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Irish Weather Observing Stations Hourly Records for 2017

Named after the Irish name for weather, this package contains tidied data from the Irish Meteorological Service's hourly observations for 2017. In all, the data sets include observations from 25 weather stations, and also latitude and longitude coordinates for each weather station.



Irish Weather Data from Ireland's Weather Observing Stations in 2017. Hourly records from January-December based on the following weather observation stations:

  • Athenry, Co. Galway
  • Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan
  • Belmullet, Co. Mayo
  • Casement Aerodrome, Co. Dublin
  • Claremorris, Co. Mayo
  • Cork Airport, Co. Cork
  • Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin
  • Dunsany (Grange), Co. Meath
  • Finner Camp, Co. Donegal
  • Gurteen, Co. Tipperary
  • Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford
  • Knock Airport, Co. Mayo
  • Mace Head, Co. Galway
  • Malin Head, Co. Donegal
  • Markree Castle, Co. Sligo
  • Moore Park, Co. Cork
  • Mount Dillon, Co. Roscommon
  • Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
  • Newport Furnace, Co. Mayo
  • Oak Park, Co. Carlow
  • Phoenix Park, Co. Dublin
  • Roches point SWS, Co. Cork
  • Shannon Airport, Co. Clare
  • Sherkin Island, Co. Cork
  • Valentia Observatory, Co. Kerry

See also, major weather events, which in 2017 including Storm Ophelia) (October 9, 2017 – October 18, 2017)


In order to maximise the usefulness of the observations, R's tidyverse tools such as dplyr and ggplot2 can be used. Here are three examples showing their use.

Author Information


  • Copyright Met Éireann
  • Source
  • This data is published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
  • Met Éireann does not accept any liability whatsoever for any error or omission in the data, their availability, or for any loss or damage arising from their use.
  • This material has been modified from the original, in terms of the following:
    • New columns added to the data for Year, Month, Day and Hour.
    • Columns representing indicators removed.
    • The column date transformed to a POSIXct type

Functions in aimsir17

Name Description
stations Summary of weather observing stations with observations
observations Met Eireann - Weather Observing Stations Records 01-Jan-2017 to 31-Dec-2017
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License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Copyright inst/COPYRIGHTS
Encoding UTF-8
LazyData true
RoxygenNote 6.1.1
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2019-11-28 16:18:54 UTC; jim
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2019-12-02 15:30:04 UTC
suggests dplyr
depends R (>= 2.10)
imports tibble

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