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Mourne Mountains

Confidence

High for most aspects of the forecast. The main forecasting challenge this week will be the extent of cloud over the area.

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Further outlook

Monday 25 March 2019

Weather hazards

No likelihood of weather hazards for Mourne Mountains are forecast.

Headline

Mainly dry but rather cloudy. A few light showers. Fresh northwest winds easing.

Weather at 700m

06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 30% 10% <05%
Chance of precipitation
800 700 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,100
Freezing level (m)
The level above which snow is expected to settle or the ground is expected to be frozen

Wind speed and direction (mph) By altitude above mean sea level

06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
600m NW 29 40 N 27 35 NW 16 23 NW 13 19 W 8 10 W 10 13
300m NW 13 25 N 16 26 NW 10 17 NW 8 14 W 3 6 W 5 8
Valley NW 12 26 N 14 26 NW 8 17 NW 7 14 W 2 6 W 4 7

Temperature (°C) By altitude above mean sea level

06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
600m 1 2 4 5 5 4
300m 4 5 7 8 8 5
Valley 5 6 9 10 9 6

Feels like temperature (°C) By altitude above mean sea level

06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
600m -6 -5 -1 1 3 1
300m -1 1 5 6 7 4
Valley 1 3 7 8 8 5
Sunrise: 06:15   Sunset: 18:46
Moon phase: Waning gibbous

Weather

A mainly dry and bright day but cloud will thicken towards midday, bringing the odd light shower by the afternoon. Any showers die out by the evening, but remaining rather cloudy.

Chance of cloud-free mountain/hill tops at 700m

90%. Most of the cloud will be above the summits although the odd patch above 700m is possible.

Visibility

Mainly good or very good.

Meteorologist's view

Feeling cold on the tops in exposure to the northwesterly winds but turning milder through the afternoon.

Tuesday 26 March 2019

Sunrise: 06:13   Sunset: 18:48
Moon phase: Third quarter

Weather

Rather cloudy but dry through the early hours. Then a dry bright morning. Cloud thickening by the afternoon, but mainly dry.

Maximum wind speed expected

Westerly 15-20mph, gusts 30mph.

Chance of cloud-free mountain/hill tops at 700m

90%. Patchy cloud rising up the slopes early morning but soon dispersing then cloud remaining above summits.

Temperature

  • At 700m Zero rising to 5 Celsius.
  • Valley Plus 1 rising to 12 or 13 Celsius.
  • Freezing level Early frost but quickly rising above summits.

Visibility

Early fog patches soon clearing, otherwise very good.

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Sunrise: 06:10   Sunset: 18:50
Moon phase: Third quarter

Dry with clear or sunny intervals and light westerly winds. A chilly start but otherwise another mild day with freezing level well above the summits.

Thursday 28 March 2019

Sunrise: 06:08   Sunset: 18:52
Moon phase: Third quarter

Similar to Wednesday. Dry with bright or sunny spells. Light southwesterly winds.

Friday 29 March 2019

Sunrise: 06:05   Sunset: 18:54
Moon phase: Third quarter

Cloudier conditions likely with a freshening southwesterly breeze. A chance of rain later.

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