Ireland today

Cloudy at times and chilly this morning with a scattering of wintry showers spreading from the west. During the afternoon, it will continue to be chilly with a mixture of bright intervals and showers. Some of the showers will continue to be wintry, particularly over Ulster which could see some snow. More prolonged cloud and rain in the far southwest. Moderate westerly winds.

Max temp 3-7°C (37-45°F).

Ireland tonight

It will be mostly clear for Leinster and Ulster but there is likely to be more cloud for Connacht and Munster, especially in the west. The cloud will be thick enough in western Connacht and Munster to produce the odd spot of rain. Wintry showers in Ulster. Gentle winds.

Min temp -2 to 2°C (28 to 36°F).

Ireland tomorrow

It will be a mostly dry and cloudy start, although there will be a few showers for western parts of Munster and Connacht. The odd wintry shower in northern Ulster. Later on, all parts will become overcast with outbreaks of rain, most prolonged in the west. Gentle winds.

Max temp 5-9°C (41-48°F).

Thursday

It will be grey and overcast with a band of rain sweeping eastwards through the day. The heaviest of the rain will be in the north, while rain in the south will be light and patchy. Gentle, variable winds.

Max temp 7-11°C (45-52°F).

Friday

It will be mainly grey and misty in the morning with a few spots of rain. The odd brighter interlude in the east in the afternoon but staying cloudier and damp further west. Gentle winds.

Max temp 7-11°C (45-52°F).

Saturday

It will be cloudy and wet in the morning with some heavy rain. The rain will clear by afternoon, being replaced with sunshine and scattered heavy showers. Moderate westerly winds.

Max temp 4-8°C (39-46°F).

Sunday

It will be dry and bright with lengthy spells of sunshine for most. There will be isolated wintry showers for northern and western areas, especially around coasts. Gentle winds.

Max temp 5-9°C (41-48°F).