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Farming Weather Analysis

Wednesday 29 March 2017 14:00

Rain

Heavy rainfall along eastern coastal counties of Leinster and Ulster during the middle of last week brought the weekly average up to twice normal values. However there was little or no rainfall elsewhere in the country for past 7 days; less than 25% of average through much of Munster and Connacht and actually zero rainfall across the northwest of the country. Heavy spells of showery rain yesterday and today will continue on through the start of the weekend but will ease next week as drier weather develops over Ireland. As a result forecast rainfall amounts for the next 7 days are running around 70 to 80% of normal.

Temperatures

Although temperatures have increased very significantly since last weekend, cool weather and cold nights during the second half of last week have kept mean values close to zero for the bulk of Ireland. But the warmer weather will continue to persist and average values going forward will be higher by about 3 to 4 degrees.

Sunshine

Fine weather through last weekend and the start of this week has led to an abundance of sunshine with higher than average values everywhere and over twice average through the western counties.

Drying Conditions

Heavy showers today and tomorrow will limit drying, but there will be an improvement through the weekend and during next week.

Spraying

Plenty of opportunities.

Field Conditions

The land is in good shape and very workable right now.

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