National Forecast

Issued at: 03 December 2022 22:50

TONIGHT

Rain and drizzle near the west coast will soon clear early tonight. Many places will be dry but scattered showers will continue in the east of the country. Clear spells will develop more widely as the night goes on. Lowest temperatures ranging from minus 1 to plus 4 degrees with frost forming in parts. Light east to northeast breezes.

TOMORROW - Sunday 4th December

Staying dry in many western areas with sunny spells tomorrow and just isolated showers. Scattered showers will be fairly widespread in the eastern half of the country. Some of the showers may turn to sleet over hills and mountains. Highest temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees in moderate east to northeast winds.

National Outlook

OVERVIEW: Continuing to turn colder as winds become northerly. Plenty of dry weather is expected, though there may be some wintry showers at times.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Isolated showers will continue with the best of the dry conditions in the west and south. Minimum temperatures of 1 to 6 degrees, coldest in the midlands, in mainly light northeasterly breezes.

MONDAY: Largely cloudy with isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees in mainly light northeasterly breezes.

MONDAY NIGHT: Cloudy but dry in most areas. Just a few isolated showers. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 6 degrees, coldest in the north, in light northeasterly breezes.

TUESDAY: Dry in most areas with good sunny spells. Just a few isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees in light north to northeast breezes.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Quite cold on Tuesday night with light northerly breezes and largely clear skies. Isolated showers may continue. Widespread frost is expected as temperatures fall to -1 or 0 degrees for most inland areas, though it will remain up to +4 degrees nearer to coasts.

WEDNESDAY: Good sunny spells on Wednesday, though it will remain chilly with afternoon temperatures reaching just 2 to 6 degrees. Dry for most areas although isolated showers will continue, potentially falling as snow on higher ground. Light northerly breezes.

FURTHER OUTLOOK: Current indications are that it will stay very cold through the remainder of the working week with daytime temperatures reaching just the low to mid single digits, and potentially dipping a few degrees below freezing at night. Remaining dry in most areas with isolated outbreaks of wintry precipitation.