We have seen just 12.5mm of rain at Oak Park over the last 60 days, compared to …

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We have seen just 12.5mm of rain at Oak Park over the last 60 days, compared to 154.1mm over the same 60 days last year! Dublin Airport has seen 11mm in the last 60 days compared to 129mm last year. The chart shows predicted accumulated rainfall for next 7 days! Source

The animated Satellite images compares July of last year to this year and Irelan…

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The animated Satellite images compares July of last year to this year and Ireland is looking a lot less green! Water restrictions are being extended in the greater Dublin area with water been reduced to a trickle overnight from next Monday. There is a risk that it will be extended to other areas in the […]

A high of 20.2c today as the heatwave ended but the drought continues with 22 da…

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A high of 20.2c today as the heatwave ended but the drought continues with 22 days now since we had rain. Tomorrow will see a mix of sunny spells, cloud and a chance of a few light showers, up to around 22c in light northerly breeze. Saturday will be a much warmer day, up to […]

After 18 days of above 25c it looks like the heatwave will end at my station tod…

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After 18 days of above 25c it looks like the heatwave will end at my station today. But the absolute drought is on day 22 and could last a few more days. While the heatwave may be over we aren’t even half way through the meteorological season of Summer yet!! The overnight weather models did […]

My station hit 25.1c today keeping the heatwave going at my station for 18 days …

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My station hit 25.1c today keeping the heatwave going at my station for 18 days now and still no rain so drought for 21 days now. Not much change since my live forecast last night, just subtle changes really and they aren’t good news for farmers or those concerned about water shortages. Tomorrow and Friday […]

The Drought has revealed possible new settlements at Newgrange!NEW MONUMENTS DIS…

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The Drought has revealed possible new settlements at Newgrange! NEW MONUMENTS DISCOVERED TONIGHT NEAR NEWGRANGE! I’m shaking with excitement as I write this. Myself and Ken Williams of Shadows and Stone imaged some very substantial and previously unrecorded features in the fields near Newgrange this evening. They look like giant henges or enclosures, very similar […]

Another lovely day with temps up to 22c at my station so far after a low of 8c a…

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Another lovely day with temps up to 22c at my station so far after a low of 8c and a nice fresh morning. Temps will drop back a little tomorrow and Thursday to 21c to 22c with more cloud and just a small risk of a shower but still some sunny spells, especially on Thursday. […]