Aran Islands, Ireland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Aran Islands, Ireland? If you're planning to go to Aran Islands, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Aran Islands, Ireland

Based on the climate and weather in Aran Islands, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Aran Islands, Ireland by month

January

January in Aran Islands is brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

February

In February, Aran Islands is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Aran Islands, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

March

March in Aran Islands can be brisk and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

April

If you visit Aran Islands during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses

May

May is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

June

In June, Aran Islands is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Aran Islands, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

July

In July, Aran Islands is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Aran Islands, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Rain coat

August

In August, Aran Islands can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Aran Islands, with most of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat

September

September in Aran Islands can be chilly and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

October

October in Aran Islands is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

November

Traveling to Aran Islands in November, you will notice that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans

December

Traveling to Aran Islands in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Aran Islands, Ireland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Aran Islands, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Aran Islands

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