Average Rainfall for Ireland in October

The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during October at cities and other locations around Ireland.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least 0.2 millimetres (0.008 inches). For Donegal and Galway, the total days includes any with at least 0.1 mm (0.004 inches) of precipitation.

The month's total amounts of rainfall given here are averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the country: Ulster, Munster, Leinster and Connacht. Ulster province includes the counties that border Northern Ireland. Munster province covers the southern part of Ireland. Leinster province is in the east, while Connacht (or Connaught) is in the west.


Average monthly precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
20 Clones 4.0 103
Donegal 5.4 137
21 Malin Head 4.7 118


October averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
19 Cork 5.4 138
12 Roches Point 3.1 80
20 Shannon 4.1 105
22 Valentia 7.0 177


Average amount of rain in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
19 Birr 3.7 94
16 Clondalkin 3.2 82
17 Dublin 3.1 79
18 Kilkenny 3.8 95
19 Mullingar 4.0 102
19 Wexford 4.8 122


Precipitation totals for October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
23 Belmullet 5.7 146
21 Claremorris 5.0 128
17 Galway 5.4 138

Met Eireann. The Irish Meteorological Service Online. Climate. 30 Year Averages.

World Meterorological Organization. World Weather Information Service. Ireland.

Ireland Precipitation
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