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

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

When to go to Glendalough, Ireland

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

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

January

In January, Glendalough can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Glendalough, 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:

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

February

February in Glendalough is brisk and somewhat 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Glendalough can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Glendalough in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Glendalough during May, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat 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 60 and 70% during the day.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Glendalough is relatively 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:

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

July

If you visit Glendalough during July, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s 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:

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

August

In August, Glendalough is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Glendalough, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Glendalough during September, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool 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 high 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Glendalough is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Glendalough, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Glendalough during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk 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 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Glendalough in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat 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:

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

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

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

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