The best times to visit Loughrea for ideal weather are

June 18th 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 Loughrea

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Loughrea 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 15th 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 Loughrea, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 67.6°F (19.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.8°F (11.6°C) at night.

    Loughrea Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Loughrea 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.

    Loughrea Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Loughrea Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Loughrea 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)
    Jan45.14034.4
    Feb46.841.135.4
    Mar50.242.634.9
    Apr55.947.138.3
    May58.350.843.3
    Jun645647.8
    Jul66.959.252
    Aug6557.550.5
    Sep62.455.348.4
    Oct5750.844.5
    Nov50.244.838.7
    Dec45.940.835

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan7.34.41.3
    Feb8.25.11.9
    Mar10.15.91.6
    Apr13.38.43.5
    May14.610.46.3
    Jun17.813.38.8
    Jul19.415.111.1
    Aug18.314.210.3
    Sep16.912.99.1
    Oct13.910.46.9
    Nov10.17.13.7
    Dec7.74.91.7


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Loughrea are March, April, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

    When can you find snow in Loughrea? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

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

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan35%03.2
    Feb29%02.5
    Mar22%02.1
    Apr24%02.1
    May28%02.8
    Jun28%03
    Jul28%03.2
    Aug25%02.9
    Sep26%02.3
    Oct37%03.6
    Nov41%04.6
    Dec45%04.2

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan3508.1
    Feb2906.4
    Mar2205.3
    Apr2405.3
    May2807.1
    Jun2807.6
    Jul2808.1
    Aug2507.4
    Sep2605.8
    Oct3709.1
    Nov41011.7
    Dec45010.7

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Loughrea has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (70.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (85%).

    Wind in Loughrea is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 9.7 knots (11.2 MPH or 18 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

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    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.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan9.1Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
    Feb8.7Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
    Mar8.2Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
    Apr8.2Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
    May8.8Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
    Jun7.2Gentle breeze11.9Significant breeze
    Jul7.1Gentle breeze11.8Significant breeze
    Aug7.5Gentle breeze12.2Significant breeze
    Sep7.8Gentle breeze12.3Significant breeze
    Oct8.2Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
    Nov8.9Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
    Dec9.7Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan85%
    Feb83%
    Mar75.6%
    Apr70.6%
    May73.1%
    Jun72.7%
    Jul75.9%
    Aug76.5%
    Sep78.8%
    Oct83.3%
    Nov84.3%
    Dec85%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Loughrea?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Aug 21, 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 Aug 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Loughrea, 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 Loughrea 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 Loughrea Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.9°F (16.6°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°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 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Loughrea, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 46°F (7.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 8 to 12 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 Loughrea to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.8°F (8.8°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 14 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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