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Anailís Aimsire don Fheirmeoireacht

Monday 24 July 2017 13:00

Rain

As a result of some recent heavy rainfall, amounts in the last week have been above normal countrywide. As much as 3 to 4 times of normal rainfall was recorded in parts of Clare and Galway. Elsewhere rainfall amounts were between 1.5 to 2.5 times the expected average. Today will be generally dry and settled, but drizzly rain on Tuesday along the southwest will give way to a band of frontal rain on Tuesday night into Wednesday which will be followed by scattered showers and an unstable westerly airflow. With showers and longer spells of rain on Thursday and Friday. As a result rainfall amounts are expected to be on or above average across the country. The southwest is likely to see the wettest conditions over the coming week with in excess of 3 time's normal rainfall likely here.

Temperatures

Mean air temperatures for the past week have generally been below normal by between -0.2 to -1.1 degrees. Temperatures gradually recovering today and tomorrow but cooler conditions are expected to return later in the week, resulting in near to slightly below average mean temperatures over the coming week as a whole.

Sunshine

Despite the rain over the past week, sunshine hours have been above average across the country. The best of the sunshine was in the north, with over 55 hours of sunshine here in the past week The coming week will see sunshine amounts close to normal.

Drying Conditions

Drying will be good today and for most of tomorrow, however, conditions will become poor from the southwest on Tuesday evening as a band of rain spreads eastwards and clears to scattered showers on Wednesday afternoon. Conditions improving again for Thursday, however a deterioration is likely on Friday again as a band of rain is likely to push in from the Atlantic.

Spraying

There will be good spraying conditions until Tuesday evening when spraying will be poor due to rain and then breezy conditions will limit spraying opportunities.

Field Conditions

Soil moisture deficits are low in the west and north due to the recent heavy rainfall but over east Munster and south Leinster soil moisture deficits are still moderate to high resulting possibly in some restriction to growth

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