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Issued at: 21 May 2022 06:00

TODAY - Saturday 21st May

Today will be quite cloudy with just a few sunny spells. There will be some showers, most frequent in west Ulster, but overall there will be a lot of dry weather today. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees, coolest in west Ulster. Light to moderate southwest winds.


Remaining cloudy or overcast tonight with showery outbreaks of rain, most persistent in the west of Ulster with long dry spells elsewhere. Becoming misty in places with possible localised fog in mild and humid conditions. Temperatures broadly not falling below 10 or 11 degrees. Moderate southwest winds will increase fresh to strong on western coasts.

Pollen Forecast

Low on Saturday and Sunday.

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Solar UV Index

Moderate on Saturday and Sunday.

UV Index

TOMORROW - Sunday 22nd May

Tomorrow morning will generally be cloudy with scattered showers. Showers will turn heavy in the afternoon and evening in parts. It will brighten up in the afternoon too however, with spells of sunshine in between showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees, again a touch cooler in west Ulster, with a light to moderate southwest breeze but gusty around showers.

National Outlook

OVERVIEW: Generally unsettled with showers most days, some heavy on Monday. Temperatures in the low to mid-teens.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Scattered showers, mainly over the western half of the country, with long clear spells elsewhere. Pockets of mist and fog will likely form. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees. Light southwest winds will become northwesterly in direction by morning.

MONDAY: Showers will become widespread during Monday morning, interspersed with bright or sunny spells. Showers will turn increasingly heavy in the afternoon with possible thundery downpours, particularly in the east. Feeling fresher with highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees and a moderate northwest breeze.

MONDAY NIGHT: Becoming dry and clear in most areas as showers clear early in the night, but they will continue in western coastal areas overnight. Overnight lows of 6 to 9 degrees with light west to northwest breezes.

TUESDAY: Another day of showers with some sunny periods, with the odd heavy shower. Highest temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees, best values towards the east coast, with a moderate westerly breeze. On Tuesday night, it will become drier for a time however cloud will thicken overnight with some rain developing on western coasts later. Moderate westerly breezes will strengthen overnight in Atlantic areas. Lows of 8 to 11 degrees.

WEDNESDAY: Breezy or windy on Wednesday with showers or longer spells of rain spreading from the Atlantic in a westerly airflow. Uncertain, but there may be very gusty conditions at times in western areas. Variable cloud cover, with some sunny spells. Highs of 13 to 16 degrees.

FURTHER OUTLOOK: Further showers on Thursday with winds moderating, signs of drier weather later in the week. Temperatures will rise slightly into the mid-teens.


Met Éireann

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