Largely dry day with isolated patches of drizzle

Weather Update from Met Éireann

Some rain at times over the coming days but generally staying settled. That's the latest weather forecast from Met Éireann.

Any mist will clear this morning and it will be a largely dry day with just isolated patches of drizzle. It will be generally cloudy but a few sunny intervals will develop at times. Highest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees in a light south to southeast or variable breeze.

Tonight will be largely cloudy and dry with just occasional patches of drizzle near coasts. It will be quite cold with lowest temperatures of 0 to 5 degrees and frost will develop locally under any clearer spells. Patches of mist and fog will develop too, in light southeasterly or variable breezes.

Any frost, mist and fog will clear on Saturday morning. It will be quite a cloudy day with patches of light rain or drizzle, but some sunny periods will develop too. Highest temperatures of 5 to 10 degrees, mildest in the southwest, with a light southerly breeze.

Early on Saturday night there will be a mix of cloud and clear spells, with patches of light rain, mist and fog. More frequent outbreaks of rain will develop in the northwest and will move southeastwards across Connacht and Ulster overnight. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees with light westerly winds, veering northwesterly with the rain.

Sunday morning will be mostly cloudy with a few patches of light rain or drizzle and any mist or fog will be slow to clear. It will be drier and brighter in the northwest with sunny spells and these conditions will extend southeastwards through the afternoon. There will be light north to northwest winds, becoming variable in the evening. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees.

Sunday night will be dry and cold with long clear spells. A few patches of mist or fog will develop in light, variable winds. There will be frost in many areas as temperatures drop to between -3 and +1 degrees.

Monday morning will be bright and frosty. It will be a dry day with spells of sunshine through the afternoon but it will get cloudier later in the day and the light southerly winds will increase moderate. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees.

Early on Monday night it will be mostly cloudy and dry but rain will develop in the northwest overnight. It will be coldest in Ulster early in the night with temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees but it will get milder and overnight temperatures in general will be around 8 to 11 degrees. There will be moderate south to southwest winds.

The rain will push southeastwards on Tuesday but will become patchy so most areas will see quite a dry day with some sunny spells. It will be mild with afternoon temperatures of 9 to 13 degrees, in light to moderate southwesterly breezes.

Currently it looks like it will be settled for the rest of the week with low rainfall amounts and temperatures near or slightly above normal.