Cities in NORTHERN IRELAND
Popular destinations UNITED KINGDOM
Due to the influence of the warm Gulf Stream, Northern Ireland has a mild and temperate climate.
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The weather can be very changeable. Rain, fog and sun sometimes alternate at lightning speed. Most precipitation falls in the west, approx. 2030 mm; in the east and southeast, annual falls are between 760 and 1010 mm. Spring is normally the driest period, the summer and winter periods are the wettest. It hardly ever snows and when it snows it is never in large quantities.
-Coldest months of the year: usually January and February with an average temperature of 4 °C - 7 °C
-Hottest months of the year: July and August with an average temperature of 14° C - 16 °C
-Sunniest months of the year: May and June with an average of 5-7 hours of sunshine per day
-Average rainfall for the whole of Northern Ireland is between 800-1200 mm per year
Cahill, M. J. / Northern Ireland
Day, C. / North of Ireland
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