Ireland in may: average Weather, Temperature and Climate, Where to go?

How are weather conditions in Ireland in may? Is it the best time to go to Galway and Limerick? Check this with weather averages and our opinion here.

Weather in Ireland in may 2019

Below, you have access to the weather forecast for the month of may for most popular cities in Ireland. These datas are probabilities for may from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in may in Dublin

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Clear/Sunny

22%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

19%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Clear/Sunny

23%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

14%

More information about the weather in Dublin in may

Average weather in may in Cork

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
25% of time

Clear/Sunny

18%

Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny

17%

Cloudy

14%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
45% of time

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

15%

More information about the weather in Cork in may

Average weather in may in Galway

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

17%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
45% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Cloudy

16%

Clear/Sunny

13%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Galway in may

Average weather in may in Birr

bad weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

FogFog
26% of time

Cloudy

18%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
52% of time

Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

13%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Clear/Sunny

15%

Heavy rain

13%

Partly Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Birr in may

Average weather in may in Cashel

bad weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

FogFog
32% of time

Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

13%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Clear/Sunny

13%

Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

12%

More information about the weather in Cashel in may

Average weather in may in Donegal

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Cloudy

19%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
51% of time

Clear/Sunny

15%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
52% of time

Clear/Sunny

17%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Donegal in may

Average weather in may in Kilkenny

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

FogFog
28% of time

Cloudy

17%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

15%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
50% of time

Heavy rain

14%

Clear/Sunny

14%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
52% of time

Clear/Sunny

16%

Heavy rain

13%

Partly Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Kilkenny in may

Average weather in may in Killarney

bad weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

FogFog
25% of time

Moderate rain at times

21%

Cloudy

19%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
50% of time

Cloudy

15%

Heavy rain

15%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
43% of time

Heavy rain

18%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Clear/Sunny

14%

More information about the weather in Killarney in may

Average weather in may in Limerick

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

FogFog
29% of time

Cloudy

17%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
55% of time

Cloudy

14%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
54% of time

Clear/Sunny

14%

Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

10%

More information about the weather in Limerick in may

Average weather in may in Malin Head

bad weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Malin Head in may

Average weather in may in Rosslare

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
28% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Clear/Sunny

25%

Cloudy

14%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

24%

Cloudy

16%

More information about the weather in Rosslare in may

Average weather in may in Shannon

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

FogFog
22% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Weather at 1pm
15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
50% of time

Cloudy

17%

Clear/Sunny

14%

Heavy rain

11%

Weather at 7pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
54% of time

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Shannon in may

Average weather in may in Valentia

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Cloudy

18%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

18%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

22%

Cloudy

17%

More information about the weather in Valentia in may

Average weather in may in Arklow

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
27% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

19%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Arklow in may

Average weather in may in Athlone

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

FogFog
22% of time

Moderate rain at times

20%

Cloudy

17%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

12%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Clear/Sunny

15%

Cloudy

13%

Partly Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Athlone in may

Average weather in may in Balbriggan

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny

22%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

19%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
36% of time

Clear/Sunny

23%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

14%

More information about the weather in Balbriggan in may

Average weather in may in Ballaghaderreen

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
20% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Fog

18%

Cloudy

17%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
55% of time

Heavy rain

13%

Cloudy

13%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
56% of time

Clear/Sunny

13%

Cloudy

12%

Partly Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Ballaghaderreen in may

Average weather in may in Ballina

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
20% of time

Cloudy

20%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
50% of time

Clear/Sunny

14%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Cloudy

15%

Clear/Sunny

14%

More information about the weather in Ballina in may

Average weather in may in Ballinrobe

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
20% of time

Cloudy

20%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
50% of time

Clear/Sunny

14%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
48% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Cloudy

15%

Clear/Sunny

14%

More information about the weather in Ballinrobe in may

Average weather in may in Ballybofey

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

FogFog
21% of time

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
14°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
51% of time

Clear/Sunny

15%

Heavy rain

12%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
56% of time

Clear/Sunny

16%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Ballybofey in may

Average weather in may in Ballyshannon

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
49% of time

Clear/Sunny

15%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

13%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
52% of time

Clear/Sunny

17%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Ballyshannon in may

Average weather in may in Bray

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
29% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Cloudy

15%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

12%

More information about the weather in Bray in may

Weather details in may

Rainfall increases in both frequency and intensity during the month of May. Despite the rise in temperatures, the climatic conditions of all the localities remain barely favorable. However, compared to the previous month - the climate throughout May in Ireland is slowly improving.

May in Malin Head and Northern Ireland

If visiting the north, expect to have showers that can occur at any time. However, as they last only a few hours - this provides time to enjoy the cloud thinnings to discover the region in all its splendor.

May in Birr and central Ireland

Misty, cold and wet, the days are disadvantaged by a weather in Ireland throughout May that is somewhat capricious. If travelling to Birr, wear both waterproof and warm clothing that can provide a comfortable fit.

May in Dublin and the East Coast of Ireland

The rise in temperatures in the middle of the day will allow to feel a little freshness and especially that with the cloud thinnings, it is possible to have a beautiful sunshine. However, due to the abundance of precipitation, prepare to have showers at the end of the day.

May in Valentia and the South-west Coast of Ireland

Weather conditions in Valentia are characterized by the presence of showers. Even if the temperatures are rising slightly, the freshness is still present.



Organised tours and trips in Ireland in may


Where to go in Ireland in may?

Where to go in Ireland in may: destination map

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

Remember:
The climate in Ireland in may ranges from tolerable to bad depending on the region and city.

warning in may the weather varied depending on the city and regions of the country.

That month is not the best month to visit Ireland. The weather in Shannon, Galway, Limerick, Kilkenny, Dublin and Cork is quite correct. The sun is not there all the time and you may be faced the rain frequently. However, if you don't plan a beach and relaxation travel in Ireland but rather discovery of heritage or a trek, this climate may be enough. In addition, there are surely fewer tourists at this time.

But it gets worse: in Birr, Valentia, Cashel, Rosslare, Malin Head, Killarney and Donegal and surrounding areas where the climate is even worse. We really do not recommend you to travel to these areas this month.


Climate in Ireland in may

Climate in Dublin in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 9°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is fairly cold around this city in the month of may, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 80mm over 15 days, you will experience some showers throughout your stay. But this is reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With proper weather, may is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in that area.

May
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 9°C
Sea temperature 10.5°C
Rainfall 80mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(48%)
Humidity 91%
Cloud cover 52%
Length of day 15:53
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Dublin in May

Climate in Cork in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 14°C and minimum temperature is 9°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is quite cool in this location in this month, but it is tolerable by dressing cosy. With 94mm over 17 days, rain may occur for your vacations. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a correct climate, the month of may is okay (but not good month) for traveling in Cork.

May
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 14°C
Lowest temperature 9°C
Sea temperature 11.8°C
Rainfall 94mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(54%)
Humidity 93%
Cloud cover 58%
Length of day 15:40
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Cork in May

Climate in Galway in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 15°C and minimum temperature is 9°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is rather fresh around this city in the month of may, but it is tolerable by dressing hot. With 107mm over 19 days, you will experience some showers for your stay. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.
With proper weather, the month of may is okay (but not good month) for traveling in this locality.

May
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 15°C
Lowest temperature 9°C
Sea temperature 11.5°C
Rainfall 107mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(62%)
Humidity 92%
Cloud cover 60%
Length of day 15:53
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Galway in May

Climate in Birr in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 15°C and minimum temperature is 8°C (for an average temperature of 12°C). The climate is quite fresh in this location in may, but it is bearable when dressing cosy. With 103mm over 19 days, rain may occur throughout your journey. But this is moderate and it will not be continuous.
With an unfavorable weather, may is not the best time to go there.

May
Average temperature 12°C
Highest temperature 15°C
Lowest temperature 8°C
Rainfall 103mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(62%)
Humidity 95%
Cloud cover 66%
Length of day 15:51
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Birr in May

Climate in Cashel in May

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 15°C and minimum temperature is 8°C (for an average temperature of 11°C). The climate is rather fresh in this location in may, but it is bearable when dressing cosy. With 99mm over 19 days, rainfall can happen for your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With an unfavorable weather, may is not recommended month to go in this locality.

May
Average temperature 11°C
Highest temperature 15°C
Lowest temperature 8°C
Rainfall 99mm
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(62%)
Humidity 96%
Cloud cover 68%
Length of day 15:45
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Cashel in May

All cities in Ireland in may

Dublin in maytolerable weather
Cork in maytolerable weather
Galway in maytolerable weather
Birr in maybad weather
Cashel in maybad weather
Donegal in maytolerable weather
Kilkenny in maytolerable weather
Killarney in maybad weather
Limerick in maytolerable weather
Malin Head in maybad weather
Rosslare in maytolerable weather
Shannon in maytolerable weather
Valentia in maytolerable weather
Arklow in maytolerable weather
Athlone in maytolerable weather
Balbriggan in maytolerable weather
Ballaghaderreen in maytolerable weather
Ballina in maytolerable weather
Ballinrobe in maytolerable weather
Ballybofey in maytolerable weather
Ballyshannon in maytolerable weather
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Weather data for Ireland in may:

Weather data for Ireland in may 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 of year to visit Ireland.


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