Ireland recorded its highest minimum temperature in November last night
Met Eireann has released some provisional figures.
The forecaster says 15.5 degrees was recorded at Shannon Airport, while temperatures in excess of 15 degrees was also measured at the Phoenix Park in Dublin.
We have never had an Autumn like this one, where temperatures are way above average and the wind blows as if a sign that our whole weather systems are switching into to some erratic new gear. #climate-change #WeHaveToActNow pic.twitter.com/Z9Z2fsGJnk
— Eamon Ryan (@EamonRyan) November 10, 2022
The previous record-high minimum was 14.6 degrees.
The UK Met Office says the same record was hit in Northern Ireland with 14.5 degrees measured in Derry.
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It comes as Met Eireann say the lowest temperature recorded yesterday was 15 degrees - a new highest minimum temperature for the month of November pic.twitter.com/dqjezJZ0vj
— Mairéad Cleary (@maireadcleary7) November 11, 2022
This summer saw the highest temperature in more than a century in Ireland at 33 degrees celsius.
Last night Environment Minister Eamon Ryan said we've never had an autumn like this before and shows the weather system is getting more erratic.