Met Eireann has warned of chilly temperatures over the next few days, with the cold snap set to return. Independent forecaster, Alan O’Reilly of Carlow Weather has said that the cold snap won’t last long, with temperatures rising again next week.
Today, Dublin will be mostly cloudy and dry with isolated light rain or drizzle, with the highest temperatures around 11 or 12 degrees.
Tonight, outbreaks of rain are expected early in the night with breezy moderate to fresh southerly winds, with clear spells and scattered showers, some heavy, and possible hail. Temperatures will be around 1 to 3 degrees with a risk of frost and ice.
Tomorrow will be cold with sunshine and scattered blustery showers. Some of the showers will be heavy with a chance of thunder and hail. Afternoon temperatures will be around 7 to 8 degrees, but will feel colder due to a brisk northwesterly wind.
Wednesday night will see showers become isolated with most areas staying dry and clear conditions. Cloud will increase in the northwest towards morning, bringing in a few more showers.
Temperatures will drop to between -1 and +3 degrees with a risk of frost and ice.
Thursday morning will be mostly dry with sunny spells, with cloud increasing through the day and light showers developing. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees with a light to moderate northwesterly wind.
Thursday night will be partly cloudy with isolated light showers, with temperatures of 1 to 6 degrees, coldest in the south, with light northwesterly winds.
Friday will be mostly cloudy and dry, with just patches of light rain near northern coasts. Highest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees with a light to moderate north to northwest wind.