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Country meta data

  IRELAND


Availability of station meta data

Out of 281 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 2 stations have a description of land use

- 2 stations have a specified soil type

- 2 stations have a surface cover description

- 1 station has additional remarks

- no station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

An overview of all available daily series for stations in IRELAND can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Conor Daly

Met Eireann

Dublin, Ireland

92 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

5 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

1 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

< 1 %

Marcus Keane

National University of Ireland, Galway

Galway, Ireland

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

25 Jan 1881

   Dublin Phoenix Park

-15.6

°C

Highest minimum temperature

25 Jul 1989

   DERRYGREENAGH

20.9

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

21 Dec 2010

   BALLYHAISE (AGR.COLL.)

-9.4

°C

Highest maximum temperature

29 Jun 1976

   BOORA

32.5

°C

Highest precipitation amount

3 Oct 2016

   M.BEENREAGH MTN.

260.3

mm

Homogeneity test results

The table below shows the number of stations classified as either "Useful" or "Doubtful" (left number) in relation to the total number of station series having sufficient data (right number) for segments of the blended series at each station within fixed time periods. A description of the homogeneity tests that have been applied is given in Project Info > ATBD.

Cloud cover

Precipitation

Pressure

Temperature

Humidity

Wind

Sunshine

1851-2016

3 / 3

0 / 2

1901-1950

5 / 5

0 / 3

1901-2016

4 / 4

0 / 2

1951-1978

11 / 11

131 / 133

13 / 13

11 / 15

10 / 13

9 / 9

11 / 12

1951-2016

7 / 11

76 / 78

14 / 14

11 / 17

7 / 13

9 / 14

10 / 13

1979-2016

7 / 11

73 / 74

14 / 14

8 / 22

6 / 13

8 / 14

3 / 14

Extreme events affecting IRELAND

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

Feedback and contact information

ECA&D Project Team
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

P.O. Box 201
3730 AE De Bilt
The Netherlands
e-mail: eca@knmi.nl
fax: + 31 30 2204614