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National Forecast

Issued at: 20 October 2019 23:39


Apart from the odd coastal shower in the southeast, tonight will be dry with long clear spells. Minimum temperatures of minus 1 to plus 3 degrees with a slight frost in sheltered areas. Patches of mist and fog will form as northerly winds fall away light.

TOMORROW - Monday 21st October

Any mist and frost will soon clear on Monday, to leave a dry day countrywide with a mix of cloud and sunshine. The best of the sunshine will be in the south and east of the country, with cloudier conditions in the west and north. Maximum temperatures 10 to 12 degrees in light southwest or variable breezes.

National Outlook

Monday night: It will remain largely dry overnight with a fair amount of cloud in western and northern counties but some clear spells elsewhere. Minimum temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees under the clearer skies but ranging 6 to 9 degrees under cloud. Southwest breezes will increase fresh along the northwest coast.

Tuesday: It looks set to be a predominantly dry day on Tuesday but it will be mostly cloudy with a few patches of light rain or drizzle in Atlantic coastal districts. The best of any sunny intervals in the east and southeast of the country. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh southwest breezes. Outbreaks of rain will move in across Connacht and Ulster overnight but it will hold mainly dry elsewhere. Minimum temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees in moderate to fresh southerly winds.

Wednesday: Scattered outbreaks of rain across the country on Wednesday with the odd heavy burst. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in moderate southerly winds. A few patches of rain overnight but becoming mainly dry with some mist forming. Minimum temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in light northwest breezes.

Thursday: Current indications suggest it will be cool and mostly dry on Thursday with some sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in light breezes.

Friday: There is still a good deal of uncertainty on the forecast for Friday but the latest indications suggest an area of rain will move in from the south accompanied by freshening southerly winds.


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