Average Sunshine in Ireland for August

The tables below give August averages for the amount of sunny weather at cities and other places throughout Ireland.

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.

Each location has a total for the number of days with some sun and for the hours of sunshine this month. The August totals are averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.


Total August sunshine
Place Hours Days
Clones 130 28
Malin Head 136 28


Average amount of sun in August
Place Hours Days
Cork 161 28
Roches Point 171 30
Shannon 140 29
Valentia 136 28


Average August sun
Place Hours Days
Birr 124 29
Clondalkin 149 30
Dublin 158 30
Kilkenny 146 29
Mullingar 143 29
Wexford 186 29


Number of sunny hours and days in August on average
Place Hours Days
Belmullet 136 28
Claremorris 118 29

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

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