Category Archives: Weather

Weather in July 2016 – West Of Ireland (Mayo)

Having got myself a fairly rudimentary gizmo to record max and min temperatures, and already having a good quality barometer, >68 years as it has always hung in my house – and probably more than 100 years old as I … Continue reading

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Weather Report Irish style

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First snow on the mountains today for 2014/15 winter season

Not worth taking a picture of it I am afraid as there is too much cloud but we definitely have the first snow on Nephin and the Nephin Beg range today. This is considerably later than it was last year … Continue reading

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First Snow on Nephin for Winter 2013/2014

The first frost last year was a little earlier than this year. It was about 10 days ago this year but whilst there was a slight dusting of snow on Nephin last year at that time, this year there is … Continue reading

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Low rainbow

Looking North across the tip of the plain of Mayo to the hills beyond Nephin this rainbow was low on the ground and you can just make out a double. It was a much thicker band of colour than normal. … Continue reading

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First ground frost of the 2012/2013 winter

Here on the West coast of Ireland we had the first ground frost of the season last night. The temperature at 0030 IST was 1°C and at 0730IST was -0.5°C Good thing we brought in some of the tender plants. … Continue reading

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