It’s usually windy, often very windy, on the North Mayo coast, and sometimes there are scattered showers throughout the day. Sketchbooks work well, standing easels can be more of a problem. However, in many months we have plein aire painters working happily in the landscape. We’ll be glad to pass on their suggestions when you arrive.
The average temperature in winter is 39° to 44°F (4° to 7° C) and in the summer from 57° to 61° F (14° to 16° C). It has been known to get up to 75°F (24°C), but nights are always pleasantly cool. In wintertime snow is vary rare and usually disappears within 12 hours. It is always beautiful and the quality of light and its range are astounding.