The number of hours of sunshine was 52.5, that is, about 46% more than the monthly average.
The mean monthly temperature was 3.9 degrees Celsius (39.0 degrees Fahrenheit), which is about 0.8 degrees Celsius below average. The maximum temperature was 11.7 degrees C on the 20th and 21st, while the lowest air temperature was -4.3 C on 29th. There were twenty-two nights with grass frost and sixteen with air frost.
The mean annual temperature at Armagh during 2008 was 9.78 degrees Celsius, making 2008 the coolest year since 2001.
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