Above average rainfall in September

Rainfall for the month of September was above average almost everywhere in the country, it was confirmed today.

Rainfall for the month of September was above average almost everywhere in the country, it was confirmed today.

The West and Midland areas received the highest percentages above normal for the time of the year.

But on the other side, average temperatures were also above normal last month.

Stations in the east and north reported the warmest September since 2006.

Valentia Observatory and Casement Aerodrome reported the warmest temperatures since 1955 and 1964.

Sunshine, however was in short supply, Met Éireann saying that it was below average everywhere.

The south and southwest recorded the dullest September, in some places, since 1939.

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