The Northern Ireland weather for will be 12° till 21° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 11°C.

The Northern Ireland weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Belfast.

Northern Ireland 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Monday
23 may
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12°C
7°C
1.1 mm
35%
5 Bft
NW
11°C
1
Tuesday
24 may
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13°C
7°C
0.1 mm
20%
5 Bft
WNW
11°C
7
Wednesday
25 may
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13°C
8°C
1.4 mm
40%
8 Bft
WSW
11°C
6
Thursday
26 may
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12°C
6°C
1.5 mm
45%
7 Bft
W
11°C
7
Friday
27 may
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15°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
WNW
11°C
7


Climate Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Northern Ireland is 12° degrees and there is about 553 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 100 days a year with an average humidity of 88% and an UV-index of 3.

Northern Ireland

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 6 7 9 11 14 16 17 17 15 13 9 7
Night temp. (°C) 2 2 3 4 7 9 11 11 9 8 5 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 42 39 48 34 36 51 55 54 36 48 60 50
Days with rain 15 15 17 17 18 19 24 26 17 17 18 16
Days with snow 3 3 2 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 13 10 12 13 13 11 7 5 13 14 12 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 4 6 6 7 6 5 5 3 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 2 2

Climate data from city: Belfast

Northern Ireland weather by month

What is the average Northern Ireland weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland lies in a straight line about 5,058 km from United States (New York → Belfast). By car the distance is 738 km. You are on your way 9 hours and 50 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Northern Ireland?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Northern Ireland is approximately 11 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Northern Ireland?

These are the largest airports in Northern Ireland:

Airports on the well-known islands of Northern Ireland:

How many inhabitants are there in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland has approximately 1,810,862 inhabitants.

How big is Northern Ireland?

The area of Northern Ireland is around 13,843 km². It is 18x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Northern Ireland?

The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast.

What is the currency of Northern Ireland?

In Northern Ireland the Pound sterling (GBP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 May 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 0.75 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 1.33 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 75.44 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 132.55 US dollar

What is the area code of Northern Ireland?

The area code to call Northern Ireland is +44.