Temperatures set to plummet to below freezing in the coming days 1 week ago

Temperatures set to plummet to below freezing in the coming days

It looks like we're in for a frosty weekend.

Met Éireann has said that temperatures in Ireland could dip to as low as -3 degrees in the coming days.


The Irish meteorological service made its comments in its current national forecast which predicts that the country will be hit with some frosty weather.

Before the freezing temperatures, however, Met Éireann outlines that the daylight hours of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are set to be mostly dry and cloudy, while the nighttime periods may see patchy rain in some parts of the country.

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However, it is believed that conditions will get colder from Friday on, with the meteorological service's forecast for the weekend reading:



"On Friday morning, patchy drizzle will clear to the south. It will be cold, bright day with sunny spells developing. Highest temperatures of 5 to 10 degrees, coldest in Ulster and mildest in the southwest with light to moderate northerly breezes.

"Friday night will be cold with frost and icy patches developing as well as some mist and fog patches. Lowest temperatures of -3 to +2 degrees."



"Saturday will be a cold and bright day with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with light variable breezes. Early on Saturday will be dry with clear spells.

"Frost will develop as temperatures fall to between -3 and +3 degrees. Later in the night, outbreaks of rain and drizzle will move in from the west.


"Sunday looks like being mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading eastwards. Highest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees with light southerly breezes."


Next Week

"Current indications suggest that the early days of next week will be quite cold with a good deal of dry weather and some patchy rain or drizzle at times."

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