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Updated: @ 11/06/2019 20:30 - next update at 20:35  
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain Outlook
Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy
Currently: 13.0, Max: 16.1, Min: 9.6 13.0°C
Colder 0.3°C than last hour.


Feels like: 13°C

24-hr difference
-0.5°CColder 0.5°C than yesterday at this time.
  Today Yesterday
High: 16.1°C
Low: 9.6°C
 Wind from NE NE
6.1 km/h
1 Bft - Light Air
Today: 46.3 km/h 05:39
Gust Month: 51.4 km/h June 2
Rain Today: 6.0 mm
Rain Rate (/hr): 0.00 mm
Rain Yesterday: 0.0 mm
Storm Rain: 0.0 mm
This Month: 9.3 mm
Season Total: 169.8 mm
4 rain days in June.
PM Showers, Wind
PM Showers, Wind
Humidity & Barometer Almanac Moon
Humidity: 68 % Increased 1.0% since last hour.
Dew Point: 7.2°C Decreased 0.1°C since last hour.
Barometer: 102.0 hPa  
Baro Trend: Steady
Sunrise: 04:55
Sunset: 21:53
Moonset: 02:34
Moonrise: 14:34
Waxing Gibbous
Waxing Gibbous, Moon at 9 days in cycle
UV Index Forecast UV Index Forecast
0.4     Low 
0.4     Low 
 WU/TWC Weather Forecast  - Outlook: Tonight & Tomorrow
Rain, Wind
Rain, Wind

WU/TWC forecast: Windy with rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers overnight. Low 6C. Winds WSW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 100%. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.
PM Showers, Wind
PM Showers, Wind

WU/TWC forecast: Windy with showers developing later in the day. High 7C. Winds WSW at 40 to 55 km/h. Chance of rain 50%. Winds could occasionally gust over 80 km/h.
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7 December 2019 - On this day in Irish, world and technological history

1925 - Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller set a world record in the 150-yard freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 25 and 2/5 seconds. He went on to play "Tarzan" in several movies
1941 - Japan launches a surprise attack with 350 aircraft on the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
1972 - Apollo 17 was launched at Cape Canaveral. It was the last U.S. moon mission
1979 - Charles Haughey is elected leader of Fianna Fáil.
1987 - Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev sets foot on American soil for the first time. He had come to the U.S. for a Washington summit with U.S. President Reagan
1999 - The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) files a lawsuit against Napster, alleging that the music file sharing service is enabling the theft of multi-million dollar profits from the record labels
2015 - 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump calls for a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States, following the alledged terrorist events in San Bernadino and Paris, causing nationwide controversy

Number one in the Irish singles charts on this day

1962 - "Lovesick Blues" by Frank Ifield
1968 - "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" by Hugo Montenegro
1972 - "My Ding-A-Ling" by Chuck Berry
1985 - "I'm Your Man" by Wham!
1989 - "When You Come Back to Me" by Jason Donovan
1996 - "Breathe" by The Prodigy
2002 - "Lose Yourself" by Eminem
2006 - "Smack That" by Akon feat. Eminem
2018 - "Thank U, Next" by Ariana Grande

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