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Current Forecast:Friday, 28 August 2015 11:21
Scattered showers becoming widespread this afternoon with heavy falls in places and a risk of thunder but some sunny spells too especially in the east and south. Towards evening the showers will ease off in most areas but will continue to be scattered and possibly heavy in the west. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees in fresh and gusty southwesterly winds.
17 August 2015 - The Influence of the North Atlantic Ocean on the Mean Temperature of IrelandResearchers at Met Éireann have been involved in a collaborative study with the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton on the influence of the North Atlantic Ocean on the mean temperature of Ireland. The study investigated variations in Irish climate using long-term station-based time series of temperature and precipitation and was recently published in Weather.
05 August 2015 - The Weather of July 2015Cold, wet and windy everywhere
23 July 2015 - Temperature Projections for Ireland by mid-centuryResearchers at Met Éireann have been involved in a collaborative study with University College Dublin and the Irish Centre for High-End Computing on high resolution temperature projections for Ireland by the middle of this century. The work has recently been published in the International Journal of Climatology.