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

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Traveling to West Ireland, Ireland? If you're planning to go to West Ireland, we have 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 West Ireland, Ireland

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

Important essentials for West Ireland, Ireland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

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

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February

In February, West Ireland is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for West Ireland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%. There is frost about half of the time.

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March

If you go to West Ireland in March, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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April

If you vacation in West Ireland during April, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits 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. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in West Ireland can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

In June, West Ireland is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for West Ireland, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

July in West Ireland is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s 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 70% to 80% range on average.

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August

If you vacation in West Ireland during August, you will probably see that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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.

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September

September in West Ireland is crisp and very 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

October in West Ireland is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds 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 occasionally.

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November

If you vacation in West Ireland during November, you are likely to see that it is 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 high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you go to West Ireland in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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Activities for West Ireland, Ireland

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

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