Data supplied by Met Éireann
Today and Tomorrow's forecast
Tuesday 11 March
Dry with clear skies in many areas. Turning cold overnight with a sharp frost developing, as temperatures fall to between +2 and -2 degrees. Mist and fog forming in many areas also as the night goes on. Thickening cloud in some southern areas could reduce the frost risk there later in the night.
Wednesday 12 March
Frost will clear quickly on Wednesday morning, but mist and fog will linger in some places until late morning. It will be another dry day, with sunny spells after any mist or fog clear, but it will be cloudier than recent days.
Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees with light winds.
OUTLOOK: Though most areas will see a lot of dry weather right up until the end of this week, a few showers will feed in across the country during this weekend, in fairly a fresh northwest airflow. Mild leading up to this weekend, but temperatures will fall back a little from Friday with more cloud around than recent days. However nights will relatively mild with frost unlikely to be an issue.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Dry overnight in near calm. Cold with a sharp frost where skies stay clear, dense fog forming locally too. Lowest temperatures -1 to +2 degrees Celsius.
THURSDAY: Frost and fog will clear to give another dry day with little or no wind. Very mild for the time of year with afternoon temperatures ranging 11 to 15degrees Celsius (values lowest near the coast). Many areas will see long spells of sunshine, however overnight fog may be slow to clear some areas.
FRIDAY: Feeling a little cooler as winds become westerly. Most areas will see a dry day but it will be mostly cloudy with just a few sunny spells, best chance of these in the south and east. A few light passing showers likely to feed in to northern and western counties, with blustery heavy showers affecting parts of Ulster later in the evening. Highest temperatures 8 to 11 degrees Celsius, values mildest in the south and east of the country.
SATURDAY: A rather breezy day with mostly fresh northwest winds. A mix of cloud and some sunny spells, with scattered showers occurring, mainly affecting Ulster and Connacht, though some showers will feed into other parts. Highest temperatures will range 9 to 12 degrees Celsius, best values across southern counties.
SUNDAY: A lot of dry weather across the midlands, south and east, but some passing showers also - mainly across Atlantic counties. Many areas will see afternoon temperatures rising to around 12 degrees Celsius, but it will be a little cooler near north and west counties with onshore breezes.
Present indications suggest St. Patrick's Day will prove rather similar - holding dry across many areas but with a lot of cloud about generally. Some showers - mainly across Ulster, in moderate to fresh northwest breezes.
Report issued:11/03/2014 20:00