Valentia observatory recorded more dull days than anywhere else in the country in July. 9 dull days – days with less than a half hour of sunshine – were recorded. A disappointing month weatherwise, cold, wet and windy conditions were recorded across the country. Claremorris in Co. Mayo saw its coldest July in 50 years, while all monthly rainfall stations had above average rainfall for July. The highest air temperature for the month of July recorded on the first of the month in Roscommon was 23.8 degrees.