All of the Armagh Observatory rainfall data has been calibrated for instrument sensitivity and exposure and is available below.
Papers describing the data and its calibration are available below.
Meteorological Data recorded at
Armagh Observatory from 1795 to 2001:
Volume 1 - Daily, Monthly and Annual Rainfall
1838 - 2001
A. M. García-Suárez, C.J. Butler, D. Cardwell, A.D.S. Coughlin, A. Donnelly, D. T. Fee, K. R. Hickey, B. Morrow and T. Taylor
Paper available as: 17MB PostScript file or 7MB PDF file
Data table available as: 771K PostScript file or 447K PDF file
Precipitation at Armagh Observatory 1838-1997
Butler, C.J., Coughlin, A.D.S. and Fee, D.
Proc. Royal Irish Acad. Biology and Environment 96B, 123-140
Full paper available as 309K PDF file
The following are links to plain text (ASCII) files containing the calibrated data.
You can open them in your browser window and save them to your local computer
system for your own analysis.
If you use this data in any publication please cite
the above papers and acknowledge Armagh Observatory.
Please also inform firstname.lastname@example.org and send copies of publications to The
Librarian, Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DG, N. Ireland.
The information contained in this data archive is owned by the Armagh
Observatory which retains copyright. Whilst Armagh Observatory has made
every effort to ensure accuracy, we cannot be held responsible for errors
or omissions. The data has been calibrated to the best of our ability but may still
contain systematic and sporadic errors. If errors are spotted in the data
please notify email@example.com
Daily Rainfall from 1838-1839
Daily Rainfall from 1840-1849
Daily Rainfall from 1850-1859
Daily Rainfall from 1860-1869
Daily Rainfall from 1870-1879
Daily Rainfall from 1880-1889
Daily Rainfall from 1890-1899
Daily Rainfall from 1900-1909
Daily Rainfall from 1910-1919
Daily Rainfall from 1920-1929
Daily Rainfall from 1930-1939
Daily Rainfall from 1940-1949
Daily Rainfall from 1950-1959
Daily Rainfall from 1960-1969
Daily Rainfall from 1970-1979
Daily Rainfall from 1980-1989
Daily Rainfall from 1990-1999
Daily Rainfall from 2000-present
Total rainfall per month and per annum 1838-2001
Total rainfall per
Mean daily rainfall per month and per annum 1838-2001
Mean daily rainfall per season 1838-2001