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National Forecast

28 September 2023 18:20

Today - Thursday 28th September

A good deal of cloud for most this evening as a band of rain tracks eastwards over the country, heavy and possibly thundery at times. As the rain clears from the west, clear spells and isolated showers will follow as moderate to fresh south to southwest winds.

Tonight - Thursday 28th September

Early tonight, the last of the rain will clear eastwards parts, becoming mostly dry with clear spells, isolated showers and some patches of mist. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 12 degrees with light to moderate south to southwest winds, fresher in the northwest.

Tomorrow - Friday 29th September

Tomorrow will be generally dry with sunny spells and just well scattered showers. Highest temperatures of 15 to 17 degrees, in a mostly light to moderate west to southwest wind, fresher at times in the north and northwest.


Overview: Unsettled for the weekend and Monday, with rain or showers, then turning drier and brighter.

Friday night: Mostly dry and clear early on, with isolated showers mainly affecting Ulster. Cloud will increase from the south overnight with rain and drizzle developing in the southwest. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in a light south to southwest wind.

Saturday: Saturday will be wet and breezy. Rain will extend countrywide during the morning and afternoon before clearing northeastwards in the evening. A fresh and gusty southeast to south wind will develop, becoming south to southwest and gradually easing later. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees.

Saturday night: Starting dry with clear spells, but some showers will move into the west and northwest overnight. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in a light to moderate south to southwest wind.

Sunday: On Sunday there will be sunny spells and scattered showers but by evening most places will be dry. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees in a light to moderate southwesterly wind.

Sunday night: Mostly dry with clear spells, although outbreaks of rain may develop in southern areas later in the night. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees with light south to southwest winds.

Monday: Scattered outbreaks of rain will become more widespread and heavier during Monday and it will become cloudier. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees with a light to moderate south to southwest wind.

Further outlook: A good amount of dry and bright weather expected on Tuesday and Wednesday, with showers mainly affecting northern areas.