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Pleasant September

Armagh Observatory reports that September was considerably drier, and slightly sunnier and warmer than average.

Rainfall amounted to 25.8 mm (1.02 inches), that is, about one third of the monthly average.

The number of hours of sunshine was 118.3, that is, almost 15% more than average.

The mean monthly temperature was 13.7 degrees Celsius (56.6 degrees Fahrenheit), which is about one degree Celsius above average. There were four nights with grass frost.

These data refer to observations at Armagh Observatory, which has been recording the weather at Armagh since 1795.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: John McFarland at the Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DG. Tel.: 028-3752-2928; FAX: 028-3752-7174; jmfat signarm.ac.uk; URL: climate.arm.ac.uk.

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Last Revised: 2007 October 2nd
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