Buncrana, Northern Ireland, Ireland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Buncrana, Northern Ireland, Ireland

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

What to wear/what to pack for Buncrana, Northern Ireland, Ireland by month

January

In January, Buncrana can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Buncrana, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Buncrana during February, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Buncrana in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Buncrana is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

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

May

May in Buncrana is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

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

June

June in Buncrana is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

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

July

In July, Buncrana is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Buncrana, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Buncrana during August, you are likely to find that it is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% 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:

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

September

If you vacation in Buncrana during September, you are likely to find that it is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% 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:

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

October

October in Buncrana can be chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Buncrana in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Buncrana in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Buncrana, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Buncrana, 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 Buncrana
  • Appropriate museum wear

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