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Achill Sound weather in May (Mayo, Ireland)

Curious about the May weather in Achill Sound? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Achill Sound typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 15°C, while night temperatures can drop to 9°C.

Achill Sound in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 92 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Rain is expected on roughly 19 days.

The city usually sees around 193 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, May is a great time to visit. May, June, July and August generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Achill Sound climate page with graphs.

 

Achill Sound, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 15°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 62%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 92 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 19 days  
HumidityHumidity 74% *  
SunshineSunshine 193 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 44% *  
* Data from: Belmullet, Ireland (34 KM, 21 Miles).

Where to go in Ireland in May

Find out more about the weather in Ireland and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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