The best times to visit Fishguard for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 16th

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

 

 


Other Fishguard Travel Info

Weather in Fishguard

Temperature

Average temperatures in Fishguard vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 14th 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 Fishguard, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 65.3°F (18.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.7°F (10.4°C) at night.

Fishguard Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Fishguard 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.

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Fishguard Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Fishguard 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 45.6 42.1 35.1
Feb 45.8 41.8 35.2
Mar 48.6 43.7 36.3
Apr 53.5 47.6 39.5
May 57.2 51.5 43.2
Jun 61.5 55.9 47.7
Jul 64.2 58.8 49.5
Aug 63.8 58.6 49.5
Sep 61.3 56.4 47.7
Oct 57.1 52.8 43.9
Nov 51.1 47.5 40.6
Dec 47 43.5 37.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.6 5.6 1.7
Feb 7.7 5.4 1.8
Mar 9.2 6.5 2.4
Apr 11.9 8.7 4.2
May 14 10.8 6.2
Jun 16.4 13.3 8.7
Jul 17.9 14.9 9.7
Aug 17.7 14.8 9.7
Sep 16.3 13.6 8.7
Oct 13.9 11.6 6.6
Nov 10.6 8.6 4.8
Dec 8.3 6.4 3.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fishguard are March, April, and then September. 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 November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Fishguard? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Fishguard is often around around January 22nd 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 Fishguard.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 36% 1 3.7
Feb 28% 0.9 2.5
Mar 20% 0 1.8
Apr 21% 0 1.8
May 26% 0 2.4
Jun 23% 0 2.5
Jul 31% 0 3.3
Aug 28% 0 2.9
Sep 22% 0 2
Oct 32% 0 3.8
Nov 45% 0 4.6
Dec 42% 0.4 4.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 36 2.5 9.4
Feb 28 2.3 6.4
Mar 20 0 4.6
Apr 21 0 4.6
May 26 0 6.1
Jun 23 0 6.4
Jul 31 0 8.4
Aug 28 0 7.4
Sep 22 0 5.1
Oct 32 0 9.7
Nov 45 0 11.7
Dec 42 1 11.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Fishguard has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (73.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (80.7%).

Wind in Fishguard is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 16.3 knots (18.7 MPH or 30.1 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 25.5 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 16.3 Significant breeze 24.2 Very strong breeze
Feb 14.2 Significant breeze 21.4 Strong breeze
Mar 13 Significant breeze 20 Very strong breeze
Apr 11 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
May 11.6 Significant breeze 18.1 Very strong breeze
Jun 10.1 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Jul 10.9 Gentle breeze 16.4 Very strong breeze
Aug 11.7 Significant breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
Sep 11.8 Significant breeze 17.4 Very strong breeze
Oct 13.4 Significant breeze 19.8 Strong breeze
Nov 14.9 Significant breeze 23 Very strong breeze
Dec 16.2 Significant breeze 24 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.7%
Feb 79.3%
Mar 75.3%
Apr 73.7%
May 74.4%
Jun 77.9%
Jul 79.4%
Aug 79.9%
Sep 77.6%
Oct 78.7%
Nov 79%
Dec 78.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Fishguard?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 06, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Fishguard, the United Kingdom is June, followed by May and July. 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 Fishguard 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.1 in November means 56.1% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Fishguard Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 59.4°F (15.2°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fishguard, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 61.8°F (16.6°C) and 47.6°F (8.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 7 to 14 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 Fishguard to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.2°F (9°C) and 43.8°F (6.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 13 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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