Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Portrush, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

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

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom by month

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January

January here can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time.

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February

In February, Portrush is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Portrush, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost sometimes.

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March

March for Portrush is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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April

In April, Portrush can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Portrush, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

If you visit Portrush during May, you might see that it is relatively cool 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Portrush during June, you are likely to notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

If you visit Portrush during July, you might find that it is crisp 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 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you visit Portrush during August, you might 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 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

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

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October

October in Portrush is relatively cool and very 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.

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November

November in Portrush can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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December

December in this region can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains about half of the time.

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Activities for Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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

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