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

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Traveling to Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Carrickfergus, we've got 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 Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

If you go to Carrickfergus Castle, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Carrickfergus.

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

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    January

    In January, Carrickfergus is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Carrickfergus, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about a third of the time.

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    February

    February is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    March

    March here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains about half of the time.

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    April

    If you are traveling to Carrickfergus in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    May

    Traveling to Carrickfergus in May, you will notice that it is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    June

    June can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    July

    In July, Carrickfergus is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Carrickfergus, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    August

    In August, Carrickfergus is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Carrickfergus, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    September

    Traveling to Carrickfergus in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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    October

    October is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    November

    In November, Carrickfergus is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Carrickfergus, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost sometimes.

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    December

    December in Carrickfergus is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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