Issued at: 26 May 2024 12:00

TODAY - Sunday 26th May

Generally cloudy and damp today with outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Later this afternoon the rain will clear with some sunny spells developing, along with scattered showers, possibly heavy and thundery. Highest temperatures of 13 to 15 degrees in moderate southwest or variable winds.


A mix of cloud and clear spells, with scattered showers, possibly heavy and thundery at first, but becoming mostly dry by dawn. Lowest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees in light to moderate southwest winds.

Pollen Forecast

Moderate on Sunday and Monday.

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Solar UV Index

Low under cloud-cover and Moderate in sunshine on both Sunday and Monday.

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TOMORROW - Monday 27th May

A mix of cloud and good sunny spells, mostly dry apart from a few showers from afternoon. Highest temperatures of 14 to 16 degrees with moderate south to southwest breezes.

National Outlook

Overview: Changeable weather with showers at times.

Monday night: Mostly dry at first on Monday night with mostly clear skies. However, rain will quickly develop in the southwest overnight, before spreading north over the country. The rain will be generally light and patchy in nature but the odd heavy burst is possible. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in moderate southerly winds.

Tuesday: Outbreaks of rain and drizzle over Ulster will clear quickly on Tuesday morning leaving a day of sunshine and scattered showers. A few heavy or thundery downpours are possible, especially in the northeast. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees in fresh southwest breezes. Showers will ease early on Tuesday night but scattered outbreaks of rain will spread from the Atlantic later. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees in moderate southwest or variable breezes.

Wednesday: Cloudy skies along with scattered falls of rain and drizzle on Wednesday morning. It will turn brighter into the afternoon with long sunny spells developing with just a few scattered showers. A fine and mostly sunny evening is expected. Maximum temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees in moderate to fresh northwest winds. Largely dry on Wednesday night with clear spells and just a few passing showers. Some areas of mist and fog may develop inland as northerly breezes decrease light over land but remain fresh along windward coasts.

Thursday: A bright day is forecast on Thursday with plenty of dry weather and just a few passing showers. The best of the sunshine is expected in the east and south of the country. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees in moderate northerly winds.

Friday: Current indications are for a mainly dry day on Friday with sunny spells and just isolated showers. Highs of 14 to 17 degrees in moderate northwest winds.