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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# high temperatures

This year
Temperatures to reach 23 degrees in unusually warm October day
It will be largely dry today, apart from some patchy rain across Ulster this morning.
High temperature warning still in place as sunny spells and thunderstorms due
Conditions are forecast to become cooler from Monday onwards.
Drought persists as Spain records hottest April on record
Three years of scant rainfall and high temperatures put the country into long-term drought.
Spain swelters in ‘unbearable’ heatwave as drought drives up olive oil prices
Health officials are considering bringing in a heat prevention plan two weeks early.
Last year
Status Yellow: Warning for hot weekend as Carlow temperature tops 30 degrees
The high temperature warning will be in place for Leinster and Munster until 6am on Sunday.
Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster
The warning is to stay in place until Sunday morning.
Status Yellow high temperature warning issued as Met Éireann warns it could hit 32 degrees
The warning was issued this morning by the forecaster, adding that the typical daytime temperatures will be between 25 and 30 degrees.
UK Met Office issues first red warning for extreme heat as odds on 40C drop
There’s a 50% chance of 40C heat early next week – which the Met Office say would be proof ‘climate change is with us now’.
'High temperature advisory' as Met Éireann warns it could hit over 30 degrees next week
The national forecaster said the country will experience a hot spell on Sunday and early into next week.
Ireland hits record temperatures for 2022 for the second day in a row
The mercury hit a record high of 27.4 degrees in the Phoenix Park today.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffers 'widespread' bleaching event
Bleaching occurs when healthy corals become stressed by spikes in ocean temperatures.
All time
Thunderstorm warning upgraded to Status Orange for three counties
A Status Yellow thunderstorm and rain warning will be in place for the entire country for an hour tonight.
Ireland records first 'tropical night' in 20 years, NI breaks temperature record again
Northern Ireland exceeded its highest temperature on record today while it was also the hottest day of the year in the Republic.
Temperatures to reach 27 degrees over the weekend, warm spell to continue next week
The warm spell is to last until at least Tuesday, according to Met Éireann.
Water warning issued for swimmers as the warm weather continues
The government is asking people to be aware of the risks of drowning.
Dog dies after being left in hot car at Bloom festival
Gardaí are investigating after they were called to the Phoenix Park to try and rescue the dog.
After some frankly NUTS recent weather - summer's back today
Bye-bye hail and lightning. Hopefully.
Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort
The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.