The best times to visit Downings for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 30th

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



Other Downings Travel Info

Weather in Downings


Average temperatures in Downings 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 17th 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 Downings, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 63.2°F (17.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.4°F (12.4°C) at night.

Downings Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Downings Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Downings Perceived Temperature (F)


Downings Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Downings 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 46.3 42.6 38.4
Feb 46.9 43 38.9
Mar 48.9 44.3 39.6
Apr 53 47.8 42.7
May 55.8 50.9 46.3
Jun 59.5 54.7 50.1
Jul 62.4 57.7 53.3
Aug 62.2 57.7 53.5
Sep 60.3 56 51.9
Oct 56.3 52.3 47.9
Nov 50.9 47.4 43
Dec 47.3 43.7 39.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.9 5.9 3.6
Feb 8.3 6.1 3.8
Mar 9.4 6.8 4.2
Apr 11.7 8.8 5.9
May 13.2 10.5 7.9
Jun 15.3 12.6 10.1
Jul 16.9 14.3 11.8
Aug 16.8 14.3 11.9
Sep 15.7 13.3 11.1
Oct 13.5 11.3 8.8
Nov 10.5 8.6 6.1
Dec 8.5 6.5 4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Downings are April, June, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Downings? 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 Downings is often around around January 1st 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 Downings.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 51% 0.8 5.1
Feb 40% 0.4 3.5
Mar 34% 0 3.1
Apr 22% 0 2.2
May 33% 0 3.3
Jun 29% 0 2.9
Jul 38% 0 3.6
Aug 38% 0 4
Sep 34% 0 3.4
Oct 42% 0 4.3
Nov 49% 0 5
Dec 51% 0 5.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 51 2 13
Feb 40 1 8.9
Mar 34 0 7.9
Apr 22 0 5.6
May 33 0 8.4
Jun 29 0 7.4
Jul 38 0 9.1
Aug 38 0 10.2
Sep 34 0 8.6
Oct 42 0 10.9
Nov 49 0 12.7
Dec 51 0 13.5


Humidity and Wind

Downings has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (73% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (79.6%).

Wind in Downings is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 18 knots (20.7 MPH or 33.3 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 28.5 knots, which is considered high wind or moderate gale winds.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 18 Strong breeze 26.8 Very strong breeze
Feb 15.9 Significant breeze 24 Very strong breeze
Mar 16.4 Significant breeze 24.1 Very strong breeze
Apr 13.5 Significant breeze 20.3 Strong breeze
May 14.3 Significant breeze 21.2 Very strong breeze
Jun 11.7 Significant breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Jul 11.8 Significant breeze 18.1 Very strong breeze
Aug 12.9 Significant breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
Sep 14.3 Significant breeze 20.9 Very strong breeze
Oct 15.2 Significant breeze 22.4 Very strong breeze
Nov 16.7 Significant breeze 25 Very strong breeze
Dec 17.6 Strong breeze 26.6 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.3%
Feb 77.4%
Mar 74.1%
Apr 73%
May 73.7%
Jun 77.9%
Jul 79.6%
Aug 78.4%
Sep 77%
Oct 75.9%
Nov 76.5%
Dec 75.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Downings?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 28, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Downings, Ireland is July, followed by January and August. 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 Downings in April. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 71.3 in April means 71.3% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Downings Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 59°F (15°C) and 47.9°F (8.8°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 slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 9 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Downings, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 61.2°F (16.2°C) and 48.1°F (8.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 10 to 15 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Downings to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48°F (8.9°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 11 to 16 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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