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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • 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 West Ireland, Ireland

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

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

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January

January is cold and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows sometimes.

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February

If you go to West Ireland in February, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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March

March in West Ireland can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you visit West Ireland during April, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly 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 regularly.

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May

In May, West Ireland is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s 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 May, humidity reaches as high as 70%. There is frost occasionally.

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June

If you visit West Ireland during June, you might see that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 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.

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July

If you visit West Ireland during July, you may see that it is 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 low 50s 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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August

If you visit West Ireland during August, you are likely to see that it is 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 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October in West Ireland is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in West Ireland is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s 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 5-10 days this month.

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December

December here can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains most days and snows occasionally.

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