Irish Rain: Keeping Ireland dry

By The Helpful Engineer / On / In New Building Issues

Irish weatherIt is often said about Ireland’s wet and mild climate that ‘it would be a great Country if you put a roof over it’. People saying this often forget that it is the wet weather that makes the countryside look so alluring in the first place.

Ireland’s rainfall is spread relatively evenly throughout the year, with seasonal rainfall amounts being similar in most parts. Surprising the wettest month of the year in Dublin, which is the driest region of the Country, is August, while February is the driest. I think the reason that this seems strange is because a dark cold month like February feels damper, with any rain lying on the ground taking a long time to dry.

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