Monday - Day

A wet day over much of the country today, heavy in places with the chance of localised flooding. Turning drier from the northwest with scattered showers. Turning colder by evening with some wintry showers in the north. Afternoon highs of 5 to 8 degrees in the north and 9 to 12 degrees in the south. Strong and gusty southwest winds, veering northerly during the course of the day.

Monday - Night

Cold and windy with clear spells and scattered wintry showers. Some of the showers will be heavy with hail and thunder. Lowest temperatures of -2 to +3 degrees in fresh to strong northwest winds. Icy stretches developing on some untreated roads and paths.

Tuesday - Day

A cold start for all on Tuesday. It will be a cold and breezy day with sunny spells and showers, many of the showers will be wintry with the chance of hail and thunder. Highest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in fresh and gusty northwest winds.

Tuesday - Night

Widespread frost along with some icy stretches for all. Wintry showers will decrease through the night. Lowest temperatures of -4 to zero degrees. Later in the night, rain will develop in the southwest, spreading northwards over the country during Wednesday morning, preceded by sleet or snow for a time in the north.


Wednesday will be a wet day with outbreaks of rain, heavy in places, especially in Munster and Connacht. Some falls of sleet or snow are possible for a time across the northern half of the country. Maximum afternoon temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees in the north, but ranging 7 to 12 degrees further south, in fresh to strong and gusty south to southeast winds. Mild and breezy on Wednesday night with outbreaks of rain. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in fresh southwest winds.


A mild and breezy day is expected on Thursday with sunny spells and showers, some heavy and prolonged. Maximum temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in fresh southwest winds. Scattered outbreaks of rain across the country on Thursday night. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in moderate southerly winds.

Friday - St. Patricks Day

The satellite so far suggests it will be a showery day on St. Patrick's Day. There will be a mix of sunny spells and showers, some of the showers possibly heavy and prolonged. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in moderate to fresh southerly winds. A mix of clear spells and showers on Friday night. Lowest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees.