Connemara Regional Airport

EICA · Connaught, Ireland

Climate Connemara Regional Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Shannon Airport (EINN) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 61.0 64 62 63 60 58
February 65.4 53 61 69 63 67
March 65.9 56 60 79 46 76
April 74.5 63 69 77 88 78
May 79.8 73 81 78 86
June 73.2 75 73 71 59
July 66.2 63 68 61 51
August 68.9 74 86 55 62
September 70.8 70 75 65 73
October 69.6 67 78 66 77
November 66.2 69 71 64 55
December 62.3 57 65 57 71
Average 68.6 59.2 67.5 74.8 65.2 67.9

4th best VFR conditions of Ireland

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 88.5 93 86 96 82 90
February 92.3 85 95 92 94 98
March 93.0 94 96 94 88 98
April 95.4 98 96 94 98 95
May 95.3 96 95 97 98
June 94.1 94 93 94 92
July 90.4 91 89 89 81
August 92.3 96 94 87 89
September 91.4 91 91 91 92
October 93.3 89 97 94 96
November 91.4 94 97 89 91
December 88.6 90 78 91 91
Average 92.6 93.0 93.1 92.8 91.4 92.4

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.7 8 9 10 7 9
February 9.8 11 11 10 9 9
March 10.8 11 11 12 11 10
April 13.5 13 14 14 13 15
May 16.5 18 16 15 17
June 18.7 22 17 18 17
July 19.6 18 20 21 18
August 19.2 19 22 19 20
September 17.4 19 18 18 17
October 14.2 15 15 15 13
November 10.9 11 12 12 11
December 9.1 10 6 10 8
Average 13.7 10.8 14.7 14.5 14.1 13.7

1st highest temperature of Ireland

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 3.8 2 4 4 2 5
February 4.6 6 6 5 4 4
March 4.3 5 5 3 5 4
April 6.0 7 7 6 4 6
May 8.5 9 10 7 9
June 11.1 12 11 10 11
July 13.0 13 13 14 12
August 12.8 13 12 13 13
September 10.9 12 11 13 11
October 8.6 9 10 10 8
November 6.0 6 8 6 6
December 4.6 6 1 6 4
Average 7.5 5.1 8.6 8.0 7.9 7.6

5th lowest temperature of Ireland

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 20.1 14 20 13 19 20
February 22.0 31 10 29 18 33
March 19.9 26 24 6 19 19
April 11.8 16 13 14 6 8
May 11.3 8 10 20 5
June 13.0 9 15 6 15
July 16.5 25 10 14 29
August 17.3 12 7 17 18
September 17.5 18 14 14 13
October 19.4 18 21 13 19
November 21.2 15 17 16 26
December 19.1 26 3 18 19
Average 17.2 21.5 16.0 13.0 14.6 17.7

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 9.7 9 10 9 8 10
February 12.4 10 10 15 12 16
March 11.0 11 11 9 10 12
April 10.2 11 11 10 9 8
May 9.5 8 11 10 10
June 9.6 8 10 9 11
July 9.1 11 9 7 10
August 9.6 10 8 8 9
September 9.6 9 9 8 10
October 10.1 8 11 9 11
November 9.9 10 11 8 10
December 10.2 12 7 10 10
Average 10.0 10.3 9.8 9.9 8.9 10.5

1st highest wind speed of Ireland

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 201° 227° 222° 245° 204°
February 240° 202° 248° 160° 235°
March 179° 193° 148° 217° 227°
April 238° 174° 188° 082° 132°
May 315° 235° 227° 156°
June 187° 245° 267° 287°
July 250° 250° 272° 251°
August 241° 265° 251° 244°
September 191° 331° 217° 242°
October 146° 195° 215° 257°
November 248° 189° 256° 198°
December 229° 078° 201° 257°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.