Climate in Donegal (Donegal County), Ireland

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Weather data from: Derry, Ireland (63 KM, 39 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Weather Forecasts for Donegal (Donegal County)

MON Dec 06
6°C | 2°C

Heavy rain

TUE Dec 07
5°C | 1°C

Heavy rain

WED Dec 08
7°C | 5°C

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Donegal in Ireland

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • The months of January, October, November and December have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 19°C (66°F).
  • The coldest month is February with an average maximum temperature of 8°C (46°F).
  • October is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • May is the driest month.
  • May is the most sunny month.
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