Mourne Mountains* Weather Forecast

* The Met Office produces forecasts for designated National Parks within England, Wales and Scotland. There are no National Parks within Northern Ireland but recognising that the Mourne Mountains are a popular area of recreation within Northern Ireland, a forecast is provided for this region by the Met Office.

The Mourne Mountains are a granite mountain range in County Down, Northern Ireland. They include the highest mountains in Northern Ireland; the highest of these is Slieve Donard standing at 850 metres. The Mournes is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has been proposed as the first National Park in Northern Ireland.

This area is visited by many tourists, hill walkers, cyclists and rock climbers every year and is famously known for its 35 kilometre dry stone wall that crosses fifteen summits, constructed to define the boundaries of the 36 square kilometre area of land purchased by the Belfast Water Commissioner in the late 1800s.

The Mourne Mountains weather page provides a 5 day weather forecast for many places within the Mourne Mountains and the surrounding area, featuring 3 hourly updates on weather conditions for rainfall, temperature, wind speed and wind direction.

Weather Warnings and alerts for the Mourne Mountains are also displayed during periods of severe weather from the 5 day weather forecast available for each location by clicking on a marker on the map. We warn the public and emergency responders of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause danger to life or widespread disruption through our National Severe Weather Warning Service. Weather warnings are displayed for rain, snow, wind, fog and ice. For more information please view our weather warnings guide page.

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Weather hazards over 300m

Sorry, forecast is available in English only.

Blizzards Heavy snow Storm force winds
     
     
Gales Severe chill effect Persistent hill fog
     
     
Thunderstorms Heavy persistent rain Strong sunlight