Data supplied by Met Éireann
Today and Tomorrow's forecast
Sunday 26 April
Very cold and mainly dry overnight, with long clear spells. But a few showers may drift onto the northwest coast around dawn. Lowest temperatures -2 to plus 3 C., with a sharp to severe frost, in light northerly breezes.
Monday 27 April
Tomorrow, Sunday will be a cool, bright day, with frost clearing quickly. Fairly sunny in many places in the morning, but rain and hail showers over parts of Ulster and north Connacht, will become more widespread through the afternoon, with a slight risk of thunder in northern areas. Top temperatures 8 to 12 C., in moderate northwest winds.
OUTLOOK: Unsettled and changeable, cold too.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly dry, cold and clear, however there will be a few passing showers, possibly turning wintry in the northwest towards morning. Lowest temperatures 0 to - 4 degrees Celsius, so frost setting in, with light to moderate northwest breezes.
MONDAY: Frost clearing quickly. A cold blustery day with widespread showers, especially affecting Connacht, Ulster and west Munster. Some wintry showers affecting the west and northwest, mainly on higher ground, but some wet snow may even affect lower levels here. Sunny spells in parts, with winds easing later. Highest temperatures of just 6 to 9 degrees Celsius, in a fresh and gusty northwest wind, feeling even colder, with an added wind chill effect.
TUESDAY: Temperatures improving a little, ranging 8 to 11 degrees Celsius, best values in the south. Showery outbreaks of rain developing at times through the day, with the risk of rain turning more persistent later. Breezy at times, with fresh westerly winds on occasion.
WEDNESDAY: Some uncertainty but current models suggest it will be dull and wet with falls of rain, heaviest across the southeast of Munster and all of Leinster. Winds will be moderate northerly but fresh and gusty near Irish Sea coasts. Highest temperatures of just 6 to 10 degrees Celsius, coldest in the north of Leinster.
Report issued:25/04/2015 23:09