National Forecast

Issued at: 30 September 2023 21:44


Tonight will bring scattered outbreaks of rain, likely to be heaviest across the south and southeast. Low cloud and mist will persist along southern coasts too. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees, in moderate southwesterly breezes.

TOMORROW - Sunday 1st October

Sunday will be a much drier and brighter day with sunshine and isolated showers. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees, in light to moderate southwest breezes.

National Outlook

Sunday night: A breezy night especially in the northwest with fresh southwest winds although staying more light to moderate in the southeast. Generally cloudy with a few showers across Connacht and Ulster but mainly dry elsewhere. Lowest temperatures of around 9 to 12 degrees.

Monday: A rather cloudy start with a band of persistent rain over parts of the southeast early. Outbreaks of rain will also affect counties in the northwest too which will gradually spread further east later in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in southwest breezes.

Monday night: Cloudy with outbreaks of rain mainly across counties in the northwest. The rain will turn heavy at times too but elsewhere it will remain mostly dry. Southwest breezes will gradually turn westerly with lowest temperatures of around 7 to 9 degrees.

Tuesday: Another wet and rather blustery day. Outbreaks of rain will move across the country from the west later in the morning. Some heavy and thundery falls are possible too. The rain will gradually clear away from the south later in the afternoon with just a few showers lingering in the far north by evening. Westerly winds will be strong and gusty at times with highest temperatures of around 12 to 15 degrees.

Tuesday Night: Cloudy with a few showers lingering in the northwest but mainly dry elsewhere. Showers will move across the southwest overnight before spreading further north by dawn. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees with westerly winds turning southerly overnight.

Wednesday: Current models suggest that there will be a few showers early on Wednesday morning, but they will gradually clear by the afternoon leaving a mix of cloudy periods and sunny spells. Rain is expected later in the evening however. Highest temperatures again in the mid-teens.