Ireland weather forecast for the weekend from Met Eireann

Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Express Reporter


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 Saturday from Met Eireann is for it to be windy this morning with outbreaks of heavy rain affecting Ulster for a time. Elsewhere, a mix of sunny spells and passing blustery showers. During the afternoon the rain in Ulster will largely clear and the strong northwesterly winds will moderate. By evening, much of the country will be dry with spells of sunshine. Top temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees.

According to Met Eireann, it will be dry in most parts of the country early tonight with light winds and some shallow mist and fog patches. However, later in the night patchy outbreaks of light rain or drizzle will develop in the south and west. Rather cold, especially early on, with overnight lows ranging 3 to 6 degrees.

The weather forecast for Sunday is for it to be generally cloudy on Sunday with scattered patches of light rain or drizzle but there will be a good deal of dry weather overall. Feeling pleasantly mild in any bright or sunny intervals that develop, the best of these are expected in the south and west of the country in the afternoon. Top temperatures of 12 to 17 degrees in moderate southwesterly breezes. Continuing mainly cloudy and misty with patchy drizzle locally on Sunday night. Lows of 6 to 10 degrees Celsius, in mainly light southeasterlies. 

According to Met Eireann, Monday will be a mild and humid day, but with a lot of cloud cover, as well as some scattered falls of light rain or drizzle. Where the sun does break through however, feeling very pleasant with highs of 12 to 16 degrees Celsius, in moderate southerlies. Rain will become persistent in the west and southwest later in the day, extending eastwards over the country on Monday night