Best time to visit, weather and climate Belfast

Best time to visit Belfast, Northern Ireland

The best time to visit Belfast in Northern Ireland is from june until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Belfast is 17°C in july and the lowest is 7°C in january. The water temperature is between 9°C and 15°C.

The average climate figure for Belfast is an 7,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Belfast has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Belfast 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 Belfast per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
7°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 13°C 9°C 7°C
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Climate Belfast

Belfast has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Belfast 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.


Climate Belfast

 
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 7°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 13°C 9°C 7°C
Night 3°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 6°C 4°C
Water 10°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 12°C
Precip 42
mm
38
mm
44
mm
30
mm
33
mm
42
mm
44
mm
49
mm
34
mm
48
mm
56
mm
48
mm
Rain
days
18 16 17 16 17 18 20 23 16 17 18 16
Snow
days
3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Dry
days
10 10 13 14 14 12 11 8 14 14 11 14
Sun hours
per day
4 4 5 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 4
Wind force
in Bft
4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 2 2 2 3 4 4 3 4 3 3 2 2
 


Climate Belfast january

On average, it is maximum 7° in january in Belfast and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In january there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Belfast and on average, it snows 3 days in january.

Climate Belfast february

On average, it is maximum 7° in february in Belfast and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In february there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Belfast and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate Belfast march

On average, it is maximum 9° in march in Belfast and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In march there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Belfast and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Climate Belfast april

On average, it is maximum 11° in april in Belfast and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In april there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Belfast.

Climate Belfast may

On average, it is maximum 13° in may in Belfast and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In may there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Belfast.

Climate Belfast june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in Belfast and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In june there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Belfast.

Climate Belfast july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Belfast and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In july there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Belfast.

Climate Belfast august

On average, it is maximum 16° in august in Belfast and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In august there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 49 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Belfast.

Climate Belfast september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in Belfast and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In september there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Belfast.

Climate Belfast october

On average, it is maximum 13° in october in Belfast and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Belfast.

Climate Belfast november

On average, it is maximum 9° in november in Belfast and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 13° degrees. In november there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Belfast and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Belfast december

On average, it is maximum 7° in december in Belfast and at least around 4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 12° degrees. In december there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Belfast and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Belfast

The weather for Belfast in Northern Ireland will be around 19° 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 Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
8 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 18°C 10°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 5
Su
9 Aug
Bewolkt 20°C 14°C 14°C 0.1 mm 10% 2m/s 4
Mo
10 Aug
Lichte Regen 18°C 14°C 14°C 15 mm 95% 2m/s 3
Tu
11 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 19°C 10°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 5
We
12 Aug
Bewolkt 19°C 10°C 14°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 2
Th
13 Aug
Broken wolken 19°C 11°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 4
Fr
14 Aug
Broken wolken 19°C 8°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
15 Aug
Broken wolken 18°C 11°C 14°C 0.2 mm 15% 4m/s 4
Su
16 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 20°C 11°C 14°C 0.2 mm 15% 3m/s 5
Mo
17 Aug
Enkele wolken 21°C 10°C 14°C 0.4 mm 10% 1m/s 2
Tu
18 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 21°C 11°C 14°C 0.7 mm 20% 1m/s 2
We
19 Aug
Broken wolken 20°C 11°C 14°C 0.1 mm 10% 2m/s 1
Th
20 Aug
Bewolkt 20°C 12°C 14°C 0.9 mm 50% 2m/s 1
Fr
21 Aug
Bewolkt 17°C 11°C 14°C 1.0 mm 50% 3m/s 1

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  • George Best Belfast City Airport (4 km)
    Belfast
  • Belfast International Airport (19 km)
    Belfast
  • City of Derry Airport (93 km)
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About Belfast

Belfast lies in Northern Ireland in the province Belfast and the population consists of 450.406 inhabitants. If you want to call Belfast you have to use +44 or 0044 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 +445012457809 or 00445012457809.

Belfast is in a straight line at 518 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 1 hour45.

The coordinates of Belfast, Northern Ireland are latitude: 54.6 en longitude: -5.933333

The GPS coordinates are N 54° 36' 0.0000" en W 5° 55' 59.8800"

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Currency Belfast

In Belfast the Pound sterling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Pound sterling (GBP) 8 august 2020

1 Pound sterling = 1,30 United States dollar
100 Pound sterling = 130,44 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,77 Pound sterling
100 United States dollar = 76,67 Pound sterling

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Time difference Belfast

In Belfast it is now 20:26 o’clock in the evening on saturday 8 august 2020. That is 5 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Belfast is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Belfast

No recommended vaccinations are required for Belfast.