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

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

When to go to County Kilkenny, Ireland

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

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

January

In January, County Kilkenny is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for County Kilkenny, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in County Kilkenny during February, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s 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 and snow sometimes. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in County Kilkenny during March, you are likely to find that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in County Kilkenny is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in County Kilkenny is cool 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in County Kilkenny during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in County Kilkenny is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to County Kilkenny in September, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in County Kilkenny is relatively cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit County Kilkenny during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to County Kilkenny in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for County Kilkenny, Ireland

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

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