Connacht

Issued at: 18 April 2024 06:00

TODAY - Thursday 18th April

Bright spells to start in places today but becoming cloudier through the morning with a spell of light rain in the late-morning and afternoon. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in a moderate west to northwest wind, increasing fresh at times.

TONIGHT

Staying largely cloudy tonight with further patches of light rain or drizzle feeding in from the north. Some clear spells developing also. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees in a light to moderate west to northwest wind.

Pollen Forecast

Moderate

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Solar UV Index

Low to moderate Thursday, moderate Friday.

UV Index

TOMORROW - Friday 19th April

Starting mostly cloudy with patches of light rain or drizzle but becoming mainly dry with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees with moderate northwest winds.

National Outlook

Overview: Generally a lot of dry and mild weather in store, apart from patches of light rain or drizzle at times.

Friday night: Dry with long clear spells and light winds. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 6 degrees, coldest over Ulster with a touch of grass frost forming. Some mist and fog patches in places too.

Saturday: Most areas will be dry on Saturday with variable cloud and some sunshine at times. Highest temperatures of 11 to 16 degrees with light variable winds.

Saturday night: Dry with clear spells and light winds. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees. A few mist and fog patches in parts too.

Sunday: Sunday is looking mostly dry with sunshine at times. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees with light variable or northeasterly winds.

The early days of next week look mainly dry, apart from some patchy light rain or drizzle at times. Cloud cover will vary. Light east or northeasterly breezes are likely with highest temperatures of 11 to 14 or 15 degrees, warmest in the west.