Best time to visit, weather and climate Northern Ireland

Best time to visit Northern Ireland

Climate Northern Ireland per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 13°C 9°C 7°C
42
mm
39
mm
48
mm
34
mm
36
mm
51
mm
55
mm
54
mm
36
mm
48
mm
60
mm
50
mm

The best time to visit Northern Ireland is in june and july and september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Northern Ireland is 17°C in july and the lowest is 6°C in january.

The average climate figure for Northern Ireland is an 7,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Northern Ireland has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Northern Ireland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Northern Ireland is 12° degrees and there is about 553 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 100 days a year with an average humidity of 88% and an UV-index of 3.


Climate Northern Ireland

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 13°C 9°C 7°C
Night 2°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 8°C 5°C 3°C
Precip 42
mm
39
mm
48
mm
34
mm
36
mm
51
mm
55
mm
54
mm
36
mm
48
mm
60
mm
50
mm
Rain
days
15 15 17 17 18 19 24 26 17 17 18 16
Snow
days
3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dry
days
13 10 12 13 13 11 7 5 13 14 12 14
Sun hours
per day
3 3 4 6 6 7 6 5 5 3 4 4
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 2 2
 


Climate Northern Ireland january

On average, it is maximum 6° in january in Northern Ireland and at least around 2° degrees. In january there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Northern Ireland and on average, it snows 3 days in january.

Climate Northern Ireland february

On average, it is maximum 7° in february in Northern Ireland and at least around 2° degrees. In february there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Northern Ireland and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Climate Northern Ireland march

On average, it is maximum 9° in march in Northern Ireland and at least around 3° degrees. In march there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Northern Ireland and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate Northern Ireland april

On average, it is maximum 11° in april in Northern Ireland and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland may

On average, it is maximum 14° in may in Northern Ireland and at least around 7° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in Northern Ireland and at least around 9° degrees. In june there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Northern Ireland and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 55 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Northern Ireland and at least around 11° degrees. In august there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in Northern Ireland and at least around 9° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland october

On average, it is maximum 13° in october in Northern Ireland and at least around 8° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland november

On average, it is maximum 9° in november in Northern Ireland and at least around 5° degrees. In november there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Northern Ireland.

Climate Northern Ireland december

On average, it is maximum 7° in december in Northern Ireland and at least around 3° degrees. In december there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Northern Ireland and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Northern Ireland

The weather for Belfast in Northern Ireland will be 15° till 9° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Northern Ireland is based on the weather in Belfast.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
28 Oct
Bewolkt 10°C 7°C 13°C 0.1 mm 10% 6m/s 2
Th
29 Oct
Regen 15°C 7°C 13°C 11 mm 90% 5m/s 1
Fr
30 Oct
Bewolkt 14°C 7°C 13°C 0.6 mm 35% 2m/s 2
Sa
31 Oct
Zware Regen 11°C 8°C 13°C 17 mm 95% 2m/s 1
Su
1 Nov
Lichte regenbuien 12°C 6°C 13°C 3.1 mm 75% 8m/s 2
Mo
2 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 8°C 5°C 13°C 0.8 mm 45% 6m/s 2
Tu
3 Nov
Lichte regen 9°C 5°C 13°C 5.4 mm 85% 5m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
4 Nov
Licht bewolkt 10°C 3°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
Th
5 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 10°C 3°C 13°C 0.2 mm 15% 2m/s 2
Fr
6 Nov
Bewolkt 11°C 5°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 1
Sa
7 Nov
Bewolkt 9°C 6°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 0
Su
8 Nov
Bewolkt 9°C 5°C 13°C 0.4 mm 25% 2m/s 0
Mo
9 Nov
Bewolkt 9°C 6°C 13°C 0.2 mm 15% 3m/s 0
Tu
10 Nov
Bewolkt 9°C 7°C 13°C 0.9 mm 45% 5m/s 0

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Vacation Northern Ireland

Hotels and apartments in Northern Ireland

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Flight tickets to Northern Ireland

You can fly to Northern Ireland at these well-known airports:

  • London Gatwick Airport
    London
  • London City Airport
    London
  • London Heathrow Airport
    London
  • Birmingham International Airport
    Birmingham
  • Manchester Airport
    Manchester
  • Leeds Bradford Airport
    Leeds
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
    Glasgow
  • Newcastle Airport
    Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Nottingham Airport
    Nottingham
  • East Midlands Airport
    Nottingham

If you want to fly to an island of Northern Ireland you can go to:

  • St. Mary's Airport
    St Mary's

Through our partners below you will find the cheapest flight tickets for Northern Ireland. Click on a logo to visit the website or take a look on Skyscanner for the cheapeast flight tickets from all the airline companies.

About Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is in the continental part Europe and the capital is Belfast. The total surface is 13.843 km² and the population consists of 1.810.862 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 88x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Northern Ireland you have to use +44 or 0044 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +445012457809 or 00445012457809.

Northern Ireland is in a straight line at 10.115 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 12 hours40. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 13862 km from Cape Town to the capital city Belfast and you are about 181 hours and 50 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

Currency Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland the Pound sterling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Pound sterling (GBP) 28 october 2020

1 Pound sterling = 21,13 South African rand
100 Pound sterling = 2.113,10 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,05 Pound sterling
100 South African rand = 4,73 Pound sterling

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
Download Android
Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Download Apple

Time difference Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland it is now 17:10 o’clock in the afternoon on wednesday 28 october 2020. That is 2 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Northern Ireland is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Vaccinations Northern Ireland

No recommended vaccinations are required for Northern Ireland.