Average Weather during January in Dublin (Dublin County), Ireland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Dublin in January is 2.4°C (36.32°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 61mm (2.4in). 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 8.0°C (46.4°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 56 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring some warm clothes. With a water temperature of around 9.5°C (49.1°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 2 °C
Max Temperature 8 °C
Water Temperature 9 °C
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 61mm
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 56

Where to stay in Dublin

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
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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