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Issued at: 23 September 2020 17:00

TODAY - Wednesday 23rd September

Further showers this evening with good clear spells as well.


Tonight will start dry. Rain will develop later and may turn heavy before dawn. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 7 degrees in moderate to fresh south to southeast winds.

Solar UV Index

Moderate today and Thursday but low in any cloud

UV Index

TOMORROW - Thursday 24th September

Thursday will be a cool blustery day with showers, merging to give longer spells of rain. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees, in mostly moderate to fresh and gusty cyclonic variable winds, becoming northerly by evening.

National Outlook

Summary: Cool and unsettled weather for the rest of the week and weekend with occasional showers mixed with autumnal sunny spells. Temperatures will recover a little by Sunday.

Thursday night: Becoming mostly clear inland with showers mostly confined to the coasts. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in moderate to fresh north to northwesterly winds.

Friday: Cool and breezy, with sunny spells and scattered showers, mostly over Ulster. Cloud will increase from the south west during the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees, in moderate to fresh northwesterly winds.

Friday night: Mainly dry with the best of the clear spells in the northeast, cloudier in the southwest with some rain or drizzle possible along southwest coasts overnight. Cloudier conditions in the south west will keep lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees here. However, temperatures will drop to 2 to 5 degrees elsewhere with a risk of grass frost forming in light northerly or variable breezes.

Saturday: Mainly dry, with good sunny spells and light northerly or variable winds. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees.

Saturday night: Cold overnight, with lows of just 1 to 5 degrees with the risk of grass frost forming. However, cloud will increase from the west through the night with rain approaching the southwest coast by morning, as winds back light south to southeasterly.

Sunday: Rain or showers over the southwest will ease through the morning, while remaining mostly dry elsewhere. Becoming a little milder, with highest temperature of 12 to 16 degrees, warmest over Munster, in moderate southerly winds.

Sunday night: A mix of clear spells and scattered showers or longer spells of rain, mainly in the south and east, in mostly light variable breezes. Remaining milder overall with lows of 10 to 12 degrees bringing the risk of mist and fog patches forming. However, temperatures will drop to 7 to 9 degrees in Ulster and north Connacht with the best of the clear spells.

Monday: Showers clearing the east coast in the morning to leave a mix of sunshine and scattered showers in mostly light northwesterly breezes. Highest temperatures of 12 to 16 degrees.

Further outlook: Changeable and unsettled weather continuing through next week.


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