August Weather Averages for Dublin

What's the weather like in Dublin in August

Temperature

August represents the last summer month in the city of Dublin, and the city experiences an average temperature of about 16 degrees Celsius during this time of the year.

The average highs and lows during this time of the year are in the range between a maximum of 19 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 12 degrees Celsius respectively.

Humidity & Rain

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  • Temperature Temperature 16°C 60°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 19°C 66°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 12°C 54°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 5.2 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 80 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 23 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 15°C 59°F

What's the weather like in Dublin in August

Temperature

August represents the last summer month in the city of Dublin, and the city experiences an average temperature of about 16 degrees Celsius during this time of the year.

The average highs and lows during this time of the year are in the range between a maximum of 19 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 12 degrees Celsius respectively.

Humidity & Rain

The city of Dublin experiences about 80 mm of rainfall in over 23 rainfall days during the month of August.

The month of August in Dublin has essentially constant cloud cover, with the sky being overcast or mostly cloudy for about 51 per cent all through the month.

Sunshine Hours

The average sunshine hour count during the month of August in Dublin is estimated to about 5.2 sunshine hours. 

Over the course of August in Dublin, the length of the day rapidly decreases, with the length of the day decreasing by 1 hour, 55 minutes from the start to the end of the month.

Sea Temperature

The average sea temperature in the month of August in the city of Dublin is estimated to be about 15 degrees Celsius or 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

Wind

The average hourly wind speed in Dublin increases during the month of August, from 10.9 miles per hour to 12.1 miles per hour over the course of the entire month.

The hourly average wind direction in Dublin all through August is predominantly from the west, with the city experiencing a peak proportion of 42 per cent on August 21st.

Dress Code

With the summer temperature touching about 19 degrees Celsius during this time of the year, the city of Dublin is pleasant and comfortably warm in August.

Cool, casual and chic outer wear is most recommended as an item on your travel list. 

For the outdoor nights, you may take along a few warming wear such as a scarf, a light fleece outer jacket or a warming hat for warmth.

Take along an umbrella and other essential rain gear for that occasional shower.

Click here for Dublin's weather forecast for the next 14 days. Also, to get an idea of annual weather averages for Dublin, follow this link.

Dublin Hotels in August

The Portobello Hotel

The Portobello Hotel is a traditional hotel located along the Grand Canal at a 12-minute walk from The National Concert Hall and a distance of 1.5 km from St. Stephen's Green. The hotel also offers straightforward rooms, suites and family rooms featuring en suite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, tea and coffee making equipment and 42-inch flat-screen TVs. The amenities included are a full Irish breakfast, classic Irish fare and carvery lunches served in the casual in-house restaurant, a lively bar, and a nightclub adjacent to the hotel.

Travelodge Dublin Phoenix Park

Travelodge Dublin Phoenix Park is located off the M50 motorway, at a distance of 2 km from Phoenix Park, 5.2 km from Dublin Zoo and 8.1 km from the Guinness Storehouse. This straightforward budget hotel has no-nonsense rooms with free Wi-Fi, TVs, desks, tea and coffee making facilities, and family rooms featuring sofa beds. The hotel also includes a restaurant/bar offering an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, simple dinners and complimentary parking.

Louis Fitzgerald Hotel

Louis Fitzgerald Hotel is a mid-ranged accommodation set in a Bauhaus-inspired building, at a distance of 1.2 km from Red Cow LUAS tram stop (for services to Dublin city centre) and 13 km from the city centre. This modern, upscale hotel has plush rooms and suites with design touches such as chrome lamps and white leather chairs, with facilities such as desks, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making equipment and 24-hour room service. The hotel has a modern bistro serving international cuisine, a family-style restaurant, a clubby bar, a 24/7 gym, event facilities including 20 meeting rooms, a banquet hall and free parking and shuttles to the LUAS tram stop.

Blooms Hotel

Another upscale accommodation facility set in Dublin's lively Temple Bar area is the Blooms Hotel. This straightforward hotel is a 9-minute walk from Christ Church Cathedral and at a distance of 2 km from the Guinness Storehouse. The hotel offers unassuming rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making equipment, and also upgraded rooms with mini-fridges and furnished balconies. The freebies on inclusion are an admission to a nightclub, full Irish breakfast served in a low-key dining area, and a pub that serves traditional Irish dishes.

Bars and Restaurants

TP Smiths         

TP Smiths is perfectly situated in the heart of the city and is a buzzy place perfect for a stopover while exploring the city of Dublin. A pub that is popular for its location, ambience, professional as well as friendly service and offerings, this decent pub grub has a quirky interior and a happening ambience. Serving very good selection alcoholic beverages on offer, this pub is well-decorated and has a bright and welcoming ambience. Overall, a great place for a stopover while in the friendly city of Dublin! Definitely a well-recommended venue!

Pickle Restaurant

If there is one Indian restaurant you must try in the city, it is the Pickle restaurant. The Pickle Restaurant serves delicately presented delicacies, with each course being a treat for the eye and the palate. The restaurant is highly recommended for its standard of service, quality and selection of food available for lunch and evening meals. In addition to the authentic Indian tastes served here, the service is on par with some of the high-end restaurants in the city. If in Dublin, you are in a mood to try authentic Indian flavours or just something new, hop over to The Pickle, you'll definitely thank us later for recommending it!

Fade Street Social Restaurant

Fade Street Social Restaurant offers a sunny ambiance on a roof top- something that's perfect for a fun day out with the whole family. With a lovely menu to entice your taste buds, the restaurant also has a wonderful and pleasing décor, lovely toilets, fine wine and other drink varieties, and above all, affordable rates. With a bunch of friendly and absolutely knowledgeable staff, the restaurant is definitely going to give you an amazing experience- from start to finish! This is definitely your place if you are looking for a fun evening as well as an exquisite culinary experience. 

Koh Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge

Koh Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge is a popular Thai restaurant, quite famous for its much-loved food and location. With the restaurant serving great food, great cocktails and the place being a cool venue suitable for large groups as well as intimate dinners, the restaurant's menu offers a diverse range of options, all at good prices. If you visit the Koh Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge, do try their signature fried rice- it is an absolutely explosion of delicate flavours, and is sure to make you want to go back for more. Also, their cocktails are amazing! All this said, the Koh Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge is definitely a must-visit while in the city.

Things to do in Dublin in August

Viking Splash Tours

One of Dublin's most sought after attractions, the unique Viking Splash Tours offers a thrilling ride around the main sights of Dublin City - by land and water! The tour lets you enjoy the sites and scenes of the capital city from a World War II amphibious vehicle all while one of the Viking guides delivers an informative, entertaining and engaging commentary on the sightings that you encounter. A very agreeable tour through the city and on the water, the tour needs participants wearing special Viking helmets and life jackets that add to the funny atmosphere. Do not miss out on this while in Dublin, cause this is definitely a great experience waiting to be!

Howth head 

A romantic and classic Irish spot, the Howth head is an Irish village on the Howth Peninsula, east of central Dublin. Offering you a spectacular coastal walk at a very close distance from the city, this lovely coastal walk is just a few miles from Dublin city centre and is suitable for all. If you plan on visiting the Howth Head, we definitely recommend that you take at least a half day away from Dublin and just go for a walk around the village nearby. With a multitude of very good restaurants in the area, there are ferries at regular intervals to take you out to the island for sighting a variety of sea birds!

Stephen's Green

A beautiful park near the city centre, Stephen's Green is a gorgeous park and a lovely little green lung at the heart of Dublin city. You can walk around following the information panels around the park, and learn a great deal about Easter rising (1916) and different aspects of Dublin/Irish culture and history, through the many information panels, statues, and monuments that are placed here. This little park though small in size has world class facilities and features and is located in one of Dublin's nicest areas. The park is excellently landscaped with waterways, nooks and crannies, several any gorgeous flower beds, and lovely meadows that spread out as a blanket.

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