Ireland today

After a misty start in places, eastern areas of Ireland will have a dry day with spells of sunshine. However, over Munster and Connacht, early sunshine will soon give way to cloudier skies from the west. Some drizzly rain may reach western parts of Munster later on in the afternoon. A gentle southerly breeze.

Max temp 18-22°C (64-72°F).

Ireland tonight

Cloud and outbreaks of rain will spread eastwards across all parts of Ireland overnight. There will be some prolonged and rather heavy rainfall after midnight. Brisk southerly winds.

Min temp 13-16°C (55-61°F).

Ireland tomorrow

Any overnight rain will soon move away eastwards. The clouds will slowly break through the morning too, allowing sunny intervals to develop. In the afternoon, there will be further sunny intervals but with a few well-scattered showers over western and northern areas. Brisk westerly winds.

Max temp 16-20°C (61-68°F).

Thursday

A generally cool and breezy day across Ireland. There will be occasional sunny intervals but with scattered showers. More frequent showers for north-western parts. A brisk south-westerly wind.

Max temp 14-18°C (57-64°F).

Friday

A rather cool day is expected with a lot of cloud and some rain or drizzle in places, mainly through the afternoon. Brisk south-westerly winds.

Max temp 15-19°C (59-66°F).

Saturday

Cloudy at times through the day with occasional showers expected but a few sunny intervals too. A moderate west to south-westerly breeze.

Max temp 15-19°C (59-66°F).

Sunday

A mixture of sunny intervals and large areas of cloud with scattered showers, the showers most frequent in the north-west. Gentle westerly winds.

Max temp 15-19°C (59-66°F).