Climatein Ireland
Temperature       What is temperature?Temperature is how hot or cold it is.  Temperature is measured using             a__...
 This   is a thermometer Have    you seen one before?
 This is a map showing  the average  temperatures in  Ireland The cold colours, like  purple, blue and  white show areas...
 Thewarmest areas are found along the south-west coast. Valentia Island, County Kerry has the highest annual mean tempera...
Rainfall Rainfall  is measured using a rain gauge A rain gauge it works by collecting rainfall  falling into a funnel ab...
 This   is a rain gauge
 The  parts with  lighter colours  have less rain  than the  places with  darker colours Do you notice  anything about  ...
Who records our weather? Met  Eireann is the body responsible for  recording the weather in Ireland. They have set up ov...
Meteorologists The name of the people who record and  study this weather, is meteorologists. They study the atmosphere a...
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Climate in ireland

  1. 1. Climatein Ireland
  2. 2. Temperature What is temperature?Temperature is how hot or cold it is. Temperature is measured using a________? A thermometerThe unit of measurement is degrees celcius or ˚C
  3. 3.  This is a thermometer Have you seen one before?
  4. 4.  This is a map showing the average temperatures in Ireland The cold colours, like purple, blue and white show areas where the temperature is less than 8˚ Celcius, and very cold The warm colours like red, yellow and orange show warmer areas
  5. 5.  Thewarmest areas are found along the south-west coast. Valentia Island, County Kerry has the highest annual mean temperature, at 10.4 °C
  6. 6. Rainfall Rainfall is measured using a rain gauge A rain gauge it works by collecting rainfall falling into a funnel above the ground The unit of measurement is millimetres, or mm We’re going to make our own rain gauge
  7. 7.  This is a rain gauge
  8. 8.  The parts with lighter colours have less rain than the places with darker colours Do you notice anything about the darker places?
  9. 9. Who records our weather? Met Eireann is the body responsible for recording the weather in Ireland. They have set up over 30 recording stations around Ireland, where the temperature, rainfall and wind speed are recorded daily
  10. 10. Meteorologists The name of the people who record and study this weather, is meteorologists. They study the atmosphere and read satellite images to predict the weather, we see on the news.

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