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

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Traveling to Glengarriff, Ireland? If you're planning to go to Glengarriff, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Glengarriff, Ireland

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

Important essentials for Glengarriff, Ireland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • 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

Activities for Glengarriff, Ireland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Glengarriff.

If you go to Ilnacullin Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Glengarriff.

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

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January

If you go to Glengarriff in January, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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February

Traveling to Glengarriff in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Glengarriff can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than 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 once in a while.

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April

If you visit Glengarriff during April, you may find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 a bit less than half of the time. There is frost sometimes.

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May

May in Glengarriff is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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June

In June, Glengarriff can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Glengarriff, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

July in Glengarriff is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

In August, Glengarriff can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Glengarriff, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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September

September is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you go to Glengarriff in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Glengarriff is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost sometimes.

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December

December in Glengarriff can be 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost about a third of the time.

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