Northern Ireland
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Northern Ireland

To go to Northern Ireland, the best time to visit is in June. In this period you have a mild temperature and little precipitation. In Northern Ireland, July is the warmest month with 17°C and the most cold month is 6°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Northern Ireland, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Northern Ireland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 6 7 9 11 14 16 17 17 15 13 9 7
Precipitation (mm) 42 39 48 34 36 51 55 54 36 48 60 50

Weather data from: Belfast




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Climate Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Northern Ireland is 12° degrees and there is about 553 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 100 days a year with an average humidity of 88% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate Northern Ireland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 6 7 9 11 14 16 17 17 15 13 9 7
Night temp. (°C) 2 2 3 4 7 9 11 11 9 8 5 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 42 39 48 34 36 51 55 54 36 48 60 50
Days with rain 15 15 17 17 18 19 24 26 17 17 18 16
Days with snow 3 3 2 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 13 10 12 13 13 11 7 5 13 14 12 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 4 6 6 7 6 5 5 3 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 2 2

Weather data from: Belfast


Northern Ireland weather by month

What is the average Northern Ireland weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Northern Ireland weather

The weather for Northern Ireland over the next 14 days will be 3°C till 11° with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Northern Ireland is based on the weather in Belfast.

5-day weather forecast Northern Ireland

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
30 november
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8°C
4°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Thursday
1 december
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10°C
7°C
1.4 mm
4 m/s
Friday
2 december
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11°C
8°C
0.9 mm
3 m/s
Saturday
3 december
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10°C
6°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Sunday
4 december
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8°C
6°C
0.3 mm
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Northern Ireland


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland lies in a straight line about 6,388 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Belfast). By car the distance is 8,580 km. The total travel time is 97 hours.

How long is the flight to Northern Ireland?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Northern Ireland is approximately 9 h. 20 min.

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What are the largest airports in Northern Ireland?

These are the largest airports in Northern Ireland:

  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London
  • London City Airport (LCY) in London
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London
  • Birmingham International Airport (BHX) in Birmingham
  • Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in Leeds
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK) in Glasgow
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL) in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Nottingham Airport (NQT) in Nottingham
  • East Midlands Airport (EMA) in Nottingham

Airports on the well-known islands of Northern Ireland:

  • St Mary's
    St. Mary's Airport (ISC) in Hugh Town

How many inhabitants does Northern Ireland have?

Northern Ireland has 1,810,862 inhabitants.

How big is Northern Ireland?

The surface area of Northern Ireland is 13,843 km². It is 58x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Northern Ireland?

The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast.

What is the currency of Northern Ireland?

In Northern Ireland, the Pound sterling (GBP) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 30 November 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.005 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 211.79 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 0.47 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 21,178.77 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Northern Ireland?

The area code to call Northern Ireland is +44.

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