Least sun and most rain recorded in Kerry last month

The highest amount of rainfall last month was recorded in Kerry.

According to Met Éireann, 114.5 millimetres of rain was recorded at Valentia Observatory last month, 22% higher than normal.

The most rainfall in a day in May was also recorded at Valentia, with 27.5 mm collected on the 20th – the highest daily rainfall total in May since 2012.

The least amount of sunshine – 179.2 hours – was also recorded at Valentia last month, averaging 5.8 hours per day.