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Tralee weather in January (Kerry, Ireland)

Looking to travel to Tralee in January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In January, Tralee generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. January 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. During this period, the city experiences its coolest temperatures annually.

Tralee in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 115 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 23 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 44 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Tralee. June, July and September typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Tralee, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 4°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 10°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 78%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 115 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 23 days  
HumidityHumidity 78% *  
SunshineSunshine 44 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 19% *  
* Data from: Valentia, Ireland (52 KM, 32 Miles).

Where to go in Ireland in January

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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