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National Forecast

Issued at: 26 November 2020 14:27

TODAY - Thursday 26th November

Staying mostly dry today with a mix of cloud and sunny spells - just isolated light showers. However, mist will linger in some areas with just light variable breezes. Highest temperatures will range a cool 6 to 9 degrees.


Cold and calm tonight with further frost and fog. The fog will be dense across parts of the midlands and southeast. Staying dry across most areas, except in the northwest, where increasing cloud will produce patchy rain. Minimum temperatures of -2 to +3 degrees, coldest across the Leinster and Munster.

TOMORROW - Friday 27th November

Patchy drizzle will affect western and northwestern areas on Friday morning. Dry elsewhere but rather frosty, along with areas of mist and fog. The afternoon will bring mainly dry conditions with some bright spells, but overall cloudy with isolated showers - east Leinster seeing most of these. A cold day, with highest temperatures of only 4 to 8 degrees in light southeasterly or variable breezes.

National Outlook

Overview: Turning more changeable but with only small amounts of rain and near-average temperatures.

Friday night: Cold overnight and turning frosty for a time with patches of mist and fog also. Becoming a little less cold later with scattered patches of rain and drizzle spreading from the south. Minimum temperatures of -1 to +3 degrees, occurring early in the night with light or moderate east or southeast breezes.

Saturday: A mix of cloud and bright spells on Saturday with a few patches of rain or drizzle, mainly in eastern and southern coastal counties. Highest temperatures ranging from 8 to 12 degrees in moderate southeast winds. Fairly cloudy overnight with scattered patches of mist and drizzle. Minimum temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in light southeast or variable breezes.

Sunday: Many areas will be dry on Sunday with a mix of cloud and bright spells. However, there will be some patches of rain and drizzle about, especially across north Connacht and Ulster. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in mostly light, variable winds. It looks set to be predominantly dry overnight but with a few patches of rain, drizzle and mist. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with just light breezes.

Early next week: Current indications are for high pressure to remain positioned close to Ireland for Monday and Tuesday bringing mostly dry weather but with some scattered patches of rain and drizzle. Daytime maxima generally ranging 7 to 10 degrees with night-time temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees. Winds will remain mostly light, varying in direction.


Met Éireann

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