Valentia records wettest December in the country

28 wet days were recorded during December at Valentia Observatory.

Met Eireann says almost 199 millimetres of rain fell at the south Kerry weather station in the last month of 2017.

This was the highest level of rainfall recorded at any weather station in the country.

There were 18 dull days at Valentia Observatory over the month which also recorded just 20 hours of sunshine; the lowest level in the country.