Ireland’s Arctic cold snap enters record books
By: IrishCentral Columnists | Published Thursday, December 2, 2010, 5:00 AM | Updated Friday, September 9, 2011, 9:57 PM
November in Ireland
will do down in the record books as the coldest since 1985 with Dublin
getting hit even harder with frosty conditions.
At Casement Aerodome, at Baldonnel temperature hit -9C (15.8F). This is the coldest air temperature since records began in 1964. Ground temperature at the airbase, in County Dublin
, dropped as low as -13.7C (7.34F).
At Dublin Airport
the lowest recorded temperature for the month was 6C (21.2F) on Sunday.
Across the county it was sunnier. At Belmullet, County Mayo
they recorded their sunniest November in the last 50 years.