DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland has recorded its warmest autumn period since records began 71 years ago, Met ireann has reported.
Officials said that eight areas have recorded temperatures well above average for the autumn months.
In Mullingar, Co Westmeath temperatures have been 1.7 degrees above average and Claremorris, Co Mayo has seen temperatures 1.5 degrees above normal.
Other areas with record breaking autumn temperatures were Mace Head, Co Galway; Ballyhaise, Co Cavan; Athenry, Co Galway; Mount Dillon, Co Roscommon; Finner, Co Donegal and Knock Airport.
The highest temperature in autumn, 27.9 degrees, was recorded at both Shannon Airport, Co Clare and Valentia Observatory, Co Kerry. These both were reported on Tuesday, September 7th.
Meanwhile, Phoenix Park recorded an average temperature of 1.8 degrees above the average.
Cooler periods were seen in Ireland at the end of September and beginning of October, and during a few days at the beginning of November and the end of November.