Ireland today

An unsettled and wintry day with heavy snow for many areas but falling, mostly as rain near the east coast and in the south. Staying largely dry and bright for Ulster with sunny periods. Strong westerly winds for Munster but with lighter winds elsewhere.

Max temp 6-9°C (43-48°F).

Ireland tonight

A largely clear and very cold night for most regions, with temperatures dipping well below freezing, but staying dry for most. However, some scattered showers will push into the north and west later, mostly near the coast, some wintry. Moderate northerly winds.

Min temp -4 to -1°C (25-30°F).

Ireland tomorrow

A cold and frosty start for many. It will then be a bright day with long periods of sunshine but with a scattering of showers in the north and west, some heavy and wintry. Staying dry for the south and east. Feeling cold with moderate northerly winds.

Max temp 5-8°C (41-48°F).

Tuesday

A dry and bright start but cloud will build from the west. A band of rain will then move through in the afternoon, mostly light. Strong westerly winds. Turning milder.

Max temp 7-10°C (45-50°F).

Wednesday

An unsettled day with outbreaks of heavy rain pushing in from the west, followed by bright spells and a scattering of blustery showers. Strong westerly winds.

Max temp 8-11°C (46-52°F).

Thursday

A blustery day with bright or sunny spells but with a scattering of showers, some heavy with hail. Brisk north-westerly winds.

Max temp 6-9°C (43-48°F).

Friday

A fine and bright day for most. Showers are possible particularly for western and eastern coasts, but otherwise dry with plenty of sunshine. Feeling cold in brisk northerly winds.

Max temp 7-10°C (45-50°F).