Carlow Weather Blog

  • December and Annual weather Review


    Met Eireann have released their Monthly and Annual reports for December 2015 and 2015 as a whole. We also have some basic stats from our own station in Tullow at the end of the post. December 2015: Annual 2015 Our Tullow station for December 2015: Average temperature = 9.0°C Average humidity = 86% Average dewpoint … Continue reading December and Annual weather Review

  • 3rd January Flood defences tested

    Footage from the 3rd of January from Clonmel and Carlow Town where flood defences were tested but holding.

  • Carlow Flooding December and January 2016

    Heavy rainfall after Storm Frank and also on the New Years day resulted in flooding in many areas. Below is some of our footage taken with our drone. Bagenalstown Floods Jan 2nd 2016   Milford Carlow Floods Jan 2nd 2016   Leighlinbridge Carlow Floods Jan 2nd 2016 River Slaney Tullow on 30th December 2015  

  • Earthquake reported in Wexford


    There were reports of a light Earthquake tremor off the Wexford Coast tonight, at 20:45,. These reports were later confirmed by several people who felt the tremor. The Irish Seismic Sensors don’t show any sign of Earthquake but Welsh Coast Sensor at Pembrokeshire shows it: The details of the Earthquake have now been released by British … Continue reading Earthquake reported in Wexford

  • Winter 2013/2014 Wettest on Record

    Wettest Winter

    Winter 2013/2014 was the wettest winter on record in some areas! Met Eireann reports Rainfall Rainfall totals were well above Long-Term -Average (LTA) everywhere. Percentage of LTA values ranged from 143% at Finner with 510.1mm, to 208% at Carlow Oakpark with 460.5mm. Over 50% of stations across the country reported it was the wettest winter … Continue reading Winter 2013/2014 Wettest on Record

  • The great storm of February 12th 2014

    Feb 12th 2014 Storm

    February the 12th 2014 will go down in history for a day that saw a powerful and damaging storm. Some named the storm Darwin as the 12th was Darwins day In this blog post I’ll look back at the days before the storm, how it was forecast and then track the storm as it moved … Continue reading The great storm of February 12th 2014

  • Orange Weather Warning


    Orange Weather Warning in Operation! Today won’t be as serious as Wednesday there will be some heavy rain and strong winds with gusts up to 110km/h after a cold night. Rain will approach from the SouthWest and arrive between 9am and 10am in Carlow, falling as sleet and snow at first especially on high ground. … Continue reading Orange Weather Warning

  • Estofex Forecast


    Estofex Forecast for tomorrow includes a risk of an isolated strong tornado event over the SouthEast! Details: “From noon to the evening hours, the triple point somewhere between SE-Ireland and C-UK becomes of interest as dry slot draws near from the SW. Interaction of both features could result in a few vigorous updrafts. This scenario … Continue reading Estofex Forecast

  • Weather Warning 2 Jan 2014


    More Weather Warnings in place for strong winds and tidal flooding tonight into tomorrow. Carlow will escape the worst but will still see some rough weather with gusts of up 90km/h and risk of swollen rivers flooding. Alerts issued: Weather Warnings STATUS ORANGE Wind Warning for Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick Becoming stormy … Continue reading Weather Warning 2 Jan 2014