When is the best time to go to Gaillimh

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Gaillimh, 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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Gaillimh weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Gaillimh 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

Gaillimh January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
7°C 107mm 1.8hrs 9.5hrs 10°C

Cool and damp weather often prevails in Gaillimh during the month of January

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

January is in the winter in Gaillimh and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 107mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a 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 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in January »

February

Gaillimh February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
7°C 75mm 2.5hrs 11.1hrs 10°C

February in Gaillimh is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

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

February is in the winter in Gaillimh and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 8°C (47°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 75mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in February »

March

Gaillimh March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 77mm 3.4hrs 12.9hrs 10°C

The weather in March in Gaillimh is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

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

March is in the spring in Gaillimh and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 77mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 3.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in March »

April

Gaillimh April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 61mm 5.1hrs 15.2hrs 10°C

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

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

April is in the spring in Gaillimh and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 61mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in April »

May

Gaillimh May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 71mm 5.9hrs 17.2hrs 11°C

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

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

May is in the spring in Gaillimh and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 71mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in May »

June

Gaillimh June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 67mm 5.4hrs 9.5hrs 13°C

Mild and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Gaillimh during the month of June

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

June is in the summer in Gaillimh and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 67mm 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 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in June »

July

Gaillimh July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 69mm 4.6hrs 11.1hrs 15°C

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

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

July is in the summer in Gaillimh and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in July »

August

Gaillimh August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 90mm 4.5hrs 12.9hrs 15°C

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

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

August is in the summer in Gaillimh and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 90mm 3.6 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 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in August »

September

Gaillimh September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 104mm 3.7hrs 15.2hrs 15°C

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Gaillimh and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 104mm 4.1 inches of rain making it a 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 3.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in September »

October

Gaillimh October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 114mm 2.8hrs 17.2hrs 13°C

October is a damp month in Gaillimh and the temperature is generally mild.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Gaillimh and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 114mm 4.5 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 2.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in October »

November

Gaillimh November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 117mm 2.2hrs 9.5hrs 12°C

The weather in November in Gaillimh is characteristically cool and damp.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Gaillimh and is typically the 2nd warmest 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 November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 117mm 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 2.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in November »

December

Gaillimh December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 113mm 1.5hrs 11.1hrs 11°C

December in Gaillimh is generally damp with the temperature being cool.

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

December is in the winter in Gaillimh and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Gaillimh with around 113mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a 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 1.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Gaillimh weather in December »

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Gaillimh weather stats

Gaillimh weather statistics
Hottest month: July 18.7°C 65.7°F
Driest month: April 61mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: May 5.9hrs
Coldest month: January 7.8°C 46°F
Wettest month: November 117mm 4.6ins
Warmest sea: August 15.4°C 59.7°F
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