Average weather in December in Cork (County Cork), Ireland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cork in December is 3.0°C (37.4°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 136mm (5.4in). It rains on average a total of 16 days. Most people don't tend to visit Cork during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 8.0°C (46.4°F). You will hardly see any sun with 50 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Cork should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period. With a water temperature of around 10.0°C (50°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in December look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 3 °C
Max Temperature 8 °C
Water Temperature 10 °C
Chance of Rain 53%
Precipitation 136mm
Rainy Days 16
Sunshine Hours 50

Where to stay in Cork

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Weather Forecasts for Cork (County Cork)

SAT Jan 22
7°C | 1°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Jan 23
8°C | 2°C
Overcast

Overcast

MON Jan 24
11°C | 4°C
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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