24 May 2022

Ireland weather forecast for the weekend from Met Eireann

The weather forecast for Ireland for the weekend is for the temperature to turn milder on Sunday but conditions will remain cloudy.

The weather forecast for Friday night as storm Hannah tracks across the country is for gale force and gusty winds in Munster, Connacht and south Leinster, with severe and damaging gusts and winds reaching strong Gale force in west Munster at times.

With several weather warnings in place, including a Red Wind Warning for Kerry and Clare, Met Eireann says that extreme caution is advised along the Kerry, Clare and Galway coastline.

It will become windy countrywide overnight. The severe gusts will ease but it will remain windy everywhere overnight. Showery outbreaks of rain will continue for a large part of the night with a few heavy bursts possible. Lows of 3 to 6 degrees. 

The weather forecast for Saturday from Met Eireann is for the last of the rain to clear the northeast of the country early in the morning and Saturday will be a bright and blustery day with scattered showers. Cool with highs of 8 to 12 degrees. Strong west to northwest winds will gradually ease through the course of the day.

According to Met Eireann, it will be mainly dry with clear spells at first on Saturday night, but cloud will gradually thicken from the southwest and patchy light rain and drizzle will develop in parts of Munster and Connacht overnight. Lows of 2 to 7 degrees, coldest in Ulster where clear spells will persist the longest. Mist and fog patches will form in the mainly light breezes. 

The weather forecast for Sunday is for a mainly cloudy and misty day with patchy light rain and drizzle. Some limited brighter intervals are possible towards evening. It will be a little milder than recent days, with highs of 11 to 16 degrees, coolest along the east coast. Light southeast or variable breezes. Continuing mainly cloudy and misty with occasional rain or drizzle on Sunday night. Lows of 7 to 11 degrees in mainly light southeasterly breezes. 

According to Met Eireann, Monday will be a mainly cloudy day with occasional rain or showers, but some limited brighter intervals could occur in parts of the east and north. Rain will become persistent in the west later in the day, extending eastwards over the country on Monday night. Top temperatures 12 to 16 degrees in moderate southeasterly breezes.

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