The best times to visit Limerick for ideal weather are

May 28th 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 Limerick Travel Info

Weather in Limerick


Average temperatures in Limerick 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 23rd 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 Limerick, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 67.3°F (19.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.1°F (12.8°C) at night.

Limerick Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Limerick 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.

Limerick Perceived Temperature (F)


Limerick Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Limerick 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 47.5 42.6 37.3
Feb 48.7 43 37.3
Mar 51.8 44.9 38.3
Apr 57.4 49.4 42
May 60.2 53.2 46.6
Jun 65.2 58 51
Jul 66.8 60.2 54.4
Aug 65.5 59.3 53.7
Sep 63.4 56.9 50.7
Oct 58.7 52.7 46.9
Nov 52.1 47.1 41.7
Dec 48.1 43.2 37.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.6 5.9 2.9
Feb 9.3 6.1 2.9
Mar 11 7.2 3.5
Apr 14.1 9.7 5.6
May 15.7 11.8 8.1
Jun 18.4 14.4 10.6
Jul 19.3 15.7 12.4
Aug 18.6 15.2 12.1
Sep 17.4 13.8 10.4
Oct 14.8 11.5 8.3
Nov 11.2 8.4 5.4
Dec 8.9 6.2 3.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Limerick are April, March, 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 mid November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Limerick? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Limerick is often around around December 3rd 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 Limerick.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 45% 0.4 4.7
Feb 34% 0 3.1
Mar 27% 0 2.7
Apr 22% 0 2.3
May 30% 0 3
Jun 30% 0 3
Jul 34% 0 3.3
Aug 34% 0 3.8
Sep 28% 0 3.1
Oct 38% 0 3.7
Nov 44% 0 5
Dec 45% 0.4 4.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 45 1 11.9
Feb 34 0 7.9
Mar 27 0 6.9
Apr 22 0 5.8
May 30 0 7.6
Jun 30 0 7.6
Jul 34 0 8.4
Aug 34 0 9.7
Sep 28 0 7.9
Oct 38 0 9.4
Nov 44 0 12.7
Dec 45 1 12.4


Humidity and Wind

Limerick has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (69.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.1%).

Wind in Limerick is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and May. December’s average wind speed of around 10.6 knots (12.2 MPH or 19.6 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 19.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.4 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Feb 9.5 Gentle breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Mar 9.9 Gentle breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Apr 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
May 10.3 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Jun 8.8 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jul 9 Gentle breeze 15.2 Strong breeze
Aug 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Sep 8.8 Gentle breeze 15 Strong breeze
Oct 9 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Nov 9.7 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Dec 10.6 Gentle breeze 18.6 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.1%
Feb 81.4%
Mar 74.2%
Apr 69.2%
May 70.5%
Jun 70.9%
Jul 75.8%
Aug 76.6%
Sep 77.4%
Oct 81.2%
Nov 84.1%
Dec 83.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Limerick?

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 Limerick, 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 Limerick 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

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 somewhat 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 Limerick Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.2°F (17.9°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 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 moderate precipitation with 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Limerick, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 64.5°F (18.1°C) and 48.3°F (9.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 8 to 13 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 Limerick to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.8°F (9.9°C) and 46.6°F (8.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 14 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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