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

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Traveling to Swords, Ireland? If you're planning to go to Swords, I'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 Swords, Ireland

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

Important essentials for Swords, Ireland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Swords is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average. There is frost about half of the time.

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February

February in Swords is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost about half of the time.

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March

In March, Swords is pretty cool and very 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 Swords, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost regularly.

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April

In April, Swords is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Swords, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Swords is chilly and somewhat 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

If you go to Swords in June, you will notice that it is chilly 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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July

In July, Swords is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Swords, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

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

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September

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

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October

In October, Swords is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Swords, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost once in a while.

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November

Traveling to Swords in November, 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.

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December

If you are traveling to Swords in December, 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 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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Activities for Swords, Ireland

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

If you intend to go to the lovely St. Columba’s Church, Belfry & Round Tower, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

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

Castle hopping? For Swords Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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