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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Met Éireann

Last month
January 2023
# the weekend
Ice warning remains in place but sunny spells are on the way for Sunday
A Status Yellow ice warning is still in place but is set to end at midday.
# ice warning
New nationwide status yellow ice warning to come into effect at 4pm
Met Éireann warns that icy stretches, and possible black ice in parts, will lead to hazardous travelling conditions.
# Status Yellow
Motorists warned to take care as further Status Yellow weather warning issued
A number of schools in Donegal have also closed for today due to snow.
# Status Yellow
Warning to motorists as nationwide ice and low temperature warning in place
A Status Yellow low temperature/ice warning is in place until midday.
# Met Éireann
Status Yellow ice warning in effect tonight for the entire country
The next few days will be chilly due to an Arctic airflow reaching Ireland, Met Éireann has stated.
# chilly
Met Éireann issues winter weather warning for next week with low temperatures forecast
Some showers of hail, sleet and snow can be expected.
# whoosh
Thousands of homes without power following strong winds overnight
ESB customers can check the status of outages in their area using the PowerCheck tool.
# Met Éireann
Thousands without power as Status Yellow wind warning remains in place nationwide
A Status Yellow wind warning is currently in place for the entire country until 2am tomorrow.
# Blustery
Wet and windy few days ahead with nationwide Status Yellow warning in place tomorrow
A Status Yellow wind and rain warning is in place for Munster until midnight tonight.
# Weather Warning
Status yellow wind warning issued for 16 counties
It comes into effect at 2pm today and covers all of Leinster, as well as Cavan, Monaghan, Tipperary, and Waterford.
# Weather Warning
Status Yellow rain warning issued for Munster and Galway
The alert kicks in overnight at 3am and will be in place until 3pm tomorrow.
# Met Éireann
Status Yellow weather warnings announced for west coast
Thunderstorm and wind warnings are now in place.
# January blues
Status yellow wind warning issued for five counties
The alert will be in effect from 10am tomorrow until 8am on Sunday.
# heat wave
2022 confirmed as Ireland's hottest year on record
High temperature records for July and August were also broken last year during heatwave conditions.
# Met Éireann
Status Yellow wind warning comes into effect for Mayo as gusts to reach 100 Km/hr
Some rain is expected this morning, with heavier showers forecast for this evening.
# Weather Warning
Status yellow fog and ice warning issued for the entire country
The alert is valid from 11pm tonight until 11am tomorrow morning.
Last year
2022
# new year's weather
It's going to be an unsettled start to 2023 with rain and frosty conditions ahead
Temperatures will drop as low as -3 degrees tomorrow night.
# Climate
Met Éireann says 2022 set to be Ireland's hottest year since records began
Provisional figures released by the forecaster today show that this year was the warmest since 1900.
# Weather Alert
Met Éireann issues status yellow wind and rain warnings affecting 14 counties
Both alerts take effect from 10pm tonight.
# Wind Warning
Status Yellow wind warning issued for three counties in the north west
Donegal, Leitrim, and Sligo will be under the alert from 5am.
# Met Éireann
Scattered showers to come this week
New Year’s Eve will be dry with lowest temperatures of 3 degrees.
THE MORNING LEAD
'Terrible forecasting' and overly cautious warnings: Complaints sent to Met Éireann in 2022
A report by
Hayley Halpin
Some people hit out at Met Éireann’s predictions, while others complained about its website.
Some people hit out at Met Éireann’s predictions, while others complained about its website.
Details of the complaints were released to The Journal under the Freedom of Information Act.
Opinion: In a cold snap our footpaths and cycle lanes should also be gritted by councils
Cold snap sees coldest day since 2010 as ice warning remains in place across the country
# Christmas forecast
Rainy Christmas Day under the tree with temperatures to hover around six to 10 degrees
St Stephen’s Day looks set to be cold but brighter.
# Status Yellow
Gusts of up to 100km/hr expected in west with wind warning in place for two counties
A Status Yellow wind warning for Galway and Mayo is in place currently until 6am tomorrow.
# Weather
New Status Yellow wind warning in place for counties in the west as high-speed gusts expected
A wind warning for three more counties comes into effect tomorrow at midnight
# icy conditions
Status Yellow ice warning to come into effect for 22 counties this evening
The warning will come into effect at 5pm this evening and last until 9am tomorrow morning.
# wrap up warm
Last night was the coldest night of the year as temperatures plunged as low as -8.8 degrees
Tonight is due to be cold, with some wintry showers and icy patches in places.
# Winter Weather
Cold snap sees coldest day since 2010 as ice warning remains in place across the country
A status yellow low temperature/ice warning is in place for the entire country.
A status yellow low temperature/ice warning is in place for the entire country.
The cold is to cause hazardous driving conditions across the country today.
Water Safety Ireland is advising people to stay away from ice and frozen waterways during the cold period.
Over 70 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport today after Greater London airport closures
Status Orange alert for most of country as freezing fog to persist into evening
# Cold Snap
Cold snap: Schools and public transport to operate as normal but icy conditions to remain until Friday
A Status Orange low temperature and ice warning for the entire country will run from 5pm until 12 noon tomorrow.
# Cold Snap
Nationwide Status Orange low temperature warning to take effect tomorrow evening
A Status Yellow freezing fog warning and low/temperature ice warning remain in place until midday tomorrow.
# Cold Snap
Cold weather to remain until Wednesday with new Status Yellow warnings issued
It is to remain bitterly cold for the next six days.
A number of Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services were cancelled this morning.
The RSA is asking motorists to be extra cautious on untreated road surfaces.
People are being urged to check in on any of their vulnerable neighbours.
Cold weather severely disrupts Dublin Airport as 143 flights cancelled
Freezing weather, frost and snow: Here's what you need to know as the cold snap sets in
# energy supply
Varadkar: Electricity supply will be ‘very tight’ in weeks ahead
Varadkar says the Government has been warned that the margin between energy supply and demand ‘will be very tight’.
# brrrrrrrr
Cold snap hits as nation to experience -4 degree temperatures
Temperatures to struggle to rise above freezing this weekend with uncertain outlook for next week.
# freezin
Status Yellow ice warning to take effect at midnight tomorrow
Showers of hail, sleet and snow are forecast for the second half of the week.
# Brrrr
'Bitterly cold' conditions on the way with winter weather advisory in place for the week ahead
Showers of hail, sleet and snow will occur during the second half of the week.
# wrap up warm
Hail, sleet and snow on the way with winter weather advisory in place for the week ahead
Updates with potential warnings are to be issued by Met Éireann in the coming days.
# Rain Rain Go Away
Blustery and rainy day ahead with weather warnings in place in some counties
A Status Yellow wind warning is in place for Cork, Kerry, Waterford and Wexford.
# Weather
It's going to be a wet and windy day ahead with weather warnings to kick in later
A Status Yellow wind warning will be in place for Clare, Cork, Kerry and Galway this afternoon.
# forecast
Status Yellow rain warning remains in effect nationwide as Met Éireann warns of flooding
A yellow wind warning will be in place for Cork and Kerry from 8pm this
# Weather Warning
Status yellow rain warning issued for the entire country
The alert is valid from 3am on Monday morning, until 8pm tomorrow night.