Highest rainfalll is recorded at Valentia

The highest rainfall recorded in the country for the month of April was at Valentia Observatory. It measured a total of 153 millimetres. Rainfall totals for the month were above normal almost everywhere. The highest mean monthly temperature of 9.7 degrees was also recorded at Valentia. The lowest mean monthly temperature of 7.3 degrees was recorded at Connaught Airport. Sunshine totals were close to normal generally but it was a relatively sunny month in the west of the country.