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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

    Sunny spells on Monday. Scattered showers. Quite windy.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Mainly dry this evening, a touch of frost then clouding over with occasional rain spreading from the west, crossing all parts later tonight. Freshening southerly winds. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

    Monday:

    Last of overnight rain quickly clearing eastern parts. Then bright with sunny intervals and rather frequent showers, perhaps wintry over higher ground. Fresh westerly winds, strong towards North Coast. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Heavy rain and easterly gales on Tuesday, snow for a time in west. Very windy and showery on Wednesday. Rain or showers on Thursday, less windy.

    Updated at: 1433 on Sun 5 Dec 2021

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Unsettled and rather cold weather continues.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Drier in most parts for a time, with some clear spells and patchy frost. However thickening cloud and rain reaching Northern Ireland around midnight and many northern and western areas later. Some hill snow in the north. Turning windy again.

    Monday:

    Rain continuing eastwards, some snow chiefly on hills in the north and east. Clearer conditions with blustery showers following, showers perhaps heavy with hail, thunder and hill snow.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Unsettled and showery throughout. Very windy with gales, or severe gales on Tuesday with longer spells of rain, turning to snow over high ground in the north.

    Updated at: 1407 on Sun 5 Dec 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Friday 10 Dec 2021 to Sunday 19 Dec 2021:

    Remaining largely unsettled on Friday, particularly in the west, with showers or longer spells of rain at times, and snow possible across higher ground, mainly in the north. Looking drier in the east with some brighter spells. Generally light winds, and temperatures near to, or slightly below average. Showers and longer spells of rain for most through the weekend, with some hill snow likely at times, mainly in the north. Temperatures generally around average. Stronger winds at times, especially in the west, where these may reach gale force. Further into the period, blustery showers and longer spells of rain for a time before more settled conditions look likely to develop, most likely with milder temperatures, but a chance of some briefer colder interludes, bringing an occasional risk of frost.

    Updated at: 1214 on Sun 5 Dec 2021

    UK Outlook for Monday 20 Dec 2021 to Monday 3 Jan 2022:

    Going into the Christmas period, it is likely to be milder than earlier in the month, with temperatures near to, or above normal, although some colder spells remain possible. It is likely to become more settled around Christmas and towards New Year with increased chance of overnight frost and fog during clearer spells.

    Updated at: 1214 on Sun 5 Dec 2021

    Location Details

    Belfast

    Location: 54.596, -5.9301

    Altitude: 13.0 m above mean sea level

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