Ireland today

A rather cloudy start to the day with patchy rain or drizzle. This will be most persistent in northern areas with southern parts seeing the best of the drier conditions. Bright spells and light showers are expected in the afternoon. A moderate south-westerly breeze.

Max temp 10-13°C (50-55F)

Ireland tonight

Cloud is expected to thicken through the first part of the evening ahead of some heavy and blustery rain arriving first in Connacht and Munster. This band of rain will spread to Ulster and Leinster before clearing to the east by dawn. Freshening south-westerly winds.

Min temp 4-7°C (39-45°F).



Ireland tomorrow

It will be a generally fine day for most areas. Showers are expected to affect western areas through the day with some of these affecting central areas too. Eastern and southern parts will see the longest spells of sunshine. A moderate to fresh south-westerly breeze.

Max temp 7-10°C (45-50°F).



Thursday

It looks set to be a predominantly cloudy morning with a scattering of showers, most of these in the west. A brighter afternoon but with further light showers. Moderate winds.

Max temp 6-9°C (43-48°F).



Friday

It is going to be largely dry and bright for a time, however it is expected to cloud over from the west later on in the day, bringing outbreaks of rain, some heavy. Light winds.

Max temp 7-10°C (45-50°F).



Saturday

It is expected to be a rather dull and miserable day, with a lot of heavy cloud and outbreaks of rain. The rain will often be on the heavy side and also prolonged. Moderate winds.

Max temp 10-13°C (50-55°F).



Sunday

It is expected to be a largely cloudy day with outbreaks of light rain or drizzle in southern parts, but with rain more on the heavy side in the north. Brisk westerly winds.

Max temp 10-13°C (50-55°F).