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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Dublin in May is 6.0°C (42.8°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 55mm (2.2in). The average maximum temperature lies around 14.0°C (57.2°F). With a water temperature of around 9.0°C (48.2°F), this is not the best month to swim. You will see the sun occasionally during this month, it has 188 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? 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.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 6 °C
Max Temperature 14 °C
Water Temperature 9 °C
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 55mm
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 188

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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