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Roscommon weather station recorded highest ever temperature last month

Aug 9, 2022 12:08 By Shannonside News
Roscommon weather station recorded highest ever temperature last month Roscommon weather station recorded highest ever temperature last month
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The country experienced a mini heatwave last month.

A Roscommon weather station recorded its highest ever temperature last month.

Mount Dillon reached a high of 31.4 degrees on the 18th of July - breaching a 14-year record going back to 2008.

As well as hitting the heights in terms of temperatures, July's lowest air minimum was recorded on Friday 29th at Mount Dillon, with 6.4 °C.

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The Met Eireann report for last month also reveals that six weather stations had dry spells between 2nd and 22nd July lasting between 17 and 21 days.

These were Sherkin Island, Co Cork and Claremorris, Co Mayo (17 days), Athenry, Co Galway (19 days), Ballyhaise, Co Cavan (20 days), Oak Park, Co Carlow, Mount Dillon, Co Roscommon and Mullingar, Co Westmeath (21 days)

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