Average weather in August in Dublin (Dublin County), Ireland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Dublin in August is 11.4°C (52.52°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 71mm (2.8in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 19.0°C (66.2°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 157 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Dublin should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. With a water temperature of around 14.8°C (58.64°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 11 °C
Max Temperature 19 °C
Water Temperature 14 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 71mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 157

Where to stay in Dublin

Where to go in Ireland in August

Find out more about the weather in Ireland in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Dublin (Dublin County)

MON Aug 08
25°C | 10°C
Sunny

Sunny

TUE Aug 09
25°C | 12°C
Sunny

Sunny

WED Aug 10
28°C | 11°C
Sunny

Sunny

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