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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

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

Contents

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 Howth, Ireland

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

Important essentials for Howth, Ireland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Howth is brisk and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Howth during February, you are likely to see that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 once in a while. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Howth in March, you will notice that it is 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Howth can be brisk and somewhat 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 60% to 70% range on average. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Howth in May, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Howth is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you vacation in Howth during August, you may notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 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:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September for Howth is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Howth during October, you are likely to find that it is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Howth can be very chilly 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 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Howth is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Howth, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to visit the must-see Howth Abbey, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the National Transport Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Howth, Ireland

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, Bowen, Queensland, Australia, Jimbaran, Indonesia, Spalding, England, United Kingdom, Medellín, Colombia, Toms River, New Jersey, United States of America, Gir Forest National Park, India, Warragul, Victoria, Australia, Meghalaya, India, Macerata, Italy, and Lübbecke, Germany.