Average weather and climate in Ireland
Ireland enjoys a temperate maritime climate, due mainly to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and the presence of the Gulf Stream. Summers are warm, while temperatures during winter are much cooler. Spring and autumn are very mild, with rainfall expected all year round. In winter average temperatures are around 0 degrees Celcius (32 degrees Fahrenheit). Typical winter weather in Ireland is clouds and rain with the occasional sunny spell. Some years Ireland is struck by a heatwave during summer.
Interested in the more detailed Weather and Climate of Ireland?
Please select a city in or below the map you wish to travel to or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year