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

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Traveling to Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Cookstown, below 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 Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cookstown, 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


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit Cookstown during January, you might find that it is brisk and very 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 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February in Cookstown can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains about half of the time.

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March

March in Cookstown is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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April

In April, Cookstown can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Cookstown, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost occasionally.

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May

If you are traveling to Cookstown in May, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

June in Cookstown is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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July

July can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Cookstown is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Cookstown, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in Cookstown can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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October

October in Cookstown can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

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November

November in Cookstown is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December in Cookstown is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

If you are planning to check out the charming Ardboe Old Cross and St. Colman’s Abbey, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

Castle hopping? For Killymoon Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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