Issued at: 23 February 2024 12:00
Today will be cold across Dublin with sunny spells and scattered showers of rain or hail, sleet is possible on high ground. There'll be good dry periods also. Highest temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees with moderate, gusty west to southwest winds.
Tonight, showers will be very isolated and will die out completely. Good clear spells with frost and icy stretches developing. Lowest temperatures of -2 to +1 degrees with light to moderate northwest breezes.
On Saturday morning, any frost and icy patches will clear. It will be a dry day with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 8 or 9 degrees with light to moderate northwest breezes.
Saturday night will start off dry over most of Ireland. Rain will develop in the southwest and will spread northwards over Munster, Connacht and Leinster overnight. Most of Ulster will stay dry. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 5 degrees, coldest in Ulster with light to moderate east to southeast winds.
On Sunday, rain with heavy falls will spread over Munster, Connacht and south Leinster but will gradually clear from late in the afternoon. Drier, brighter weather over Ulster with highs of 6 to 9 degrees in a light to moderate north to northeast winds. Sunday night will be cold and mainly dry with clear spells. Frost and some icy patches are possible. Lowest temperatures of -1 to +3 degrees with a light to moderate northerly breezes.
Monday will be dry with bright or sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees with a light to moderate northerly breezes. Monday night will be cold with clear spells at first and cloud increasing from the northwest overnight. Lowest temperatures of -1 to +3 degrees with frost and ice possible in the east and southeast.
On Tuesday, a band of rain will move southeastwards over Ireland. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees with moderate southwest winds. On Tuesday night, there'll be further spells of rain.
On Wednesday, rain will clear eastwards with sunshine and scattered showers following. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees with variable breezes.
Current indications suggest that rain will move eastwards across the country on Thursday with cold, showery weather following for Friday and next weekend.
Temperature circle (°C): maximum and minimum temperature forecast for each day. Wind symbol (km/h): arrow points in the direction the wind is blowing. The weather and wind icons: for the time of maximum temperature and minimum temperature.