Average Sunshine in Ireland for May

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


Total May sunshine
Place Hours Days
Clones 174 29
Malin Head 202 29


Average amount of sun in May
Place Hours Days
Cork 192 29
Roches Point 195 29
Shannon 180 29
Valentia 183 28


Average May sun
Place Hours Days
Birr 158 29
Clondalkin 186 29
Dublin 192 29
Kilkenny 174 29
Mullingar 180 29
Wexford 214 29


Number of sunny hours and days in May on average
Place Hours Days
Belmullet 189 29
Claremorris 155 29

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

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