The day-by-day weather forecast for Christmas in Offaly

Will there be a white Christmas?

Justin Kelly

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The weather forecast for Christmas in Offaly

The weather forecast for Christmas in Offaly

Met Éireann have given their Christmas update and their thoughts on the possibility of a white Christmas.

Despite snow in recent weeks, it is looking increasingly likely that the current mild spell will continue into the weekend and on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Here is your ultimate day-by-day breakdown of the weather for Christmas week:

Wednesday, December 20

Remaining mild with highs of 10 to 13 degrees. A lot of dry weather again but some patchy rain and drizzle in places. Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy with patches of rain, drizzle and fog. Mild with temperatures falling no lower than 10 degrees in moderate southwesterly breezes. 

Thursday, December 21

Generally cloudy and misty with patches of light rain and drizzle. Temperatures staying around 9 to 12 degrees. Staying cloudy, misty with patchy rain clearing eastwards overnight. Remaining mild with temperatures around 6 to 10 degrees.

Friday, December 22

Mainly dull or cloudy and mild. Overall mostly dry with just patchy drizzle. Top temperatures staying around 10 to 12 degrees in light breezes.

Saturday, December 23

Mainly dull or cloudy and mild. Overall mostly dry with just patchy drizzle. Top temperatures staying around 10 to 12 degrees in light breezes.

Christmas Eve, December 24

Continuing mild and mostly dry with outbreaks of rain later in the west and north in freshening southerly winds.

Christmas Day, December 25

Turning unsettled with a spell of rain likely and turning cooler later in the evening. Met Éireann is forecasting some frost overnight on Christmas night.