Average Sunshine in Ireland for January

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


Total January sunshine
Place Hours Days
Clones 47 19
Malin Head 37 20


Average amount of sun in January
Place Hours Days
Cork 56 21
Roches Point 56 23
Shannon 50 22
Valentia 43 20


Average January sun
Place Hours Days
Birr 47 20
Clondalkin 53 22
Dublin 59 22
Kilkenny 56 21
Mullingar 56 21
Wexford 62 21


Number of sunny hours and days in January on average
Place Hours Days
Belmullet 43 21
Claremorris 40 22

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

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