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

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Traveling to Southeast Ireland, Ireland? If you're planning to go to Southeast Ireland, we've got 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 Southeast Ireland, Ireland

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

Important essentials for Southeast Ireland, Ireland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • 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 Southeast Ireland, Ireland

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

If you are intending to go to the lovely Jerpoint Abbey, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

Castle hopping? For Kilkenny Castle, take:

Going to Dunmore Caves? You'll need:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Southeast Ireland.

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

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January

If you vacation in Southeast Ireland during January, you might find that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 two thirds of the time.

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February

If you go to Southeast Ireland in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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March

Traveling to Southeast Ireland in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly 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 half of the time.

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April

April in Southeast Ireland is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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 about half of the time.

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May

May for Southeast Ireland is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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June

June 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.

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July

Traveling to Southeast Ireland in July, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you visit Southeast Ireland during August, you might find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s 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.

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September

September in Southeast Ireland is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Southeast Ireland during October, you are likely to notice that it is 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Southeast Ireland can be brisk and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

In December, Southeast Ireland is brisk 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 Southeast Ireland, 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.

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