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    Ireland

    Cork weather and climate

    Ireland

    Cork weather and climate

    Day

    15 °C

    Night

    8 °C

    Sea

    12 °C

    Precipitation

    67 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    81 %

    Weather charts for Cork

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)05101520Precipitation (mm)0140
    Weather overview
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    Wet days chart
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    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day024682468
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind0246810246810
    Humidity chart
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    Weather overview for Cork

    Weather overview

    Cork (Ireland) is a place with a mild climate. The day temperatures range from 8.7 °C (47.7 °F) in January to 19.2 °C (66.6 °F) in July. The driest month is July with just 11 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 16 days of rain. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 12.4 °C (54.3 °F), the lowest in February with 3.6 °C (38.5 °F).

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 8.7 °C (47.7 °F) in Cork, while the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 9.5 °C (49.2 °F). The number of rainy days is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 16 days, and the rainfall amount is on its maximum too, with its value of 122 mm (4.81 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 3.8 °C (38.8 °F). The wind speed reaches its maximum.

    February weather

    The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 9.0 °C (48.3 °F) in Cork, while the minimum of the night temperature can be noticed in February. The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 91 mm (3.59 in), and the number of rainy days starts to descent too, the value of this measure is 15 days. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed in February.

    March weather

    The minimum of the sea temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 9.0 °C (48.1 °F) in Cork, while the day temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value being 10.5 °C (50.9 °F). The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 13 days. The night temperature rise's start could be observed in March. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value being 3 hours.

    April weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 12.7 °C (54.9 °F) in Cork, while the sea temperature starts to rise in this month. The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 64 mm (2.52 in), while the number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 12 days. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 6.0 °C (42.8 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 5 hours.

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value being 15.0 °C (59.0 °F) in Cork, and the sea temperature continues to rise as well, the value of this measure is 11.6 °C (52.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum, its value is 6 hours. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 8.0 °C (46.4 °F). The humidity is on its minimum in May.

    June weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 17.5 °C (63.5 °F) in Cork, and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 14.1 °C (57.3 °F). The tourist season slowly starts this month. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 10.7 °C (51.3 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed in this month. The wind speed reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 4.7.

    July weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Cork. The day temperature is on its maximum, with its value being 19.2 °C (66.6 °F), while the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 16.0 °C (60.7 °F). The rainfall amount reaches its minimum, and the minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed too in July. The night temperature is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 12.4 °C (54.3 °F).

    August weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Cork. The number of rainy days starts to rise, with its value of 12 days, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well, with its value being 72 mm (2.84 in). The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, its value is 16.4 °C (61.5 °F).

    September weather

    The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, its value is 16.9 °C (62.4 °F) in Cork, and the sea temperature starts to descent as well in September. The night temperature descent's start could be observed in this month. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 80 mm (3.16 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed.

    October weather

    The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 13.8 °C (56.9 °F) in Cork, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 13.9 °C (57.0 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, with its value being 14 days, while the rainfall amount continues to rise, with its value being 118 mm (4.65 in). The descent of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 8.3 °C (46.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, its value is 3 hours.

    November weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 11.0 °C (51.8 °F) in Cork, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed too, with its value being 11.9 °C (53.3 °F). The descent of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 5.9 °C (42.6 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 2 hours. The rainfall amount starts to descent, the value of this measure is 113 mm (4.45 in).

    December weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 9.1 °C (48.4 °F) in Cork, and the sea temperature continues to descent as well. The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, and the beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed too, with its value being 16 days. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 4.3 °C (39.7 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed in December.

    FAQs

    Is April part of the dry season in Cork?

    No, April is not a dry month in Cork, expect rain approximately 12 days in a month.

    What is the air temperature in May in Cork at night?

    The average night temperature in Cork in May is 8.0 °C (46.4 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    Is June a good month to visit Cork?

    June is a good month to visit Cork. A relatively low temperature of 17.5 °C (63.5 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The temperature of 10.7 °C (51.3 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the sea temperature in July in Cork?

    The sea will reach 16.0 °C (60.7 °F) in Cork in July. This is a sea temperature for resilient people only, most people won't enjoy swimming in such cold water or will have to use a wetsuit for water activities.

    What is the temperature in Cork during the day in August?

    The average daily temperature in August in Cork is 18.8 °C (65.8 °F). Nice temperature for walking around the city or on the beach, but you will probably get cold soon when wearing a swimsuit. When walking around all day, people used to cold conditions, pull out their shorts and get rid of their sweaters. On some days, when spending time in the direct sun, sunscreen can be useful, especially for people with more sensitive skin.

    Is September part of the wet season in Cork?

    No, there is no wet season in Cork in September - you can expect 12 days of rain during the month.

    What is the average number of rainy days in October in Cork?

    In October in Cork, we can expect 14 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.3 days of the week, or in general - 48 % days.