Snowfall in Dublin for over the last five years

Anne Truong

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Frost and snow have appeared across the capital as well as Galway city in recent days due to a record cold spell, the longest in the last five years. Many provinces of Ireland have been experiencing bitter and chilly weather, with snow falling heavily in many areas across the region.
Snowing in Dublin - Photo Credit: Anne Truong
Snowing in Dublin – Photo Credit: Anne Truong

Dublin was covered with snow in the early morning of Friday, the 5th of March. In many places, the appearance of snow this late in winter has broken historical records. Snow fell in many areas of Dublin. Locals said the last recorded snow fall was about five years ago. Many families in Dublin had to take their children to school to avoid the cold. In Galway district, snow also appeared on March 4. Temperatures dropped to -1.5 to -2 degrees Celsius

White day - Photo Credit: Anne Truong
White day – Photo Credit: Anne Truong

The next day, frost appeared in some districts like Dublin city as temperatures dropped to below 0 degrees Celsius.

Many families in Dublin had to take their children to school to avoid the cold.
Many families in Dublin had to take their children to school to avoid the cold – Photo Credit Anne Truong

28 year old student, Mike Todd, who is studying at the Griffith College in Dublin said “Snowflakes excite me, I want to touch that fluffy thing in my hand but don’t want to be long outside ’cause I may catch a cold. I like the shiny white thing around me”.

Snowing - Photo Credit: Anne Truong
Snowing – Photo Credit: Anne Truong

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  • Cheryl Trieu

    I love this articel, the picture is so real.

    • Anne Truong

      The photos was taken on my house nearby.

  • Craig Todd

    Interesting facts with beautiful imagery and well rounded article.

    • Anne Truong

      Yeh, that is a great experience.

  • Daud

    Nice article

    • Anne Truong

      Thanks Daud for your time to reading this entri

  • Jolene

    As an Asian who live almost time in South East Asia country i would like to touch the snow and spending time outside. But it may not a good idea, so cold over there i guess. Hehe thank to your article and pictures, many things useful and beautiful could be seen from here

    • Anne Truong

      Thanks Jolene for your idea, hope you will experiment the snow soon.

  • Grace

    Beautiful country!

  • Tram Nguyen

    Its really good writing. Living in tropical country, with me, taking an experience with snowfall makes me excited as student in in this writting was. Look forward to an future opt