Dublin is home to moderate temperatures. The summertime is the liveliest time in the city and the festivals fill the streets, making it the peak season. The city sees extremely cold winters and very few tourists. Winters are considered as the off season.
Summer (June-August) – Summer season embarks the beginning of the peak season in the city. The temperatures start rising and daytime temperatures are at a comfortable 17 to 19 degrees Celsius. The summer months can expect moderate precipitation levels, ranging between 54 to 70mm. The summer is when the city is the most expensive. The streets are full off attractions and festivals. There is a large inflow of tourists from across the world and the streets are bustling with crowds.
Fall (September-November) – The fall months have mild temperatures, with the daytime temperatures ranging between 16 to 13 degrees Celsius. The month of November sees a significant drop in temperatures with the daytime temperatures being around 9 degrees Celsius. The months of October and November see high precipitation levels between 83 to 96.5mm. Remember to bring jackets, sweaters and scarves as it could get colder in the evenings. During the fall months, the prices in the city tend to fall and multiple art and theatre festivals take place in the city.
Winter (December-February) – The winters in Dublin are very cold with the daytime temperatures falling to 7 degrees Celsius. The winter months see most amounts of rainfall and possibly even snow. The prices in the city are at their lowest during this season, making it the best time to get discounted deals. The summer crowds have all left by winters and the town is all yours to explore.
Spring (March-May) - With the arrival of Spring, the temperatures start to rise, and fluctuates between 9 to 15 degrees Celsius. The evenings can get colder so one might need to carry sweaters and jackets. There are very few visitors during this time of the year. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are a major event during this time of the year. The prices start to escalate are the city prepares for the peak season.
The best time to visit Dublin is during the summer months. However, if you wish to avoid the high prices and the summer crowds, fall is a good time to visit the city. There are several events happening, fewer crowds and cheaper prices.