The month's lowest temperatures were recorded on January 31 at Dublin Airport where the mercury dropped to -5.8C air minimum temperature and -10.2C grass minimum
For gardening purposes, it is important to record the temperature at ground level and most weather stations set at least two thermometers to record these with a grass minimum
thermometer set in contact with short grass.
airflo sunn tem thu oW su o r t " While it was a mostly sunny month more than half of Met Eireann's stations still reported ground frost.Both the month's lowest air and grass minimum
temperature were recorded on the 12th at Mount Dillon, Co Roscommon, at -1.2C and -5.1C respectively.
LOWEST grass minimum
temperature: -6.0C at Mullingar on 17th