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Bushmills Sunny intervals 55.2078 -6.5214
Ballycastle Cloudy 55.2058 -6.239
Ballymoney Sunny intervals 55.0716 -6.508
Limavady Sunny day 55.0518 -6.9509
Altnahinch Filters Cloudy 55.048 -6.254
Portglenone Sunny intervals 54.8736 -6.4686
Strabane Sunny day 54.8254 -7.4617
Ballyclare Cloudy 54.7524 -6.0022
Antrim Cloudy 54.7193 -6.2069
Carrickfergus Overcast 54.7134 -5.8117
Donaghadee Cloudy 54.6417 -5.5351
Omagh Sunny day 54.6003 -7.3043
Lisburn Sunny intervals 54.5114 -6.0494
Dungannon Sunny intervals 54.5046 -6.7705
Fintona Sunny day 54.4977 -7.3191
Kircubbin Cloudy 54.4884 -5.5317
Moira Sunny intervals 54.4773 -6.2323
Saintfield Sunny intervals 54.4605 -5.8301
Craigavon Sunny intervals 54.4474 -6.372
Augher Sunny intervals 54.4286 -7.1312
Portaferry Sunny intervals 54.3808 -5.5472
Dromara Sunny intervals 54.3794 -6.017
Banbridge Sunny intervals 54.3518 -6.2659
Downpatrick Sunny intervals 54.328 -5.7156
Markethill Sunny day 54.2954 -6.5201
Slieve Rushden Sunny intervals 54.1517 -7.6172
Crossmaglen Sunny intervals 54.0766 -6.6071
Kilkeel Sunny intervals 54.063 -6.0061
Greenore Sunny intervals 54.03 -6.15
Dundalk Sunny intervals 54.01 -6.41

Latest forecasts

Bushmills Sunny intervals 7 °C
Ballycastle Cloudy 7 °C
Ballymoney Sunny intervals 7 °C
Limavady Sunny day 6 °C
Altnahinch Filters Cloudy 6 °C
Portglenone Sunny intervals 7 °C
Strabane Sunny day 6 °C
Ballyclare Cloudy 7 °C
Antrim Cloudy 7 °C
Carrickfergus Overcast 8 °C
Donaghadee Cloudy 8 °C

Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Dry with sunny spells Sunday.

Today:

Early cloudy skies will soon clear to the northwest, then a brighter day with sunny spells. Mainly light winds but a fresher southeasterly breeze will affect the Down and Antrim coasts. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

A dry night with variable cloud and some clear spells. A moderate east to southeast breeze, fresh along the east coast. A touch of frost in sheltered inland spots. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Monday:

A dry day but early brightness fading as cloud thickens up from the south. A moderate to fresh southeasterly breeze. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Cloudy on Tuesday and Wednesday with outbreaks of rain and freshening winds and turning milder. Thursday looks brighter and mainly dry.

Updated at: 0233 on Sun 4 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunny, dry and rather cold.

Today:

After a frosty start, today will be fine and dry for most of us, with plenty of long sunny spells. It will be windy in the southwest, and there will be more cloud in parts of eastern England.

Tonight:

A cold cloudless night for many, will allow frost to develop widely, with some fog patches too. Thick cloud in south-west England and south Wales will curtail frost there.

Monday:

After a frosty start, Scotland and northern England will have another dry, cold and bright day. However, it will be milder, but rather cloudy and grey further south and west.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

The next few days will see milder weather, with rain and strong winds at times, particularly in the north and west. South-east England is likely to stay dry until Thursday.

Updated at: 0120 on Sun 4 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 9 Dec 2016 to Sunday 18 Dec 2016:

After a bright start in the north/north-east on Friday, it is likely to turn cloudier as rain and strong winds spread from the west across all parts. The rain may linger in the south next Saturday but it should be drier and brighter in the north. There are then likely to be further periods of wet and windy weather through the following week. The most unsettled conditions are expected in the north-west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. The somewhat changeable weather is then likely to be replaced by more settled conditions by the end of the period. Temperatures are also likely to return closer to normal for the middle of December, after something of a milder period.

Updated at: 1153 on Sun 4 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Monday 19 Dec 2016 to Monday 2 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is some uncertainty, it is most likely that high pressure is going to build through the second half of December, and so the weather should be more settled across the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. There is the potential for some more unsettled periods, but these look less likely.

Updated at: 1153 on Sun 4 Dec 2016

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