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, here 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January for County Donegal is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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February

February here can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

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

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April

April in County Donegal is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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May

In May, County Donegal is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for County Donegal, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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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 for County Donegal is crisp 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

If you visit County Donegal during August, you will probably find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

If you visit County Donegal during September, you might notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

October in County Donegal is cool and very 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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November

November in this region can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December for County Donegal can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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