When is the best time to go to Galway?

When is the best time to go to Galway? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months in Galway are May, June, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January, February, August, October, November and December

For full information about the climate and weather in Galway a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 41°F/47°F
February 43°F/49°F
March 45°F/50°F
April 49°F/54°F
May 52°F/58°F
June 58°F/63°F
July 59°F/65°F
August 59°F/65°F
September 56°F/61°F
October 52°F/58°F
November 45°F/50°F
December 43°F/49°F

Weather and climate in Galway

  • In january the climate is the worst possible. In average, on the morning it is 43°F and it rains in january about 2.6in.
  • From february to april the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average and it rains about 1.5in each month.
  • Between may and october the climate is passable, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 58°F°C and it rains about 2.5in each month.
  • In the month of november the climate is bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 47°F and you can expect to have 2.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 49°F°C and it rains about 47% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Galway

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Galway: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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