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Thursday

Light Snow

2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F Westerly
26km/h 16mph
Friday

Light Rain Shower

5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F West North Westerly
29km/h 18mph
Saturday

Sleet Shower

5°C 41°F 1°C 34°F North North Westerly
39km/h 24mph
Sunday

Light Cloud

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F North Westerly
24km/h 15mph
Monday

Light Rain

4°C 39°F 1°C 34°F West North Westerly
14km/h 9mph

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Weather forecast details for Thursday 29 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0900 hours1200 hours1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
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0300 hours 
Weather Conditions Light Snow Shower Heavy Snow Light Snow Light Snow Light Cloud Light Rain Shower Light Rain Shower  
Temperature (°C/°F) 0°C 32°F 1°C 34°F 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F  
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 26km/h 16mph Westerly 26km/h 16mph Westerly 29km/h 18mph West North Westerly 21km/h 13mph Westerly 24km/h 15mph Westerly 31km/h 19mph North Westerly 27km/h 17mph North Westerly  
Wind Direction W W WNW W W NW NW  
Humidity 89% 91% 87% 86% 93% 87% 89%  
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) E P G VG VG VG VG  
Pressure (Millibars) 981 979 979 978 974 975 977  

Northern Ireland

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Bright with sunny intervals and wintry showers, most frequent across the north and west, with further slight or moderate falls, particularly over the higher ground, turning to rain or sleet at lower levels. Fresh or strong northwesterly winds.

  • Tonight

    Showers will merge into longer spells of rain later in the evening, with snow becoming confined to the mountains, followed by clear intervals and showers later in the night. Windy.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: County Down

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1130 on Wed 28 January
    To:
    2355 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 11:24 Active

    Warning

    Showers of snow across parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland on Wednesday morning will extend to parts of northern England and Wales by evening, then continue overnight and into Thursday.

    Over Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of northern England 5 cm or more may fall even at some lower levels, with more than 15 cm possible over higher ground. See separate amber warning for main risk areas. Over Wales only 1-3 cm is likely in places at low levels with 5-10 cm possible over higher ground. Strong, gusty winds will lead to drifting and temporary blizzard conditions over high ground, while icy surfaces and lightning pose additional risks in some areas.This is an update to the warning issued on Monday to extend the warning a little further south into parts of Wales.

    The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

  2. Amber warning of snow

    From:
    1700 on Wed 28 January
    To:
    1100 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 10:47 Active

    Warning

    Snow showers will become widespread and heavier across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England during Wednesday evening and will continue through the night into Thursday morning. Snow amounts will be very variable but over 5 cm will accumulate at lower levels in places with over 15 cm on high ground. Strong and gusty winds will lead to drifting and blizzard conditions at times, especially over higher routes.

    The public should be prepared for travel disruption and hazardous driving conditions.

  3. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    1200 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    2345 on Sat 31 January
    Updated 28 January at 17:48

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland from Saturday afternoon and through Sunday leading to some locally large accumulations. These will be associated with strong winds so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are likely.The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions. This alert is likely to be updated in the coming days.

  4. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    0015 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2345 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 28 January at 13:00

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland on Sunday leading to some locally large accumulations and the showers may spread along eastern and western coasts of England and Wales. The showers will be associated with strong winds so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions. This alert is likely to be updated in the coming days.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observations

Observed at 05:00, Thursday 29 January

Heavy Snow

0°C 32°F

8km/h 5mph Westerly

Humidity: 100%

Visibility: Poor

Pressure: 986mb, Falling

Observation station: Glenanne

(Lat: 54.237 | Lon: -6.502)

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