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Downings weather in August (Donegal County, Ireland)

Planning a trip to Downings in August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In August, Downings generally has moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 18°C, while nights can cool down to about 13°C. On average, it has the peak temperatures of the year.

Precipitation

Downings in August usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 128 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 20 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 137 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, August is one of the better months to visit Downings. May and August typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Downings, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 68%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 128 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 20 days  
HumidityHumidity 79% *  
SunshineSunshine 137 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Malin Head, Ireland (36 KM, 22 Miles).

Where to go in Ireland in August

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?

For visitors traveling to Downings, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

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

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