County Donegal, Ireland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to County Donegal, Ireland? If you're planning to go to County Donegal, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 County Donegal, Ireland

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

Important essentials for County Donegal, Ireland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel insurance

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for County Donegal, Ireland by month

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January

If you visit County Donegal during January, you will probably notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to County Donegal in February, you will notice that it is 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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March

Traveling to County Donegal in March, 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 high 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you vacation in County Donegal during April, you might find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you visit County Donegal during May, you may notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

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

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July

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

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August

In August, County Donegal is cool 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 County Donegal, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in County Donegal is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October here is cool and very 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

If you vacation in County Donegal during November, you will probably see that it can be 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 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

December in County Donegal can be brisk and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

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