Average weather in December in Donegal (Donegal County), Ireland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Donegal in December is 2.4°C (36.32°F). The amount of rain in December is normal with an average of 88mm (3.5in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 8.0°C (46.4°F). You will hardly see any sun with 39 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Donegal should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period.

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

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 36 °F
Max Temperature 46 °F
Chance of Rain 50%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 39

Where to stay in Donegal

What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Donegal (Donegal County)

MON Dec 06
42°F | 35°F

Heavy rain

TUE Dec 07
42°F | 34°F

Heavy rain

WED Dec 08
45°F | 40°F

Moderate rain

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