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Dun Laoghaire weather in December (Dublin County, Ireland)

Planning a trip to Dun Laoghaire in December? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In December, Dun Laoghaire typically experiences low temperatures and moderate rainfall. December is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 10°C, while night temperatures can drop to 5°C.

Precipitation

Dun Laoghaire in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 88 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 17 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 51 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Dun Laoghaire. July 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 Dun Laoghaire climate page with graphs.

 

Dun Laoghaire, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 5°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 10°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 11°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 58%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 88 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 83% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 22 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 51 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 23% *  
* Data from: Dublin, Ireland (17 KM, 10 Miles).

Where to go in Ireland in December

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?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature. With a water temperature of around 11°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

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