Being settled on one of the highest mountains of Ireland, Killarney experience temperate climate throughout the year. In this climate, the summers remain mild and the winters remain cool. Added to this, the moderate rainfall throughout the year makes Killarney look exotic. If you are visiting Killarney for the first time, learn about its climate and then choose the season that will suit your trip.
Spring (March to May): Spring comes with mild and pleasant climate. With temperature staying between 9 to 15 degree Celsius, and precipitation level falling drastically, makes the weather perfectly suitable for exploring this town. Hence, if the summer crowd distastes you, spring is one such off-season, you can always look forward to.
Summer (June to early September): Summer is the peak season in Ireland. With warm day temperature and innumerable opportunities for outdoor activities, it is difficult to avoid tourist crowds in this month. Hence, getting accommodation and that too at a lower price is out of the question.
Autumn (Late September to November): Like spring, autumn is also another season that lets you enjoy the picturesque beauty of the fall season in Ireland. And the best part is you can enjoy the beauty without getting disturbed by overenthusiastic crowds. However, rainfall is a common feature of this season. Inspite of the rainfall, the glistening face of Killarney is simply mesmerizing.
Winter (December to February): Winter in Killarney is often defined as damp, misty, short and long nights. The temperature sometime goes below freezing point. But still the snowcapped mountain peaks look magical.
Technically, summer is said to be the perfect season to visit Killarney. But if you wish to enjoy the true beauty of the town, spring and autumn are the best time to visit Killarney. However, in autumn you need to carry an umbrella because of untimely rainfall.