Articles | Volume 20
17 May 2023
 | 17 May 2023

Return values of temperature and snow loadings for 50, 100 and 120-year return periods to support building design standards in Ireland

Carla Mateus and Barry Coonan

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Short summary
This research presents new maps of return values of maximum and minimum shade air temperatures at mean sea level, lowest 10 cm soil temperature and snow loading at 100 m above mean sea level for 50, 100 and 120-year return periods. These maps will be crucial to inform the design of buildings and civil engineering works such as roof patterns or bridges.