When is the best time to go to Clifden

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Clifden, Ireland. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Clifden weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Clifden are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Clifden January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 137mm 1.7hrs 9.5hrs 10°C

The weather in January in Clifden is characteristically cool and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Clifden for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Clifden and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (47°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Clifden with around 137mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in January »

February

Clifden February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 85mm 2.6hrs 11.1hrs 10°C

February in Clifden is generally a little damp with the temperature being cool.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Clifden.

February is in the winter in Clifden and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Clifden with around 85mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in February »

March

Clifden March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 94mm 3.5hrs 12.9hrs 10°C

The weather in March in Clifden is characteristically cool and a little damp.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Clifden.

March is in the spring in Clifden and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Clifden with around 94mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in March »

April

Clifden April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 66mm 5.5hrs 15.2hrs 10°C

Clifden's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Clifden, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Clifden and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Clifden with around 66mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in April »

May

Clifden May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 76mm 6.4hrs 17.3hrs 11°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Clifden and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Clifden, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Clifden and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (58°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Clifden with around 76mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in May »

June

Clifden June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 69mm 5.6hrs 9.5hrs 13°C

Clifden's weather in June is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Clifden, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Clifden and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 16°C (62°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Clifden with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in June »

July

Clifden July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 71mm 4.7hrs 11.1hrs 15°C

July in Clifden is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Clifden, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Clifden and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Clifden with around 71mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in July »

August

Clifden August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 97mm 4.9hrs 12.9hrs 15°C

The weather in August in Clifden is characteristically mild and a little damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Clifden, with some very good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Clifden and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Clifden with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in August »

September

Clifden September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 116mm 3.9hrs 15.2hrs 15°C

Clifden's weather in September is typically mild and damp in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Clifden, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Clifden and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Clifden with around 116mm 4.6 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in September »

October

Clifden October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
12°C 131mm 2.9hrs 17.3hrs 13°C

October is a wet month in Clifden and the temperature is generally mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Clifden for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Clifden and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Clifden with around 131mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in October »

November

Clifden November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 136mm 2hrs 9.5hrs 12°C

The climate in Clifden during November can be summarized as cool and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Clifden for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Clifden and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (51°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Clifden with around 136mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in November »

December

Clifden December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 124mm 1.4hrs 11.1hrs 11°C

December in Clifden is generally wet with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Clifden for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Clifden and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (49°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Clifden with around 124mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Clifden weather in December »

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Clifden weather stats

Clifden weather statistics
Hottest month: July 17.5°C 63.5°F
Driest month: April 66mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: May 6.4hrs
Coldest month: January 8.3°C 46.9°F
Wettest month: January 137mm 5.4ins
Warmest sea: August 15.4°C 59.7°F
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