Glencar records highest rainfall in 2012
The highest daily rainfall of 2012, at 99.5mm, was recorded at Lough Glencar, Co Leitrim on June 8 according to the latest statistics released by Met Eireann.
The figures marked the highest June daily rainfall on record since 1993 and was recorded during a particularly savage thunderstorm.
But it wasn’t just Co Leitrim which suffered under a deluge in June 2012, June was among the most miserable months in Irish weather history, recording both the wettest and darkest conditions since records began in locations around Ireland.
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Weather for Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 6 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 21 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 4 C to 12 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: North