Shannon Airport saw highest temperature in hotter than average 2018

Shannon Airport saw highest temperature in hotter than average 2018
Shannon Airport. File photo

Nearly every part of the country had a hotter-than-normal summer last year.

According to Met Éireann's annual review, we also had several colder than average months including February, March and September.

The highest daily temperature recorded was 32 degrees Celsius at Shannon Airport in June, while the lowest was -7 at Cork Airport in March.

Valentia Observatory in Co Kerry was home to the highest rainfall, while Casement Aerodrome in Co Dublin was the driest.

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