The weather in Ireland in November varies quite a bit.
And, as we mention in every single article that mentions the weather in Ireland, you need to plan for every type of weather.
The average temperature in Ireland in November see average highs of 11°C/52°F and average lows of 6.2°C/43°F
Below, you’ll discover everything you know, from rainfall in November in Ireland to lots more.
Some quick need-to-knows about the weather in Ireland in November
OK, let’s get you up-to-speed nice and quickly. The points below will give you a quick insight into the weather in Ireland in November:
1. The season
September, October and November are fall in Ireland. November is ‘off-season’ from a tourist perspective.
2. The weather in general
November isn’t one of the best months to visit Ireland weather-wise. The weather can be unpredictable. In years past, we’ve seen mild Novembers and we’ve experienced Novembers with stormy weather. Info below.
3. Average temperatures
The average temperature in Ireland in November sees average highs of 11°C/52°F and average lows of 6.2°C/43°F
4. Shorter days
As we creep closer to winter, the days continue to shorten. From the start of November, the sun rises at 07:29 and it sets at 17:00 This makes planning your Ireland itinerary a little bit trickier.
5. Still plenty to do
We go into the various things to see and do in our guide to November in Ireland, but at a glance the different Christmas markets in Ireland start at the end of the month and there’s plenty of other things to do in Ireland at this time of year, also.
The average temperature in Ireland in November
The average temperature in Ireland in November sees average highs of 11°C/52°F and average lows of 6.2°C/43°F.
If you’re coming from a warm climate, this will likely feel cool. If you’re coming from a cool climate, November will feel mildish.
Now, this can vary quite a bit year to year, so I’ll pop in a chart comparing recent years from different weather stations.
Please note that all of the Ireland in November weather data is via Met Eireann – the Irish Meteorological Service.
A comparison of November weather in Ireland in recent years
The table above will give you a sense of the average temperature in Dublin in November along with Galway, Cork and Kerry over the last number of years.
As you can see, the average temperature in Ireland in November is fairly steady across the different years and in the various counties.
Rain in Ireland in November
We get asked ‘Does in rain in Ireland in November?’ quite a bit. The answer is yes, yes it does (see our guide on what to wear in Ireland in November).
It rains more during the month of November than it does in the other months of the year.
It’s important to note that certain regions in Ireland, typically the west coast, receive more rainfall compared to the east coast.
Weather in Dublin in November
The weather in Dublin in November tends to be fairly similar to the weather in many other parts of the country (flick back up to the tables above to compare).
For example, last year, in 2022, the average temperature in Dublin in November was 8.8°C/47.84°F
When we look at the rainy weather in Dublin in November last year, the capital recorded 46.1.
Learn more about visiting the capital during this month in our guide to Dublin in November.
FAQs about the weather in Ireland in November
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Does it snow?’ to ‘Is there any stormy weather?’.
In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.
Does November weather in Ireland make a trip pointless?
No. Although we have had some bad November weather in Ireland, we’ve had many mild Novembers, too. You just need to be aware that the days are shorter and weather may be poor.
Is Ireland too cold in November?
This will depend on the type of climate you are used to. Ireland receives average highs of 11°C/52°F and average lows of 6.2°C/43°F during the month of November.
What is the weather like in November in Ireland?
The weather in Ireland in November tends to be cool, wet and windy. If we take Dublin, for example, the county’s LTA (Long Term Average) temperature is 7.3°C/45.14°F.
Keith O’Hara has lived in Ireland for 34 years and has spent most of the last 10 years creating what is now The Irish Road Trip guide. Over the years, the website has published thousands of meticulously researched Ireland travel guides, welcoming 30 million+ visitors along the way. In 2022, the Irish Road Trip team published the world’s largest collection of Irish Road Trip itineraries. Keith lives in Dublin with his dog Toby and finds writing in the 3rd person minus craic altogether.