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Current Forecast:Sunday, 14 February 2016 12:04
Cold today in a fresh northeast breeze with bright winter sunshine. Whilst most areas will be dry, a few wintry showers of hail, sleet and snow will occur too - mainly across Leinster and east Munster. Frost setting in quickly after dark - with just isolated wintry showers. Highest afternoon temperatures just 4 to 7 degrees Celsius, coldest across the north and east.
12 February 2016 - Irish Met Soc Public Lecture: 6pm, Monday 22 Feb 2016, The Custom House, Dublin 1.Topic of Lecture: The current EUMETSAT satellite infrastructure supporting operational weather and climate monitoring systems, by Ian Mills and Vesa Nietosvaara (EUMETSAT) Please note: this public talk will be held on the Monday and not on our usual Thursday night.
25 January 2016 - WMO confirms 2015 as hottest year on recordThe global average surface temperature in 2015 broke all previous records by a strikingly wide margin, at 0.76±0.1° Celsius above the 1961-1990 average. For the first time on record, temperatures in 2015 were about 1°C above the pre-industrial era, according to a consolidated analysis from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
22 January 2016 - Rainfall Radar interference.We are experiencing unusual interference on the Dublin radar. This results in a 'spoke' type pattern particularly to the south east of Dublin.We are attempting to identify and remove the source of this interference.