Dublin weather in January (Dublin County, Ireland)

Most people don't tend to visit Dublin during January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Dublin in January lies at 8.0°C (46.4°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is 2.4°C (36.32°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 61mm (2.4in). It rains an average of 12 days of the month. You will hardly see any sun, with only 56 hours of sunshine during the entire 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.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

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

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 36 °F
Max Temperature 46 °F
Water Temperature 49 °F
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 56

 

Where to stay in Dublin

Where to go in Ireland in January

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Dublin (Dublin County)

SAT   Jan 28
44°F | 38°F
W 8 mph
0.06 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Jan 29
51°F | 37°F
WSW 21 mph
0.05 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON   Jan 30
46°F | 35°F
W 19 mph
0.01 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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