Ireland today

A bright and sunny start to the day, but for a few light showers over Ulster. However, cloud will then increase from the south, and persistent rain will move across most areas. This rain will be heavy for parts of Munster and Leinster. Moderate winds.

Max temp 11-14°C (52-57°F).

Ireland tonight

Today's rain will gradually become more light and patchy in nature through the evening, with clear spells forming in the early hours, especially further east for Leinster. However, heavy or thundery showers are expected for western Connacht and Ulster. Becoming windy.

Min temp 6-9°C (43-48°F).

Ireland tomorrow

Heavy and thundery showers over Connacht and Ulster will fizzle out early on. However, light scattered showers are then expected to affect many places for a time. Then it will be a mostly dry afternoon and evening with sunny periods. Strong westerly winds.

Max temp 12-15°C (54-59°F).

Saturday

A few bright spells are possible to start. Cloud and rain will tend to affect southern and western areas through the afternoon. There will be a gentle to moderate breeze.

Max temp 12-15°C (54-59°F).

Sunday

It will be an unsettled day with showers or longer spells of rain, some of which are likely to be heavy and persistent in the north and west. There will be a strong breeze.

Max temp 12-15°C (54-59°F).

Monday

Any early rain will clear to leave a generally fine day with bright or sunny spells. There is only the low risk of a scattered shower in places. A gentle to moderate breeze.

Max temp 12-15°C (54-59°F).

Tuesday

Any early mist will clear to leave a predominately fine morning with good spells of sunshine. The settled conditions are expected to last through much of the day. Gentle winds.

Max temp 13-16°C (55-61°F).