October weather forecast
Donegal, Ireland

Weather in October

October, like September, in Donegal, Ireland, is a cool autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 7.5°C (45.5°F) and 12.3°C (54.1°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a fresh 12.3°C (54.1°F). In Donegal, in October, the average low-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Donegal, Ireland, during 19.6 rainfall days, 63mm (2.48") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Donegal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 249.6 days and collects up to 779mm (30.67") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Donegal, snow does not fall in April through October.

Sea temperature

In Donegal, the average water temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.2°C (55.8°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 7:09 pm IST. On the last day of October, in Donegal, Ireland, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 4:58 pm GMT.
Note: On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from IST to GMT. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 1:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from GMT to IST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Donegal is 3.5h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Donegal, Ireland, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Donegal?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 12.3°C (54.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Donegal?

In Donegal, Ireland, the average relative humidity in October is 87%.

How much does it rain in Donegal in October?

In Donegal, in October, it is raining for 19.6 days, with typically 63mm (2.48") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Donegal?

In Donegal, Ireland, snow does not fall in April through October.

Does it snow in Donegal in October?

In Donegal, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Donegal?

In Donegal, Ireland, the average seawater temperature in October is 13.2°C (55.8°F). Swimming in 13.2°C (55.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Donegal have in October?

In Donegal, Ireland, the average day length in October is 10h and 29min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Donegal?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 7:09 pm IST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:33 am and sunset at 4:58 pm GMT.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in October in Donegal?

On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from IST to GMT. DST ends on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 1:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in October in Donegal?

In Donegal, Ireland, the average sunshine duration in October is 3.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Donegal?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Donegal is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average temperature in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average high temperature in October: 12.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (16.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 7.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (10.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.9°C).

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Average pressure in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average pressure in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average pressure in October: 1011mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1006.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average wind speed in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average wind speed in October: 17.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (22.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (13.6km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average humidity in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average humidity in October: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (82%).

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Average rainfall in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average rainfall in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average rainfall in October: 63mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (34mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average rainfall days in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average rainfall days in October: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (17.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average snowfall in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (41mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average snowfall days in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average sea temperature in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average sea temperature in October: 13.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (14.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9.2°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 3h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average sunshine days in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average sunshine days in October: 9.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (9.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.4 days).

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Average UV index in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average UV index in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May and June (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average cloud cover in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average cloud cover in October: 67

The months with the most cloud cover are January and August (Cloud cover 70).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 59).

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Average visibility in October
Donegal, Ireland

Average visibility in October - Donegal, Ireland
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is July (8km).

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