Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Friday, 01 August 2014 20:48
Spells of thundery rain spreading east and north early tonight giving localised heavy downpours but staying mainly dry in the west and southwest. Light, variable winds will become light to moderate northerly overnight. Mild; lowest temperatures 11 to 14 degrees Celsius.
01 August 2014 - The Weather of July 2014: Warm everywhere; dry and sunny in most partsAll mean temperatures were above their LTA (Long-Term Average). Most stations reported below average rainfall. Sunshine totals were variable. Monthly mean windspeeds ranged from five knots (9 km/h) at stations in the Midlands to 11 knots (20km/h) at Malin Head.
28 July 2014 - NEW: 5 Day Wave ForecastsA new product has been added to the 5 day forecasts, significant wave height.
26 June 2014 - WMO Update: Prepare for El NiñoEl Niño refers to the above-average sea-surface temperatures that periodically develop across the east-central equatorial Pacific.There is a 60% likelihood of an El Niño being fully established between June and August, increasing to 75-80% for the October to December period, according to an El Niño Update issued by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).