Weather in Ireland in december 2021

Below, you have access to the weather forecast for december for most popular cities in Ireland. These forecasts are statistics for the month of december from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.



Where to go in Ireland in december?

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Where should you go in Ireland in december when it comes to the weather?

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The climate in Ireland in december ranges from bad to very bad depending on the region and city.

With temperatures rarely exceeding 10° C even at the best time of the day, very mild temperatures produce an unsuitable atmosphere for outdoor tourist activities. In addition to the cold, one must also expect many rainy days. The rains are equally primary in qualifying the weather in Ireland throughout December - which is far from ideal.

The Irish East Coast throughout December

Throughout the month, the sunny days alternate with rather humid ones and are characterized by frequent showers as well as grey skies due to the thick blanketing of clouds. We can also note the many days of cloudy skies however are advantaged of being light. As a result, the climatic conditions in the east of the country are relatively mild despite the mild temperatures.

Northern and Western Ireland throughout December

In the north of the country, the humidity is more pronounced - which explains why the rainy days including those punctuated by passing showers as well as those with intense rains, are numerous. As a result, the beautiful sunny days give way to those with light clouds. In other words, this means that the weather throughout December in Ireland is unattractive.

Central Ireland throughout December

It is in the center of Ireland that very low temperatures are expected, oscillating between 2° C and 5° C - confirming the installation of the cold. However, snowfall is still rare and instead, one can enjoy partially sunny days. In fact, the humidity, failing to produce abundant showers, favor the cloud formations which are characteristic of the climate throughout December in Ireland.

South West Ireland throughout December

The atmosphere in the southwest of the country is rather mild, however requires wearing warm clothes. Temperatures can often exceed 10° C, relatively high compared to the rest of the country. On the other hand, the humidity is at its highest - which explains the abundance of rain that manifested through many rainy days.




Climate in Ireland in december

Climate in Dublin in december

In december, maximum temperature is 49°F and minimum temperature is 43°F (for an average temperature of 45°F). The climate is quite more than very fresh there in this month. Do not forget to take with you warm clothes! With 1.3in over 7 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your journey. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad weather, december is not the best time to go in this locality.

December
Average temperature 45°F
Highest temperature 49°F
Lowest temperature 43°F
Sea temperature 53°F
Rainfall 1.3in
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(21%)
Humidity 88%
Daily sunshine hours 6
Cloud cover 55%
Length of day 07:32
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more information about the climate in Dublin in december

Climate in Cork in december

In december, the mean temperature in Cork is 47°F (maximum temperature is 49°F and minimum temperature is 45°F). The climate is quite cool there in this month, but it is endurable when dressing hot. With 2.3in over 10 days, rainfall can happen throughout your journey. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.
With an unfavorable weather, december is not the best time to go in that area in Ireland.

December
Average temperature 47°F
Highest temperature 49°F
Lowest temperature 45°F
Sea temperature 53°F
Rainfall 2.3in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 90%
Daily sunshine hours 6
Cloud cover 59%
Length of day 07:48
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more information about the climate in Cork in december

Climate in Galway in december

In december, maximum temperature is 49°F and minimum temperature is 43°F (for an average temperature of 45°F). The climate is rather more than very fresh in this location in the month of december. Plan to cover you well! With 2.6in over 14 days, rainfall can happen for your stay. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.

December
Average temperature 45°F
Highest temperature 49°F
Lowest temperature 43°F
Sea temperature 52°F
Rainfall 2.6in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(47%)
Humidity 90%
Daily sunshine hours 6
Cloud cover 65%
Length of day 07:33
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more information about the climate in Galway in december

Climate in Achill Island in december

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 50°F and minimum temperature is 49°F (for an average temperature of 50°F). The climate is relatively fresh around this city in this month, but it is livable by dressing warm. With 9.2in over 23 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your holidays. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a bad weather, the month of december is not the best time to go in Achill Island in Ireland.

December
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 50°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Sea temperature 52°F
Rainfall 9.2in
Number of days with rainfall 23 day(s)
(74%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 6
Cloud cover 66%
Length of day 07:25
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more information about the climate in Achill Island in december

Climate in Aran Islands in december

In december, the mean temperature in Aran Islands is 49°F (maximum temperature is 50°F and minimum temperature is 45°F). The climate is quite cold in this city in december, but it is liveable by dressing warm. With 9.9in over 22 days, you will suffer the rain for your vacations. Consider to pack adapted clothes.
With a bad climate, december is not recommended month to go in that area.

December
Average temperature 49°F
Highest temperature 50°F
Lowest temperature 45°F
Sea temperature 52°F
Rainfall 9.9in
Number of days with rainfall 22 day(s)
(72%)
Humidity 86%
Daily sunshine hours 6
Cloud cover 64%
Length of day 07:35
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more information about the climate in Aran Islands in december


All cities in Ireland in december

Dublin in decemberbad weather
Cork in decemberbad weather
Galway in decemberbad weather
Achill Island in decemberbad weather
Aran Islands in decemberbad weather
Ardmore in decemberbad weather
Ballycastle in decemberbad weather
Belmullet in decemberbad weather
Birr in decembervery bad weather
Bundoran in decembervery bad weather
Burren National Park in decemberbad weather
Cashel in decembervery bad weather
Castletownbere in decemberbad weather
Connemara National Park in decembervery bad weather
Dalkey Island in decemberbad weather
Derrybeg in decembervery bad weather
Donegal in decembervery bad weather
Dunfanaghy in decembervery bad weather
Dungloe in decembervery bad weather
Cliffs of Moher in decemberbad weather
Gleann Cholm Cille in decembervery bad weather
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Weather data for Ireland in december:

Weather data for Ireland in december is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Ireland. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Ireland can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Ireland.


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