Ireland today

After a generally cloudy start, perhaps with localised spots of drizzle, sunny spells are expected to break though in many places. Perhaps staying cloudier in the north and in westernmost parts though. Moderate north-westerly winds.

Max temp 15-18°C (59-64°F).

Ireland tonight

Largely dry with clear spells for a time in many places. However, cloud initially in the north along with western fringes will spread further south-eastwards through the night. The chance of rain in the north-west later. Gentle westerly winds.

Min temp 5-8°C (41-46°F).

Ireland tomorrow

Early brightness in southern and eastern areas will disappear to leave all areas generally cloudy with outbreaks of rain spreading eastwards. The rain will be most persistent in the north-west where some heavy bursts are possible. Freshening south-westerly winds.

Max temp 11-14°C (52-57°F).

Thursday

There will be sunny intervals but also variable amounts of cloud and scattered showers. The showers will mainly affect northern and western areas. Brisk westerly winds. Feeling chilly for the time of year.

Max temp 10-13°C (50-55°F).

Friday

A chilly, breezy and unsettled day with widespread showers, many heavy with thunder possible. Brisk north-westerly winds.

Max temp 10-13°C (50-55°F).

Saturday

After a fine start, cloud will increase from the west. Rain arriving in western areas later. Moderate south-westerly winds.

Max temp 11-14°C (52-57°F).

Sunday

Any early rain in eastern areas will quickly clear to leave sunny spells and scattered showers. Moderate north-westerly winds. Chilly.

Max temp 9-12°C (48-54°F).