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Regional Forecast for Munster

Issued at: 22 May 2019 13:00

TODAY - Wednesday 22nd May

Cloud will continue to increase from the Atlantic this afternoon, bringing a little patchy light rain or drizzle to parts of the southwest and west coast towards evening. Maximum temperatures 15 to 19 Celsius, with mostly light southerly or variable breezes, moderate on the southwest coast.

TONIGHT - Wednesday 22nd May

Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, persistent in western parts of the province, but very patchy in the east. A few mist or fog patches may develop, with light southerly or variable breezes but moderate on the southwest coast. Minimum temperatures 8 to 10 Celsius.

Pollen Forecast

Low for Wednesday and Thursday.

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Solar UV Index

Moderate to high on Wednesday. Mostly low on Thursday, but high in any sunshine.

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TOMORROW - Thursday 23rd May

Thursday will be mostly cloudy, with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle. The rain will break up into scattered showers in the afternoon with a few of the showers possibly heavy in the evening time. Maximum temperatures 14 to 17 Celsius, in light southerly or variable breezes but moderate on the southwest coast.

National Outlook

Headline: Quite unsettled overall, but mild up to and including Saturday, with just relatively small amounts of rain. Temperatures will fall gradually from Sunday onwards and it will remain unsettled, with the possibility of higher amounts of rain at times.

Thursday night: Dry in most areas, but a few scattered showers will occur, mainly in parts of the north. A few patches of mist or fog also, in light west to northwest or variable winds. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees Celsius.

Friday: Dry in most areas, with bright or sunny spells, but a few scattered showers will occur. Mild with highest temperatures 15 to 19 Celsius, in a light westerly breeze. Friday night will be mainly dry at first, but outbreaks of rain and drizzle will move in from the Atlantic, affecting mainly parts of west Munster and Connacht. Lows of 6 to 9 degrees Celsius, in light westerly breezes, backing southerly.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle extending eastwards during the morning, persistent in parts of the north and in some Atlantic coastal counties, but very patchy elsewhere. Hill and coastal fog also. Good dry spells will develop during the afternoon and evening in many inland areas, with some bright spells, but many Atlantic coastal areas will remain dull and misty. Quite warm in any bright spells, with maximum temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees Celsius, but cooler on Atlantic coasts. Winds mostly moderate westerly.
On Saturday night, a spell of more persistent rain and drizzle will extend from the Atlantic, with freshening southwesterly winds.

Sunday: Outbreaks of rain in the early morning will clear from the west and most of Sunday will be bright, with sunny spells developing and just a few scattered shower, most of the showers in west Ulster, Connacht and west Munster. It will be quite windy, especially in the northwest, with moderate to fresh westerly winds, winds strong on western and northern coasts. Turning a little cooler, with maximum temperatures of 14 to 18 Celsius.

Monday to Wednesday: Early indications suggest that it will turn gradually cooler, with unsettled weather.


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