Donegal records highest gust in the country during storm Dylan

Gust recorded at 124.1km/h recorded at Malin Head

By Michelle NicPhaidin

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Donegal records highest gust in the country during storm Dylan

The strongest gust of wind was recorded at 124.1 km/h at Malin Head on the 31st of December during Storm Dylan, according to a weather summary report issued by Met Éireann.  

Average wind speeds during December ranged from 11.1 km/h at Mullingar, County Westmeath to 31.3 km/h at Malin Head. 

Average wind speeds were storm force on December 31st due to Storm Dylan at both Mace Head, County Galway and
Malin Head, Co Donegal.

December's highest 10-minute mean wind speed was 94.5 km/h reported at Mace Head, Co Galway and Malin Head.