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Dublin: 4 °C Wednesday 13 November, 2019
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Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather?

Storm Lorenzo hit the country earlier this week.

STORM LORENZO HIT the country earlier this week and battered parts of the west coast. 

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. 

What year was Ireland’s worst winter on record?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
1958/59
1960/61

1962/63
1964/1965
During what storm did Teresa Mannion say “Don’t take risks on treacherous roads” live on air?
Desmond
Darwin

Brian
Ophelia
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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-14.2 degrees
-21.4 degrees

-12.8 degrees
-19.1 degrees
How many Status Red warnings did Met Éireann issue last year?
Eamonn Farrell/TheJournal.ie
0
1

2
3
What year did Evelyn Cusack become Met Éireann's head of forecasting?
Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie
2015
2016

2017
2018
What year was the first weather forecast presented in Ireland?
RTÉ
1962
1960

1967
1969
A Lidl was knocked down by a digger during Storm Emma. Where in Dublin was that Lidl located?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
Tallaght
Clondalkin

Swords
Blanchardstown
The Night of the Big Wind was the most devastating storm ever recorded in Ireland. What year did it hit?
Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie
1939
1839

1864
1910
And finally... Glenmacnass in Wicklow experienced the heaviest snowfall during Storm Emma. What was the recorded depth?
Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie
90cm
48cm

135cm
2 metres
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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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