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Issued at: 20 May 2022 06:00

TODAY - Friday 20th May

Rain this morning will be heavy for a time before clearing to sunny spells and scattered blustery showers. Some showers may be heavy with the chance of a localised thundery downpour. Showers will ease in the evening with many areas having a dry and bright end to the day. Highest temperatures of 13 to 15 degrees, best values further east. Moderate to fresh southerly winds, veering westerly, will be gusty at times.

TONIGHT

Tonight will be largely dry after any lingering showers die out. Some clear spells at first, but it will turn cloudier overnight with a few showers moving onto western coasts towards dawn. Winds will ease to a light to moderate southwest breeze. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees.

Pollen Forecast

Low on Friday and Saturday.

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Solar UV Index

Moderate on Friday and Saturday.

UV Index

TOMORROW - Saturday 21st May

A good deal of cloud around tomorrow with frequent showers. Brightening up at times with the odd spell of sunshine breaking through. Highest temperatures of 14 to 16 degrees. Moderate southwest winds will freshen along coasts later.

National Outlook

OVERVIEW: Unsettled with showers most days, some heavy on Monday. Temperatures dropping back to the low to mid-teens early next week.

SATURDAY NIGHT: A cloudy to overcast night with showers persisting in Atlantic coastal counties. Long dry spells in the east with just the odd shower overnight. Mild and humid with temperatures not falling below 11 or 12 degrees. Moderate to fresh southwest winds will be strong for a time on northwestern coasts. Misty in places with some local fog.

SUNDAY: A rather cloudy morning with showers extending countrywide. Brightening up in the afternoon with some sunshine in between showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees with moderate southwest breezes.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Showers will continue to feed in overnight from the Atlantic in a light to moderate westerly breeze. Some clear spells, with the driest weather towards the southeast. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees.

MONDAY: Widespread showers, turning increasingly heavy during the afternoon with the chance of a thundery downpour, interspersed with bright or sunny spells. Feeling fresher with highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees and a moderate northwest breeze. Showers will continue in western coastal areas overnight, becoming largely dry elsewhere with varying cloud cover. Overnight lows of 6 to 9 degrees.

TUESDAY: Another day of showers with some sunny periods. The odd shower will be heavy. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees with a moderate westerly breeze.

FURTHER OUTLOOK: Staying generally unsettled with rain or showers moving in from the Atlantic, but temperatures will likely rise slightly back into the mid-teens.

 

Met Éireann

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