Issued at: 23 September 2020 06:00
TODAY - Wednesday 23rd September
Today will be cool and bright, with sunny spells. Scattered showers in the west in the morning, extending eastwards through the day. Highest temperatures of just 11 to 13 degrees, in a light northwesterly or variable breeze.
Tonight will start mostly dry with showery rain possible later in the night. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 5 degrees or possibly a degree cooler locally in moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly breezes.
Solar UV Index
Low today and Thursday.
TOMORROW - Thursday 24th September
Thursday will be a cool blustery day with occasional showers, merging to give longer spells of rain, with some heavy bursts in places. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees, in mostly moderate to fresh east to north east winds elsewhere, backing northerly during the afternoon.
Summary: Cool and unsettled weather for the rest of the week and weekend with occasional showers mixed with autumnal sunny spells. Temperatures will recover a little by Sunday.
Thursday night: Becoming most clear inland with showers mostly confined to the coasts. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees in moderate to fresh north to northwesterly winds.
Friday: Cool and breezy, with sunny spells and scattered showers, mostly over Ulster. Cloud will increase from the south west during the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees, in moderate to fresh northwesterly winds.
Friday night: Mainly dry with the best of the clear spells in the northeast, cloudier in the southwest with some rain or drizzle possible along southwest coasts overnight. Cloudier conditions in the south west will keep lowest temperatures of or 5 to 8 degrees here however dropping to 2 to 5 degrees elsewhere with a risk of grass frost forming in light northerly or variable breezes.
Saturday: Mainly dry, with good sunny spells and light northerly or variable winds. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees.
Saturday night: Cold overnight, with lows of just 1 to 5 degrees with the risk of grass frost forming however cloud will increase from the west through the night, with rain approaching the southwest coast by morning as winds back light south to southeasterly.
Sunday: Rain or shower over the southwest will ease through the morning, while remaining mostly dry elsewhere. Becoming a little milder, with highest temperature of 12 to 16 degrees, warmest over Munster, in moderate southerly winds.
Sunday night: A mix of clear spells and scattered showers or longer spells of rain, mainly in the south and east, in mostly light variable breezes. Remaining milder overall with lows of 10 to 12 degrees bringing the risk of mist and fog patches forming, however dropping to 7 to 9 degrees in Ulster and north Connacht with the best of the clear spells.
Monday: Showers rain clearing the east coast in the morning to leave a mix of sunshine and scattered showers in mostly light northwesterly breezes. Highs temperature of 12 to 16 degrees.
Further outlook: Changeable and unsettled weather continuing through next week.
Temperature circle (°C): maximum and minimum temperature forecast for each day. Wind symbol (km/h): arrow points in the direction the wind is blowing. The weather and wind icons: for the time of maximum temperature and minimum temperature.