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    Cork weather and climate

    Ireland

    Cork weather and climate

     

    Day

    9 °C

     

    Night

    4 °C

     

    Sea

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    91 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    15 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    2 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    88 %

     

    Day

    9 °C

     

    Night

    4 °C

     

    Sea

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    91 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    15 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    2 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    88 %

    Overview: Cork
    Cork, Ireland, is renowned for its temperate climate, with day temperatures fluctuating from a cool 9 °C (48 °F) in the midst of winter to a pleasant 19 °C (67 °F) during the height of summer. July not only brings the highest temperatures but also the lowest precipitation with just 11 days experiencing rainfall. On the other hand, January sees both the highest frequency of rainy days, totaling 16 days, and the peak in rainfall amounts. Night-time temperatures peak in July at a brisk 12 °C (54 °F) and dip to their lowest in February at a chilly 4 °C (38 °F).

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    Weather overview for Cork

    Weather overview

    Cork, Ireland, is renowned for its temperate climate, with day temperatures fluctuating from a cool 9 °C (48 °F) in the midst of winter to a pleasant 19 °C (67 °F) during the height of summer. July not only brings the highest temperatures but also the lowest precipitation with just 11 days experiencing rainfall. On the other hand, January sees both the highest frequency of rainy days, totaling 16 days, and the peak in rainfall amounts. Night-time temperatures peak in July at a brisk 12 °C (54 °F) and dip to their lowest in February at a chilly 4 °C (38 °F).

    January weather

    January in Cork witnesses the lowest day temperatures, averaging 9 °C (48 °F), while night temperatures drop to 4 °C (39 °F). The highest number of rainy days for the year is observed this month, reaching 16 days, with the rainfall amount also at its peak at 122 mm (4.81 in). Wind speeds are notably high during this time.

    February weather

    As February arrives in Cork, there's a slight decrease in rainfall with an average of 91 mm (3.59 in), and the quantity of rainy days also begins to decline, registering roughly 15 days. The sun starts to make a more regular appearance, notching up an average of 3 hours of sunshine.

    March weather

    March marks the commencement of rising day temperatures, averaging 11 °C (51 °F) in Cork, with an upward trend in night temperatures as well. The frequency of rainy days keeps on a downward trajectory, standing at 13 days. An increase in sunny hours, averaging 3 hours, signals the approach of spring.

    April weather

    April offers a steady increase in temperatures with Cork's day temperatures averaging 13 °C (55 °F) and night temperatures at approximately 6 °C (43 °F). The rainfall statistics display a downward slope, averaging 64 mm (2.52 in), and the count of rainy days falls to 12 days. More hours of sunshine, averaging 5 hours, grace the days.

    May weather

    Continuing the trend, May sees further escalation in day temperatures, averaging 15 °C (59 °F) in Cork, with night temperatures also rising to a fresh 8 °C (46 °F). The sun's presence peaks, reaching its zenith of 6 hours of clarity. May also records the lowest humidity levels of the year.

    June weather

    The mild warmth of June brings average day temperatures of 18 °C (64 °F) in Cork, and the nights grow warmer too, with average temperatures sitting at 11 °C (51 °F). As the tourist season softly ushers in, the decrease in rainy days becomes noticeable. Wind speeds relax to a minimum with readings around 5 m/s.

    July weather

    Cork hits its peak tourist stride in July, with both day and night temperatures reaching their annual maximums of 19 °C (67 °F) and 12 °C (54 °F), respectively. The lowest rainfall is heralded this month with a scant number of rainy days at 11 days.

    August weather

    August maintains the vibrancy of Cork’s tourist season. A slight rise in rainy days is noted with an average of 12 days, and rainfall amounts begin to ascend, averaging 72 mm (2.84 in).

    September weather

    The onset of a cooler season begins in September, with day temperatures averaging 17 °C (62 °F) in Cork, and a gentle dip in night temperatures also observed. Rainfall amounts incrementally rise to 80 mm (3.16 in), and the number of sunny hours starts to dwindle.

    October weather

    October sees a continuation in the decrease of day temperatures in Cork, with an average of 14 °C (57 °F), and nights become progressively cooler, averaging 8 °C (47 °F). The ascendancy in rainy days is apparent, numbering 14 days, and the rise in rainfall hits 118 mm (4.65 in). Diminishing sunny hours reflect the change in seasons.

    November weather

    As November dawns, day temperatures in Cork further slide to an average of 11 °C (52 °F), and the chill of night is more pronounced with an average of 6 °C (43 °F). The sunny hours continue their downward passage, averaging 2 hours, and rainfall slightly decreases.

    December weather

    December's chill is perceived with both a decrease in day temperatures, averaging 9 °C (48 °F), and night temperatures, averaging 4 °C (40 °F). A climb in rain volume begins, and the number of rainy days swells to 16 days. The minimal sunny hours encapsulate the onset of winter.

    FAQs

    How cold can January nights get in Cork?

    During January, the night temperature in Cork typically falls to around 4 °C (39 °F), warranting cozy attire for the evening.

    Does Cork see a reduction in rainy days during February?

    February sees a modest decrease in the number of rainy days in Cork, down to about 15 days.

    What is the trend for rainy days in Cork during March?

    March continues to show a declining trend in the number of rainy days, averaging at 13 days in Cork.

    Is the amount of rainfall in Cork decreasing by April?

    Indeed, in April, Cork experiences a reduction in rainfall, with an average precipitation of 64 mm (2.52 in).

    How many hours of sunshine can one expect in Cork during May?

    In May, Cork enjoys the sunniest period of the year, with maximum average sunny hours totaling 6 hours.

    Does Cork experience a significant increase in temperatures during June?

    With average day temperatures reaching 18 °C (64 °F), June marks a noticeable warming trend in Cork.

    What are the average day and night temperatures in Cork during July?

    In the month of July, Cork enjoys its warmest weather with average day and night temperatures peaking at 19 °C (67 °F) and 12 °C (54 °F).

    Does the rainfall increase in Cork during August?

    August does indeed see a slight uptick in rainfall amounts in Cork, averaging 72 mm (2.84 in).

    Are September days in Cork starting to cool down?

    Indeed, September in Cork marks the beginning of cooler days, with day temperatures averaging 17 °C (62 °F).

    Is the rain in Cork more frequent in October?

    October witnesses an increase in the frequency of rainfall in Cork, reaching roughly 14 days.

    How does the temperature range change in Cork during November?

    November ushers in a cooler climate in Cork, with day temperatures sliding to an average of 11 °C (52 °F) and night temperatures dropping to 6 °C (43 °F).

    How does December in Cork compare in terms of rain and temperatures?

    In December, one encounters cooler temperatures and a rise in precipitation, with day temperatures averaging 9 °C (48 °F) and an increase in rainy days to 16 days.

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