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QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish weather?

It’s been another wet and dull week.
Aug 30th 2020, 10:00 PM 47,612 36

IT’S BEEN OVER a week since Storm Ellen battered the country, but the wet and dull weather has rumbled on this week. 

With that in mind, and as Irish people love to talk about the weather, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.  

Let’s see how well you know Irish weather. 

During what storm did Teresa Mannion say “Don’t take risks on treacherous roads” live on air?
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Ali
Ophelia
Darwin
Desmond
What year was Ireland’s worst winter on record?
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1947/48
1971/72
1962/63
1889/90
How many Status Red warnings has Met Éireann issued so far this year?
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0
1
2
3
What's the highest air temperature ever recorded in Ireland (at Kilkenny Castle on 26 June 1887)?
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32.2 degrees
33.3 degrees
34.4 degrees
35.5 degrees
What's the lowest air temperature ever recorded in Ireland (at Markree Castle, Co Sligo on 16 January 1881)?
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-19.1 degrees
-2.3 degees
-26.4 degrees
-10.7 degrees
What year did Evelyn Cusack become Met Éireann's head of forecasting?
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2015
2016
2017
2018
May 2020 was the sunniest month on record in Ireland.
Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie
True
False
What year did Labour's Joan Burton fall out of a canoe while visiting flood victims of Storm Frank in Kilkenny?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
2013
2014
2015
2016
The Night of the Big Wind was the most devastating storm ever recorded in Ireland. What year did it hit?
Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie
1839
1939
1972
1818
How many times did Ireland see a white Christmas between 1964 and 2010?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
26
9
4
0
And finally... A Lidl was damaged by a digger during Storm Emma. Where in Dublin was that Lidl located?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
Clondalkin
Tallaght
Blanchardstown
Dundrum
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Top Dog
Pawsitively perfect
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Clever Cat!
Almost purrfect
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Fintastic
Flippin' good
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What are ewe doing?!
Baaaaaaad.
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Turtley Awful!
Shell of a bad effort.
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