County Donegal, Ireland Climate

Weather: 14.35°C/57.83°F, Wind SW at 3.19 km/h, 94% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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County Donegal Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 11.84 meters (38.85 feet) above sea level, County Donegal has a Marine west coast, warm summer climate (Classification: Cfb). The city’s yearly temperature is 9.78ºC (49.6ºF) and it is -0.32% lower than Ireland’s averages. County Donegal typically receives about 141.86 millimeters (5.59 inches) of precipitation and has 241.63 rainy days (66.2% of the time) annually.

CountryIreland
Longitude-8.1040967
Latitude54.6548993
Attitude/Elevation11.84m (38.85ft)
Local timeMonday 21:27
Annual high temperature11.62ºC (52.92ºF)
Annual low temperature6.17ºC (43.11ºF)
Average annual precip.141.86mm (5.59in)
Warmest monthJuly (16.6ºC / 61.88ºF)
Coldest MonthFebruary (2.6ºC / 36.68ºF)
Wettest MonthDecember (169.78mm / 6.68in)
Driest MonthApril (76.23mm / 3.0in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)241.63 days (66.2%)
Days with no rain123.37 days (33.8%)
Humidity85.73%

Climate County Donegal: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)13.0(55.4)14.0(57.2)17.0(62.6)20.0(68.0)23.0(73.4)27.0(80.6)25.0(77.0)23.0(73.4)21.0(69.8)19.0(66.2)16.0(60.8)14.0(57.2)27.0(80.6)
Average high °C (°F)6.6(43.88)7.37(45.27)8.72(47.7)11.36(52.45)13.4(56.12)15.6(60.08)16.6(61.88)16.39(61.5)14.95(58.91)12.23(54.01)8.94(48.09)7.23(45.01)11.62(52.92)
Daily mean °C (°F)5.07(41.13)5.39(41.7)6.72(44.1)9.12(48.42)11.47(52.65)13.85(56.93)14.94(58.89)14.6(58.28)12.96(55.33)10.28(50.5)7.25(45.05)5.75(42.35)9.78(49.6)
Average low °C (°F)2.71(36.88)2.6(36.68)3.04(37.47)4.47(40.05)6.46(43.63)8.87(47.97)10.5(50.9)10.58(51.04)9.31(48.76)7.22(45.0)4.79(40.62)3.51(38.32)6.17(43.11)
Record low °C (°F)-6.0(21.2)-5.0(23.0)-4.0(24.8)-2.0(28.4)-1.0(30.2)3.0(37.4)3.0(37.4)4.0(39.2)2.0(35.6)0.0(0)-5.0(23.0)-13.0(8.6)-13.0(8.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches)163.33(6.43)154.45(6.08)123.36(4.86)76.23(3.0)124.74(4.91)143.79(5.66)158.18(6.23)157.47(6.2)130.34(5.13)147.91(5.82)152.73(6.01)169.78(6.68)141.86(5.59)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)22.3619.3618.4514.7318.2720.7322.6424.2720.4519.5518.9121.9120.14
Average relative humidity (%)87.3585.4883.1281.7183.4185.7587.1387.0787.1586.8287.1786.6185.73
Mean monthly sunshine hours4.975.888.0311.3612.0214.7713.0911.199.186.185.364.958.92

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of County Donegal in recent years.

County Donegal

County Donegal Temperature by Month

July
14.94°C | 58.89°F
August
14.6°C | 58.28°F
June
13.85°C | 56.93°F
September
12.96°C | 55.33°F
May
11.47°C | 52.65°F
October
10.28°C | 50.5°F
April
9.12°C | 48.42°F
November
7.25°C | 45.05°F
March
6.72°C | 44.1°F
December
5.75°C | 42.35°F
February
5.39°C | 41.7°F
January
5.07°C | 41.13°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature11.0°C (51.8°F)6.42°C (43.56°F)3.0°C (37.4°F)
Avg Temperature11.0°C (51.8°F)5.13°C (41.23°F)1.0°C (33.8°F)
Min Temperature7.0°C (44.6°F)3.19°C (37.74°F)-1.0°C (30.2°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point9.0°C (48.2°F)2.58°C (36.64°F)-2.0°C (28.4°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation22.3mm | 0.88in9.14mm | 0.36in0.0mm | 0in283.4mm | 11.16in
Snowdepth4.3mm | 0.17in0.29mm | 0.01in0.0mm | 0in8.9mm | 0.35in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind37.0kmh | 22.99mph22.32kmh | 13.87mph6.0kmh | 3.73mph
Gust Wind58.0kmh | 36.04mph35.94kmh | 22.33mph11.0kmh | 6.84mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure22.3mb9.14mb0.0mb
County Donegal

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
January° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-01-016 | 42.82 | 35.67727 | 16.7829.35 | 9947.7 | 0.3
2018-01-027 | 44.64 | 39.28524 | 14.9129.32 | 99319.2 | 0.76
2018-01-038 | 46.44 | 39.27733 | 20.5129.18 | 98817.7 | 0.7
2018-01-046 | 42.84 | 39.28619 | 11.8129.18 | 98814.1 | 0.56
2018-01-054 | 39.22 | 35.68815 | 9.3229.23 | 9904.9 | 0.19
2018-01-063 | 37.40 | 32.08317 | 10.5630.03 | 10172.0 | 0.08
2018-01-071 | 33.8-2 | 28.4869 | 5.5930.42 | 10300.0 | 0.0
2018-01-082 | 35.6-2 | 28.47918 | 11.1830.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-01-096 | 42.84 | 39.29026 | 16.1629.47 | 9982.5 | 0.1
2018-01-103 | 37.42 | 35.6927 | 4.3529.62 | 10032.9 | 0.11
2018-01-112 | 35.60 | 32.0906 | 3.7330.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-01-126 | 42.83 | 37.48628 | 17.429.97 | 10150.7 | 0.03
2018-01-138 | 46.46 | 42.89121 | 13.0529.77 | 10082.8 | 0.11
2018-01-146 | 42.85 | 41.09226 | 16.1629.71 | 10069.8 | 0.39
2018-01-156 | 42.83 | 37.47930 | 18.6429.29 | 99211.8 | 0.46
2018-01-163 | 37.4-2 | 28.47037 | 22.9929.18 | 98814.9 | 0.59
2018-01-174 | 39.20 | 32.08029 | 18.0229.47 | 99818.7 | 0.74
2018-01-183 | 37.41 | 33.88421 | 13.0529.47 | 99817.7 | 0.7
2018-01-193 | 37.4-1 | 30.28021 | 13.0529.62 | 100313.6 | 0.54
2018-01-201 | 33.8-0 | 32.0917 | 4.3529.59 | 10024.8 | 0.19
2018-01-215 | 41.04 | 39.29419 | 11.8129.62 | 100322.3 | 0.88
2018-01-226 | 42.85 | 41.08821 | 13.0529.74 | 10071.6 | 0.06
2018-01-239 | 48.27 | 44.68825 | 15.5329.5 | 9998.4 | 0.33
2018-01-246 | 42.83 | 37.47934 | 21.1329.21 | 98914.7 | 0.58
2018-01-255 | 41.02 | 35.68321 | 13.0529.44 | 9973.5 | 0.14
2018-01-265 | 41.04 | 39.29113 | 8.0830.06 | 10181.4 | 0.06
2018-01-279 | 48.27 | 44.68827 | 16.7829.97 | 10157.8 | 0.31
2018-01-2811 | 51.89 | 48.29133 | 20.5130.09 | 101910.6 | 0.42
2018-01-296 | 42.83 | 37.48122 | 13.6730.24 | 102417.6 | 0.69
2018-01-305 | 41.03 | 37.48624 | 14.9130.12 | 10208.5 | 0.33
2018-01-314 | 39.20 | 32.07532 | 19.8829.53 | 100021.2 | 0.83

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