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Headford weather in December (Ireland)

Looking to travel to Headford in December? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In December, Headford generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. December falls within the winter season. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 10°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 4°C.

Precipitation

Headford in December usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 111 mm for the month. With this being the wettest month, keeping an umbrella on hand might save you from getting wet from a sudden shower. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 22 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 35 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Headford. June, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Headford, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 4°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 10°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 74%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 111 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 22 days  
HumidityHumidity 90% *  
SunshineSunshine 35 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 17% *  
* Data from: Claremorris, Ireland (28 KM, 17 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.

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
3/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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