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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Dublin in May is 7.0°C (44.6°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 55mm (2.2in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 15.0°C (59°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 188 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on bringing some warm cloths, but also take a few t-shirts just in case it gets warmer. With a water temperature of around 10.4°C (50.72°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 44 °F
Max Temperature 59 °F
Water Temperature 50 °F
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 188

 

Where to stay in Dublin

Where to go in Ireland in May

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Dublin (Dublin County)

THU   Oct 06
62°F | 48°F
SW 19 mph
0.00 in
Overcast

Overcast

FRI   Oct 07
57°F | 47°F
WSW 19 mph
0.09 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT   Oct 08
58°F | 43°F
SW 13 mph
0.00 in
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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