Northern Ireland
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Northern Ireland

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 in Northern Ireland is 17°C in July and the lowest is 6°C in January.

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 a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Northern Ireland weather by month

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

Climate data from city: Belfast




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Northern Ireland weather

The Northern Ireland weather for will be 12° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 12°C.

The Northern Ireland weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Belfast.

Northern Ireland 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
24 may
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14°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
WNW
12°C
7
Wednesday
25 may
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14°C
8°C
1.8 mm
50%
8 Bft
WSW
12°C
5
Thursday
26 may
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13°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
8 Bft
W
12°C
7
Friday
27 may
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14°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
WNW
12°C
4
Saturday
28 may
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15°C
9°C
0.3 mm
15%
1 Bft
WSW
12°C
2


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.

Northern Ireland

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 6 7 9 11 14 16 17 17 15 13 9 7
Night temp. (°C) 2 2 3 4 7 9 11 11 9 8 5 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 42 39 48 34 36 51 55 54 36 48 60 50
Days with rain 15 15 17 17 18 19 24 26 17 17 18 16
Days with snow 3 3 2 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 13 10 12 13 13 11 7 5 13 14 12 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 4 6 6 7 6 5 5 3 4 4
Wind force (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 data from city: Belfast

Northern Ireland weather by month

What is the average Northern Ireland weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland lies in a straight line about 18,530 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Belfast).

How long is the flight to Northern Ireland?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Northern Ireland is approximately 22 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Northern Ireland?

These are the largest airports in Northern Ireland:

Airports on the well-known islands of Northern Ireland:

How many inhabitants are there in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland has approximately 1,810,862 inhabitants.

How big is Northern Ireland?

The area of Northern Ireland is around 13,843 km². It is 19x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Northern Ireland?

The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast.

What is the currency of Northern Ireland?

In Northern Ireland the Pound sterling (GBP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.52 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 1.92 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 52.17 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 191.68 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Northern Ireland?

The area code to call Northern Ireland is +44.