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Date Last Updated: 12-01-2018

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Survey purpose:

This dataset contains monthly data on rainfall, temperature, sunshine and maximum wind gale gust recorded by Met √Čireann from 1958.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable



Statistical Population:

Fifteen Met √Čireann weather stations across Ireland

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:

Meterological weather station

Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not applicable

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Rainfall (millimetres), temperature (degrees Celsius), sunshine (hours), and wind (maximum gale gust in knots).

Principal External Users:

Climate researchers, national media, general public.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Economic Statistics

Contact Person:

Nova Sharkey

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 1 498 4000