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    Ireland

    Galway weather and climate

    Ireland

    Galway weather and climate

     

    Day

    9 °C

     

    Night

    4 °C

     

    Sea

    10 °C

     

    Precipitation

    117 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    18 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    7 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    1 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    92 %

     

    Day

    9 °C

     

    Night

    4 °C

     

    Sea

    10 °C

     

    Precipitation

    117 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    18 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    7 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    1 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    92 %

    Weather charts for Galway

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    Sea temperature
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    Wet days per month
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    Weather overview for Galway

    Weather overview

    Galway (Ireland) is a place with a mild climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 8.9 °C (48.0 °F) in January to 19.3 °C (66.7 °F) in August. Temperatures during the night go from 2.9 °C (37.2 °F) in February to 12.4 °C (54.3 °F) in July. The driest month is June with just 14 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 19 days of rain.

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, its value is 8.9 °C (48.0 °F) in Galway, while the sea temperature continues to descent, its value is 9.0 °C (48.1 °F). There is pending wet season. The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, its value is 19 days. The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, its value is 5.6. The night temperature continues to descent, with its value of 3.0 °C (37.4 °F).

    February weather

    The sea temperature reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 8.4 °C (47.0 °F) in Galway, and the night temperature reaches its minimum as well, its value is 2.9 °C (37.2 °F). The rainfall amount starts to descent, and the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed too in February. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, with its value of 2 hours.

    March weather

    The beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value being 4.1 °C (39.4 °F) in Galway, and the day temperature starts to rise too. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 3 hours.

    April weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, its value is 13.1 °C (55.6 °F) in Galway, while the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed, with its value being 9.5 °C (49.0 °F). The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 14 days, while the rainfall amount reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 67 mm (2.65 in). The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 5.2 °C (41.4 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 5 hours.

    May weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 15.8 °C (60.4 °F) in Galway, and the sea temperature continues to rise as well, with its value being 11.3 °C (52.4 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, its value is 78 mm (3.05 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum, with its value of 5 hours. The night temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 7.7 °C (45.9 °F). The minimum of the humidity is observable, its value is 80 %.

    June weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in June in Galway. The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 13.5 °C (56.3 °F), and the rise of the day temperature can be observed as well, its value is 17.9 °C (64.2 °F). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 10.3 °C (50.5 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 14 days. The wind speed reaches its minimum, its value is 4.4.

    July weather

    The day temperature continues to rise in Galway, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed too, its value is 15.2 °C (59.3 °F). There is pending tourist season in July. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 15 days. The night temperature reaches its maximum, its value is 12.4 °C (54.3 °F). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 4 hours.

    August weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Galway. The day temperature reaches its maximum, and the maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed as well, its value is 15.8 °C (60.5 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 17 days, while the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value being 98 mm (3.87 in).

    September weather

    The day temperature descent's start could be observed, with its value of 17.4 °C (63.3 °F) in Galway, and the beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed too, the value of this measure is 15.0 °C (59.1 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 16 days. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value of 3 hours. The beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value of 10.4 °C (50.7 °F).

    October weather

    The wet season slowly starts in Galway. The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value being 13.5 °C (56.3 °F), and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 14.1 °C (57.4 °F). The maximum of the rainfall amount is observable, with its value of 125 mm (4.93 in). The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 7.8 °C (46.0 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 2 hours.

    November weather

    The wet season continues in Galway. The day temperature continues to descent, with its value of 11.0 °C (51.8 °F), and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, its value is 11.7 °C (53.0 °F). The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed in this month. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 5.3 °C (41.5 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, its value is 2 hours.

    December weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 9.0 °C (48.2 °F) in Galway, and the sea temperature continues to descent as well. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 3.6 °C (38.5 °F). The wet season continues. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its minimum, its value is 1 hours. The humidity reaches its maximum in December.

    FAQs

    How windy is Galway in April?

    In Galway in April, there will be an average wind scale of 4.7.

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

    The average night temperature in Galway in May is 7.7 °C (45.9 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Galway in June?

    There are good conditions for visiting in June in Galway. A relatively low temperature of 17.9 °C (64.2 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The temperature of 10.3 °C (50.5 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Galway in July?

    The average daily temperature in Galway in July is 19.2 °C (66.6 °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 August part of the wet season in Galway?

    No, there is no wet season in August in Galway - you can expect 17 days of rain during the month.

    What is the sea temperature in September in Galway?

    The temperature of the sea in Galway in September is 15.0 °C (59.1 °F). 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 average number of rainy days in Galway in October?

    There are 18 days, which are rainy in October in Galway, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 4.2 days of the week, or in general - 61 % days.

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