Leinster

Issued at: 27 January 2023 18:00

TODAY - Friday 27th January

Staying dry this evening with some clear spells, but cloud will gradually increase in the north of the province. Winds will be light and westerly or variable in direction.

TONIGHT

Tonight will be dry and cold to start with some clear spells in the south and east. Cloud will gradually increase as the night progresses with patchy light rain, mist and drizzle spreading from the northwest later, but staying dry across much of the southeast. It will be coldest early in the night with lowest temperatures falling to between 0 and 5 degrees and a touch of frost in southern and eastern areas, but temperatures will recover as cloud increases. Winds will be light and westerly overnight.

Solar UV Index

Low

UV Index

TOMORROW - Saturday 28th January

Tomorrow, Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a few patches of light rain, mist and drizzle. Some bright or sunny spells will develop in the north and west of the province later in the day. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees with light southwest to westerly winds.

National Outlook

OUTLOOK: Mixed conditions with occasional blustery outbreaks of rain.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Rather cold but mostly dry in just light southwest breezes. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees, with a touch of frost in the south and east under broken cloud.

SUNDAY: Cloudy outbreaks of rain will mainly affect Connacht and Ulster, turning heavier here later in the day. Generally dry elsewhere for daylight hours with a mix of cloud and sunny spells, though some rain will arrive during the evening. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees in freshening westerly winds.

Becoming drier overnight under broken cloud with moderating westerly winds. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees.

MONDAY: Overall dry for daylight hours with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Low cloud and drizzle will arrive into Atlantic counties later though. Highest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees in mostly moderate west to southwest breezes.

Some blustery falls of rain will move down from the northwest overnight. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in freshening west to northwest winds.

TUESDAY: Current indications suggest it will be a breezy day in mostly fresh westerly winds. Mostly dry to begin some sunny spells, however showery outbreaks of rain will likely arrive to the north and west later. Highest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees.