It’s official: July was an absolute drought’ for most

  • It’s official: July was an absolute drought’ for most
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    Abnormal heat and drought, which is observed in most of the country was presented by the company was found statistics come in July.
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Abnormal heat and drought, which is observed in most of the country was presented by the company was found statistics come in July.

The East and the South have experienced in the past month, the most prolonged period of drought and high temperatures in the country, according to preliminary data.

While all areas experienced monthly totals of atmospheric precipitation, which was below their long term averages, has been an absolute drought recorded at all met weather stations come in on the East, South, West and Midlands until July 14.

Absolute drought, when less than 0.2 mm of rainfall recorded over 15 consecutive days. There was a partial drought conditions recorded in the southern part to 25 July, where rain fell for 29 consecutive days is mainly dry weather.

In the first half of the month was affected by a large high pressure system, sweeping from Scandinavia to the Azores, which opened Atlantic jet away from Ireland.

This has led to exceptionally warm and dry weather with plenty of sunshine and hot conditions for several days.

This trend continued in the second half of the month until July 26, with the exception of Atlantic fronts failed to break through, leading the rain and cooler in some areas. However, low pressure dominates from July 26, occasional rains, thunderstorms and strong winds.

Weather station at mount Dillon in County Roscommon has a unique contrast of recording at both low and high temperatures of the month as mercury fell to 4.5 from July 10 after recording a high of 28.1 C on the 4th of July.

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