Average Sunshine in Ireland for December

The tables below give December 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 December totals are averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.


Total December sunshine
Place Hours Days
Clones 37 18
Malin Head 34 19


Average amount of sun in December
Place Hours Days
Cork 53 19
Roches Point 47 23
Shannon 43 20
Valentia 40 20


Average December sun
Place Hours Days
Birr 43 19
Clondalkin 47 21
Dublin 53 21
Kilkenny 50 19
Mullingar 50 20
Wexford 56 20


Number of sunny hours and days in December on average
Place Hours Days
Belmullet 37 20
Claremorris 28 20

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

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