Annual Snowfall Averages for Ireland





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities and other locations around Ireland.

Each place has a total for how many days it usually snows in a year and for the number of days with snow lying on the ground.

The annual snow totals given here are averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the country: Ulster, Munster, Leinster and Connacht. Ulster province includes the counties that border Northern Ireland. Munster province covers the southern part of Ireland. Leinster province is in the east, while Connacht (or Connaught) is in the west.

Ulster

Total days per year with snowfall and snow on the ground
Place Snowfall Snow Cover
Clones 18 6
Malin Head 20 2

Munster

Average number of days annualy with snowfall and snow cover
Place Snowfall Snow Cover
Cork 11 2
Roches Point 5 1
Shannon 8 1
Valentia 4 1

Leinster

Annual averages for total days with snowfall and snow on the ground
Place Snowfall Snow Cover
Birr 12 4
Clondalkin 15 4
Dublin 17 3
Kilkenny 13 3
Mullingar 18 6
Wexford 6 1

Connacht

Total days in a year with snowfall and snow cover
Place Snowfall Snow Cover
Belmullet 17 2
Claremorris 20 5
References

Met Eireann. The Irish Meteorological Service Online. Climate. 30 Year Averages.

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