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12 May 2021 22:30

Anocht - Wednesday 12th May

Clear spells tonight with showers continuing to ease, becoming largely dry with just isolated showers, mainly in the northwest. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees in mostly light variable breezes, with some mist and fog forming, especially in the east where it may become dense for a time later in the night.

Amárach - Thursday 13th May

Mist and fog patches will quickly clear on Thursday morning however scattered showers will develop through the morning before becoming widespread over Ulster and Leinster. There will be a risk of hail, thunderstorms and spot flooding with these showers. Showers will be more isolated elsewhere with the best of the sunny spells in the southwest. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in light to moderate northwesterly or variable breezes, freshening in the southwest through the afternoon.


SUMMARY: Remaining unsettled for this week and next, with a mix of showers and sunny spells each day. Temperatures slightly below normal for May.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Becoming mostly dry with clear spells and a few scattered showers. Showers may become more frequent on the east coast later in the night. Lows of 3 to 6 degrees in light westerly winds.

FRIDAY: Starting mostly dry with sunny spells and showers. The showers mostly over the northern half of the country where some will turn heavy in the afternoon. Cloud will steadily increase from the southwest early in the day, with rain arriving onto the southwest coast by late afternoon. Rain will move northwards into Munster and Connacht through the evening. Highs of 13 to 16 degrees in a light southerly breeze, strengthening in the southwest later.
Rain will extend to all areas on Friday night. A mild night with temperatures not falling below 6 or 7 degrees.

SATURDAY: Rain and cloud will clear northeastwards on Saturday morning with sunny spells and showers following. Showers will become widespread on Saturday afternoon, and heavy at times with the risk of hail and thundery downpours. Highs of 13 to 16 degrees in moderate southerly winds.

SUNDAY: Another day of sunny spells and showers. Again the showers will be heavy at times in the afternoon, with the risk of hail and thunder. Highs of 12 to 15 degrees in moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.

EARLY NEXT WEEK: Remaining generally unsettled with a mix of bright spells and showers on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Temperatures remaining slightly below average with highs of 12 to 15 degrees in light to moderate westerly winds.