Dublin Weather February Averages, Ireland
What's the weather like in Dublin in February
In Dublin, the winters are long, cold, windy, wet and cloudy- all at once!
The average temperature during the month of February in Dublin is about 5 degrees Celsius with average highs and lows ranging between 7 degrees Celsius and 3 degrees Celsius respectively.
Humidity & Rainfall
With rain falling almost all round the year in Dublin, the city usually experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with cloud cover moving from about 66 per cent to 62 per cent.
While over the course of the month of February, the city of Dublin experiences a rapidly decreasing length of day, from the start to the end of the month, the city sees a decline of about 1 hour, 47 minutes of sunlight.
The city experiences about 2.6 hours of sunshine on an average in the month of February.
With the city experiencing an average water temperature of about 9 degrees Celsius or 48 degrees Fahrenheit over the course of the month, this metric remains essentially constant over the course of February.
With the average wind speed decreasing from about 16.3 miles per hour to 15.4 miles per hour over the course of the month, Dublin's average hourly wind speed decreases gradually over the month.
The hourly average wind direction in Dublin throughout February is estimated to be predominantly from the west, with the city experiencing a peak proportion of 40 per cent on February 1st.
While the dress code for a winter in Dublin is essentially layering and warm clothing, do not forget to carry a warm winter jacket for cold nights outside in the city.
In addition, you may even pack a few warming accessories like a muffler, scarf, gloves and a warming hat.
Dublin Hotels in February
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham
The Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham is a stately hotel situated in a grand Georgian building overlooking the city centre's main street and located within a 6-minute walk of Dublin City Gallery, Luas light rail and the Abbey Theatre. The hotel has modern rooms featuring facilites like free Wi-Fi, cable TV, mini fridges and marble bathrooms with mist-free mirrors, while sleek suites feature contemporary or classical styling with living areas and balconies. Some add a rooftop terrace, a kitchen, a bar, a Jacuzzi and additions like a classic bar and lounge, a brasserie restaurant for private dining and high tea, a gym, laundry services and conference facilities. Breakfast is also available for a fixed fee.
The Wynn's Hotel in Dublin was established in 1845 and is located at a 1-minute walk from the Abbey Theatre and a 12-minute walk from Dublin Castle. This traditional hotel is located in an ornate Victorian building, and features traditional rooms with cherry wood furnishings, warm colours and fireplaces, and facilites like free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making equipment, mini fridges, en suite bathrooms, and whirlpool baths. With a Victorian style restaurant offering authentic Irish cuisine, the hotel's intimate lounge features a teak and mahogany bar, and has carvery lunches. The Wynn's Hotel also has a gym, and polished meeting rooms for up to 150.
Jury's Inn Parnell Street
A great choice for a luxurious accommodation choice while in Dublin, is the lovely hotel- the Jury's Inn Parnell Street. Located at a 4-minute walk from the iconic buildings and statues on O'Connell Street, this polished hotel among shops and eateries is also a 17-minute walk from Dublin Castle and at a distance of 3 km from the Guinness Storehouse. With modern rooms offering facilities like free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and sofa beds, the amenities included are a warm restaurant/bar with classic furnishings, a cafe and a 24-hour fitness room.
A neat choice for a mid-ranged accommodation facility in Dublin is the My Place hotel located at a 6-minute walk of Luas light rail, the Abbey Theatre and the River Liffey. This hotel is set in a Georgian building on a main downtown street and features relaxed rooms with simple interiors and casual decor, with features such as TVs, flat-screen, en suite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and internet access. With breakfast and parking available for a fee, guests have access to casual lounge areas with seating in this relaxed, laid back hotel.
Bars and Restaurants
The Temple Bar
One of the finest pubs in the whole of Dublin, the Temple Bar has an exquisite and warm, welcoming Irish atmosphere. With interiors that are reminiscent of a typical Irish pub, this place offers a fantastic menu complete with delicious and varied dishes, snacks and some amazing desserts. Also on offer is a beautiful wine and beer selection, and the pub is located in a large space with plenty of seating options. Easily one of the best and most popular in the city, the place has a typical Irish vibe and atmosphere to it.
In the mood for some tasteful Irish food, served in a vintage-style ambience? The Delahunt restaurant serves some brilliant choices of Irish cuisine in a cosy, restored space, with a long bar, vintage furniture and complete with warm fireplaces. This lively restaurant has a great and happening atmosphere and makes for a great choice for a special occasion dinner. This lovely restaurant has the setting of a traditional pub-like style, a comfortable and relaxed ambience with a great selection of wine, cocktails and craft beers.
If you ever get into a mood for some juicy, delicious steaks, the Brookwood is your place to be! The restaurant offers an amazingly cool vibe, and has super friendly staff and surroundings. The food on offer here is deliciously flavoursome and surprisingly fresh and delicate, while the attention to lighting and tiny details making up the restaurant's ambience is something the owners deserve credit for. With huge portion sizes and a grand selection of some of the best cocktails in Dublin, this restaurant counts as one of the best in the city.
Damascus Gate Restaurant
The Damascus Gate Restaurant has some of the most exotic options for teas ever, and if you are a fan of exotic teas, you must visit this restaurant! Serving some delicious and mouth watering Lebanese food, this restaurant serves high quality food and a lovely selection of tea. The wait staff is accommodating, friendly and welcoming making you feel at home, while the restaurant features a beautiful atmosphere. The restaurant offers a great selection of vegan options, making this an ideal visit for vegetarians as well.
Things to do in Dublin in February
If you are a history buff, the Kilmainham Gaol is a really cool place for you to visit- in account of the rich history it is associated with. The KilmainhamGaol is Dublin's bleak old jail, notorious for its harsh treatment of prisoners in the 19thcentury. The tour through the KilmainhamGaol is a very famous one and offers an educational and tragic look into the difficult history of Ireland. A must do tour for information on the background of the 1916 rebellion, the prison also has an attached museum offering a deeper and richer learning experience.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Founded in 1191, the St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin is both the tallest and largest church in Ireland. Best identified as the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland, the church features a 43 metre spire, with the interiors serving as an awesome treat for the eyes. The cathedral has some experienced and knowledgeable tour guides offering tours and activities to make the experience more vivid and fun. Housing great history and several pieces of historical gems, the St Patrick's Cathedral Church is located in the heart of Dublin and is an incredible place of history, music, art and worship.
Jameson Distillery Bow St.
An Irish whiskey tourist attraction just located off the Smithfield Square in Dublin, the Jameson Distillery offers a great tour with information about the history of the Jameson Distillery and the entire process of making Whiskey. The interiors are gorgeous, and the staff is knowledgeable, accommodation and know their work very well. With lots of practical demonstrations, the distillery tour makes for a great knowledgeable experience. Great if you are a whiskey person, this distillery is definitely worth a visit on your trip to Dublin.