rainfall…

in Ireland 🙂

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Rainfall records:

The driest year recorded in Ireland was 1887 with 356.6 mm (14.04 in) of rain recorded at Glasnevin, County Dublin.

The longest drought in Ireland occurred in LImerick between 3 April 1938 and 10 May 1938 (37 days).

The greatest monthly total was 790.0 mm (30.10 in); recorded at the Cummeragh Mountains, County Kerry in October 1996.

The greatest annual total was 3,964.9 mm (156.10 in); recorded at Ballaghbeena Gap in 1960.

The greatest hourly total was 97 mm (3.82 in); recorded at Orra Beg, County Antrim, in August 1980.

The greatest daily total was 243.5 mm (9.59 in); recorded at Cloone Lake, County Kerry on 18 September 1993.

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“It was great to work in Ireland because it’s such a beautiful country, but it’s not particularly easy to film because the weather changes all the time.”  Anjelica Huston

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*a leprechaun in his raincoat, my attempt at Pointillism

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