The best times to visit Birr for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Birr

Temperature

Average temperatures in Birr vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Birr, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 67.5°F (19.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.4°F (11.3°C) at night.

Birr Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Birr Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Birr Perceived Temperature (F)

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Birr Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Birr Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan47.742.637.1
Feb48.642.135.8
Mar51.343.936.6
Apr57.148.640.4
May61.653.445.3
Jun65.757.549.3
Jul65.758.452
Aug65.558.853.1
Sep62.554.847.6
Oct57.350.643.6
Nov51.246.440.9
Dec47.642.636.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan8.75.92.8
Feb9.25.62.1
Mar10.76.62.6
Apr13.99.24.7
May16.411.97.4
Jun18.714.29.6
Jul18.714.711.1
Aug18.614.911.7
Sep16.912.78.7
Oct14.110.36.4
Nov10.784.9
Dec8.75.92.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Birr are February, September, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Birr? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Birr is often around around February 26th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Birr.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Birr (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan44%0.44.7
Feb15%0.41.3
Mar31%0.42.6
Apr23%02.1
May28%01.9
Jun31%03.3
Jul44%03.9
Aug41%05.7
Sep22%02
Oct27%03
Nov28%02.4
Dec31%03.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan44111.9
Feb1513.3
Mar3116.6
Apr2305.3
May2804.8
Jun3108.4
Jul4409.9
Aug41014.5
Sep2205.1
Oct2707.6
Nov2806.1
Dec3108.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Birr has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (69.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (85.6%).

Wind in Birr is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 17 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Birr.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan9.2Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Feb7.4Gentle breeze11.9Significant breeze
Mar8.5Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
Apr7Gentle breeze11.3Significant breeze
May7.5Gentle breeze11.9Significant breeze
Jun6.5Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Jul6.8Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Aug6.9Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
Sep6Light breeze9.7Significant breeze
Oct6.9Light breeze11Significant breeze
Nov6.9Light breeze10.8Significant breeze
Dec8.1Gentle breeze13Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan82%
Feb81.5%
Mar74.7%
Apr70.4%
May69.3%
Jun71.5%
Jul76.8%
Aug79.8%
Sep79.4%
Oct82.3%
Nov85.6%
Dec83.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Birr?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Ireland; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Birr, Ireland is July, followed by August and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Birr in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 54.4 in November means 54.4% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Birr Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.5°F (19.7°C) and 49.9°F (9.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 9 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Birr, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 63.8°F (17.7°C) and 47.9°F (8.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Birr to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 14 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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