Last January the coldest since 1963

Last January the coldest since 1963

Last month was the coldest January in Ireland for at least 25 years, it was confirmed today.

Met Éireann says the exceptionally cold weather that began in mid December, represented the most extreme cold spell here since early 1963.

The lowest ground temperature was recorded at Claremorris in Co Mayo at -14.5 degrees on January 9.

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