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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Dublin in December is 3.0°C (37.4°F). The amount of rain in December is normal with an average of 76mm (3.0in). This makes it the wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 12 days. Most people don't tend to visit Dublin during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 8.3°C (46.94°F). You will hardly see any sun with 51 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Dublin 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 11.0°C (51.8°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 Celsius

Min Temperature 37 °F
Max Temperature 46 °F
Water Temperature 51 °F
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 51

Where to stay in Dublin

Where to go in Ireland in December

Find out more about the weather in Ireland in December 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 December.

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

Weather Forecasts for Dublin (Dublin County)

FRI Aug 19
67°F | 53°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT Aug 20
69°F | 54°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN Aug 21
65°F | 50°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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