reland's climate is
influenced by the relatively warm waters of the
Gulf Stream and by the prevailing southwestern
winds from the Atlantic. This combination
results in an equable climate with temperatures
fairly uniform across the whole country.
Coldest months: January and
February with mean daily air temperatures of 4
to 7 degrees Celsius.
Warmest months: July and August with
mean temperatures of 14 16 degrees Celsius.
Sunniest months: May and
June, averaging five to seven hours of sunshine
Average annual rainfall:
800-1200mm (31 to 47 inches) in low lying areas
750mm (30 inches) in some Eastern areas
1500mm (59) inches in parts of the west
2000 mm (79 inches) or more In mountainous areas