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Dublin Climate & Temperature

  • Dublin, Ireland is at 53°25'N, 6°15'W, 85 m (279 ft). See map.
  • Dublin has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Dublin is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.5 degrees Celsius (49.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Dublin Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 7.8°C (46.1°F) on average falling to 2.8°C (37°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 11.7°C (53.1°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4.8°C (40.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 18.2°C (64.8°F) and average low temperatures are 10.7°C (51.3°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.4°C (56.1°F) during the day and lows of 7.1°C (44.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 731 mm (28.8 inches) which is equivalent to 731 Litres/m² (17.93 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1503 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Dublin you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Nugget Point, New Zealand (Cool temperate desert scrub biome).

Dublin Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 8 (46) 10 (49) 11 (53) 14 (58) 17 (63) 19 (66) 19 (65) 17 (62) 14 (57) 10 (50) 8 (47) 13 (55)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 5 (41) 6 (43) 8 (46) 10 (51) 13 (56) 15 (59) 15 (58) 13 (55) 11 (51) 7 (45) 6 (43) 10 (49)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 3 (37) 3 (38) 4 (40) 7 (44) 10 (49) 11 (53) 11 (52) 10 (49) 8 (46) 4 (40) 3 (38) 6 (43)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 69 (3) 50 (2) 53 (2) 51 (2) 55 (2) 56 (2) 50 (2) 71 (3) 66 (3) 70 (3) 64 (3) 76 (3) 731 (29)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 17 (55) 15 (53) 14 (45) 14 (47) 14 (45) 15 (50) 17 (55) 17 (55) 17 (57) 15 (48) 17 (57) 19 (61) 191 (52)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 2h 01' 2h 45' 3h 36' 5h 32' 6h 44' 6h 40' 5h 17' 5h 13' 4h 16' 3h 17' 2h 10' 1h 44' 4h 06'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 07' 9h 44' 11h 48' 13h 58' 15h 53' 16h 55' 16h 27' 14h 46' 12h 39' 10h 28' 8h 34' 7h 35' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 26 (74) 29 (71) 31 (69) 40 (60) 43 (57) 40 (60) 33 (67) 36 (64) 34 (66) 32 (68) 26 (74) 24 (76) 34 (66)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 16.7 26.1 36.9 48.5 56.8 60 57 48.6 37.2 25.7 16.6 13.2 36.9

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