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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:

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Annual 2015
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Our Tullow station for December 2015:

Average temperature = 9.0°C
Average humidity = 86%
Average dewpoint = 6.8°C
Average barometer = 1014.3 hPa
Average windspeed = 18.3 km/h
Average gustspeed = 25.2 km/h
Average direction = 207° (SSW)
Rainfall for month = 173.8 mm
Rainfall for year = 683.4 mm
Maximum rain per minute = 1.0 mm on day 20 at time 06:26
Maximum temperature = 14.8°C on day 19 at time 02:35
Minimum temperature = -0.8°C on day 31 at time 23:03
Maximum humidity = 94% on day 27 at time 11:09
Minimum humidity = 68% on day 30 at time 10:26
Maximum dewpoint = 12.6°C on day 19 at time 02:35
Minimum dewpoint = -2.4°C on day 31 at time 23:03
Maximum pressure = 1031.4 hPa on day 08 at time 23:57
Minimum pressure = 994.2 hPa on day 30 at time 07:36
Maximum windspeed = 68.5 kmh from 225°( SW) on day 23 at time 21:07
Maximum gust speed = 94.4 km/h from 180°( S ) on day 30 at time 02:03
Maximum heat index = 14.8°C on day 19 at time 02:35
Avg daily max temp :12.0°C
Avg daily min temp :5.2°C
Growing degrees days :32.2 GDD
Total windrun = 13602.4km