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

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

When to go to Cobh, Ireland

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

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

January

If you vacation in Cobh during January, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. 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 80 and 90% during the day.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Cobh can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Cobh during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. 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). 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. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Cobh during May, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Cobh is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Cobh is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Cobh during September, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Cobh is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). 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
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

November

November here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Cobh is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cobh, Ireland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cobh, 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 Cobh
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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