Weather report 2016

Another wet and windy year in west Donegal? Of course, but all the more impressive as the McGlinchey weather station records its first hurricane force winds! The year wasn’t quite as windy or wet as 2015, but we’re certainly starting to see some consistency year to year in the weather recorded at the McGlinchey Weather Station. The climate around Sheskinmore has…

Weather report 2015

It’s been a wet and windy year again! But while large parts of Ireland have been suffering greatly from the recent heavy rains and storms, Donegal faired slightly better, and certainly in the west, experienced very little flooding. But December was definitely wet – marginally wetter than January, and 2015 was a wet year. In comparison…

Weather summary 2014

The McGlinchey Weather Station has been operating now for over 2 ½ years which is allowing us to build a growing archive of weather data that will be used to understand more about the delicate balance between water and habitats across the Sheskinmore catchment. We continued to have a few issues with sensor to data logger communication throughout…

Weather summary 2013

Visitors to McGlincheys will be familiar with the weather station we installed in 2012 – the Davis Vantage Pro2 Weather Station is installed just southwest of the McGlincheys Field Centre, and has been recording hourly weather since June 2012. Remarkably, despite the extreme weather we have been experiencing over the last 2 months, the weather…