Athlone, Ireland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Athlone, Ireland? If you're planning to go to Athlone, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Athlone, Ireland

Based on the climate and weather in Athlone, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Athlone, Ireland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • N95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Athlone, Ireland by month

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January

January in Athlone can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Athlone can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Athlone can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains once in a while.

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April

If you go to Athlone in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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May

May in Athlone is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average. There is frost regularly.

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June

If you visit Athlone during June, you might notice that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 once in a while.

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July

If you are traveling to Athlone in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August in Athlone is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September in Athlone is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Athlone is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

If you go to Athlone in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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December

December in Athlone is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost about half of the time.

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Activities for Athlone, Ireland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Athlone.

If you plan to see the beautiful Church of St Peter & Paul, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

Castle hopping? For Athlone Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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