Irish Weather Extremes
Republic of Ireland weather records last updated February 2011.
Highest air temperature: 33.3°C at Kilkenny Castle on 26th June 1887.
Highest annual total: 3964.9mm at Ballaghbeama Gap in 1960.
Highest wind speed in a gust: 98kts at Malin Head, Co. Donegal on 16th September 1961.
Highest monthly sunshine duration: 308.2 hours at Valentia, Co. Kerry in July 1955.
Atmospheric Pressure records
Highest sea level pressure:1051.9hpa at Valentia, Co.Kerry on 28th January 1905.
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