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

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

When to go to Dublin, Ireland

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

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

January

In January, Dublin can be very chilly 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 Dublin, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

There is frost about half of the time. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Dublin can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s 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 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Dublin in April, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Dublin is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Dublin in June, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Dublin in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Dublin in September, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Dublin during October, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Dublin in November, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Dublin in December, you will notice that it can be brisk 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dublin, 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 Dublin
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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