Climate Change in Northern Ireland

regional mapPredictions of climate change in Northern Ireland during the 21st century warn of higher temperatures, increased rainfall and faster evaporation rates.

Overall, winter gales may well become less common, however there maybe an increase in the frequency of very severe gales. Sea levels are expected to rise by between 13 and 74cm by the middle of this century.

As with all the UK regions, climate change in Northern Ireland is likely to have both positive and negative impacts on the natural and man-made environment.

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UK Climate Impacts Programme - Northern Ireland
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