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

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Traveling to Waterford, Ireland? If you're planning to go to Waterford, the following is 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 Waterford, Ireland

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

Important essentials for Waterford, Ireland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Waterford, 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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can 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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you vacation in Waterford during January, you may notice that it is brisk. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you are traveling to Waterford in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March for Waterford is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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April

If you vacation in Waterford during April, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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May

May in Waterford is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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June

Traveling to Waterford in June, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you vacation in Waterford during July, you may notice that it is mild. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you visit Waterford during August, you might notice that it is balmy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

September in Waterford is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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October

October in Waterford is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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November

November in Waterford can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Waterford can be very chilly and somewhat 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 Waterford, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Waterford, Ireland

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

If you go to Mount Congreve Gardens, you will 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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you go to the Medieval Museum: Treasures of Medieval Waterford, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Bishop's Palace: Treasures of Georgian Waterford, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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