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Updated: @ 19/04/2021 12:45 - next update at 12:50  
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain Outlook
Mainly cloudy, Dry Mainly cloudy, Dry
Currently: 9.6, Max: 10.0, Min: 7.4 9.6°C
Colder 0.3°C than last hour.

Cold

Feels like: 8°C

24-hr difference
1.6°CWarmer 1.6°C than yesterday at this time.
  Today Yesterday
High: 10°C
10:11
9.8°C
11:20
Low: 7.4°C
05:54
7.4°C
05:00
 Wind from SSE SSE
14.4
Gust:
5 km/h
3 Bft - Gentle Breeze
Today: 29.6 km/h 12:17
Gust Month: 36.3 km/h April 17
Rain Today: 0 mm
Rain Rate (/hr): 0 mm
Rain Yesterday: 0.2 mm
Storm Rain: 0 mm
This Month: 2.311 mm
Season Total: 526.7 mm
5 rain days in April.
Tonight
Showers Late
Showers Late
Humidity & Barometer Almanac Moon
Humidity: 75 % Increased 1.0% since last hour.
Dew Point: 5.4°C Decreased 0.1°C since last hour.
Barometer: 1024.3 hPa Falling 0.4  hPa/hr
Baro Trend: Steady
Sunrise: 06:14
Sunset: 20:32
Moonset: 03:13
Moonrise: 10:25
Waxing Crescent
Waxing Crescent, Moon at 6 days in cycle
42%
Illuminated
UV Index Solar Radiation
   1.8     Low 
High: 2.7 @ 11:27
421 W/m2 (56 %)
High: 580 @  11:35
Fire Risk Rating Live Howth WebCam Cloud height

Fire Weather Index

Fire Weather Index

Fine Fuel Moisture Code (FFMC)

Fine Fuel Moisture Code (FFMC)

Chandler Burning Index

Chandler Burning Index

Disclaimer

Please note: All of these forecasts are indicative, and conditions on the ground at a local level may differ significantly from those forecasted. Never base important decisions on this or any weather information obtained from the internet.

Pollen Forecast


Tree pollen

Grass pollen

Weed pollen
1
(Low)
0
(Minimal to None)
0
(Minimal to None)

Air quality

Air quality
 WU/TWC Weather Forecast  - Outlook: Today & Tonight
Today
Cloudy
Cloudy

11°C
WU/TWC forecast: Cloudy skies. High 11C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.
 
Tonight
Showers Late
Showers Late

6°C
WU/TWC forecast: Cloudy skies with a few showers after midnight. Low 6C. Winds S at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
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Countdown to astronomical* Summer
 Summer Solstice begins June 21st at 4:32am   IST  
 
* Astronomers base the seasons around the equinox when day and night are of approximately equal length (about 22 September and 20 March). Meteorologists use a temperature-based system to determine the season, with the warmest months of the year (June to August) as summer and all other seasons in 3 month blocks around that date. A pagan based tradition has spring starting on the 1st February, and all other seasons in 3 month blocks before or after that.

19 April 2021 - On this day in Irish, world and technological history

1919 - At their Ard-Fheis, Sinn Féin proposes an Executive Council of the Irish National Alliance which will challenge the right of any foreign parliament to make laws for Ireland.
1939 - De Valera announces that all references to Great Britain and the King will be removed from new passports.
1965 - Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore first describes 'Moores Law' which states that due to improvements in technology computers will double in power every 18 months but still cost the same.
1980 - Johnny Logan wins the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland with the song "What's Another Year".
1987 - The Simpsons premieres as a short cartoon on The Tracey Ullman Show.
1993 - Around 77 people are feared to have died in a fire at the besieged headquarters of the Branch Davidian sect near Waco, Texas.
1995 - A huge car bomb exploded at a government building in Oklahoma City killing 168 people. Timothy McVeigh, a 33-year old Gulf War veteran, was convicted of the attack and sentenced to death by lethal injection
2002 - Ireland's first cash-free petrol station, Carrigdhoun Service Station, near Ballygarvan, Co Cork, opens with all business being transacted by credit card or petrol card.
2005 - Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected as Pope Benedict XVI , the eighth German pontiff
2011 - Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party of Cuba's central committee after 45 years of holding the title.
2012 - Dylan Moran became the first professional English-speaking comedian to perform in Russia, with his routine mentioning Russia's new law banning "homosexual propaganda" and jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
2013 - Boston Marathon bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is killed in a shootout with police. His brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is captured while hiding in a boat inside a backyard in Watertown, Massachusetts.
2018 - Miguel Díaz-Canel is sworn in as President of Cuba, marking the first time since 1959 that Cuba has had a president other than Fidel or Raúl Castro.

Number one in the Irish singles charts on this day

1963 - "From a Jack to a King" by Ned Miller
1965 - "Walking the Streets in the Rain" by Butch Moore
1969 - "Boom Bang-a-Bang" by Lulu
1973 - "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Ole Oak Tree" by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
1986 - "Living Doll" by Cliff Richard and The Young Ones
1990 - "The By-road to Glenroe" by Mick Lally
1997 - "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly
2003 - "A Better Plan" by Simon Casey
2007 - "Beautiful Liar" by Beyoncé and Shakira
2012 - "We Are Young" by Fun feat. Janelle Monae
2019 - "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X

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