Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Sunday, 07 February 2016 04:52
There’ll be some bright or sunny spells along with scattered showers this morning. Showers will give way to more persistent rain this afternoon, extending from the southwest to all areas. Temperatures will be around 5 or 6 degrees this afternoon but will rise later to 9 or 10 degrees in the south of the country. Fresh to strong southwest winds will back southerly for a time.
02 February 2016 - Weather summary for JanuaryWet and mild everywhere
25 January 2016 - WMO confirms 2015 as hottest year on recordThe global average surface temperature in 2015 broke all previous records by a strikingly wide margin, at 0.76±0.1° Celsius above the 1961-1990 average. For the first time on record, temperatures in 2015 were about 1°C above the pre-industrial era, according to a consolidated analysis from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
22 January 2016 - Rainfall Radar interference.We are experiencing unusual interference on the Dublin radar. This results in a 'spoke' type pattern particularly to the south east of Dublin.We are attempting to identify and remove the source of this interference.