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National Forecast

Issued at: 20 January 2022 22:11


Largely dry and cloudy tonight with just isolated drizzle patches in the northwest. A few clear spells in parts too with some mist and fog patches developing and a touch of frost locally. Lowest temperatures of -1 to plus 4 degrees in a light westerly or variable breeze.

TOMORROW - Friday 21st January

Tomorrow will be largely dry with any mist and fog clearing in the morning. There will be a good deal of cloud over the country with some patchy drizzle at times on western and northwestern coasts. The best of any bright or sunny spells will be in eastern or southern areas. Highest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in light, occasionally moderate, southwesterly breezes.

National Outlook

OVERVIEW: Mainly dry and settled conditions persisting but with a fair amount of cloud.

Friday night: Predominately dry and cloudy overnight with light to moderate southwesterly breezes. Patchy drizzle will affect some western Atlantic coasts. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees generally but it may dip below freezing briefly through the evening hours in the southeast before clouding over.

Saturday: Continuing largely dry and cloudy with just isolated patches of drizzle. The best of any brighter spells will be in the southeast. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees in mostly moderate southwesterly breezes. Overnight, more persistent drizzle may develop along southern and western coasts. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees in the west but a little colder in the east dipping down to between 0 and 3 degrees with a touch of frost possible there, in light to moderate southerly breezes, becoming fresher on western and northwestern coasts.

Sunday: Another dry and cloudy day for most just occasional bright spells developing but with some patchy drizzle occurring in southern and western Atlantic coastal areas. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees in light to moderate southerly breezes. During the evening, a band of light rain will skirt the northwest coast, with some more isolated patches of drizzle along western coasts. Lowest temperatures generally of 2 to 6 degrees, coolest in the south, in light southerly or variable breezes with mist and fog patches forming.

Monday: A brighter day than previous with a mix of cloud and sunny spells, the best of which will be in the east, it will be a little cloudier in the west with patchy light rain and drizzle at times. Highest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees in light southerly breezes.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with isolated light patches of rain or drizzle for the most part however there may be occasional brighter spells mixed in there also. Highs of 6 to 10 degrees in light southerly breezes.

Further outlook: High pressure is indicated to continue dominating our weather bringing predominately dry conditions though there may be periods of light rain or drizzle at times, mostly affecting the north and northwest, while it will remain on the milder side of seasonal average temperatures also.


Met Éireann

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