World Weather & Climate Information

Climate and average weather in Ireland

Ireland enjoys a temperate maritime climate, due mainly to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and the presence of the Gulf Stream. Summers are warm, while temperatures during winter are much cooler. Spring and autumn are very mild, with rainfall expected all year round. In winter average temperatures are around 0 degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit). Typical winter weather in Ireland is clouds and rain with the occasional sunny spell. Some years Ireland is struck by a heatwave during summer.

Interested in more detailed information on the Weather and Climate in Ireland?

Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Islands of Ireland

Regions in Ireland

Popular places in Ireland

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