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Ireland is almost – ALMOST – completely rain-free.

EVEN BEFORE MET Éireann confirmed it on Monday, most of us knew that June had been wetter than usual.

Most parts of the country have faced unprecedented levels of rain over the past month, with Cork and Belfast bearing the brunt with widespread flooding.

However this evening, for the first time in quite a while the country is almost – ALMOST – rain-free (sorry, Kerry). And there’s even some good news: Met Éireann says tomorrow is going to be warm! With sunny spells! And yes, some showers, but let’s focus on the fact that it could be as high as 21 degrees Celsius tomorrow. Hello, summer. We’ve been waiting for you…

(Image: Met Éireann’s rainfall radar)

In contrast, here’s how things looked at the weekend:

(Image: Met Éireann’s rainfall radar)

Wet and dull: how Met Éireann summarised June’s weather >

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