Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Bangor, this is 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 Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom by month

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January

January in Bangor is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows occasionally. There is frost regularly.

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February

If you visit Bangor during February, you might notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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March

March in Bangor is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. There is frost occasionally.

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April

If you are traveling to Bangor in April, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

In May, Bangor can be very chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Bangor, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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June

June in Bangor is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July for Bangor is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Bangor can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bangor, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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September

In September, Bangor is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bangor, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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October

October in Bangor can be brisk and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

Traveling to Bangor in November, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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December

December in Bangor is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains most days.

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Activities for Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

If you intend to see the charming Bangor Abbey, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

Castle hopping? For Bangor Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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