Latest Laois Weather: Weekly Weather Update for Laois
This week’s Weather Forecast
Tuesday, 7 November, 2023 ___ Forecasts for Ireland
Courtesy of Irish Weather Online
TRENDS … temperatures will slowly increase later in the week, and will average 0.5 to 1.5 deg above normal. Rainfall amounts may be slightly above normal in south and west by end of week, and 75% to 100% of average in east and north, in a mostly westerly flow that is sometimes rather strong. Cloudy skies will be even more frequent than usual for this time of year but sunshine only needs to average 2.5 hours a day to keep pace with normal.
TODAY sunny intervals followed by variable cloud, isolated showers, and heavy rain developing by late in the day, winds moderate during day but increasing by evening to southwest 70 to 100 km/hr in exposed locations, 40 to 70 inland, after highs near 11 C.
TONIGHT windy with rain spreading into all regions, winds south to southwest 70 to 100 km/hr, partial clearing in west towards morning, lows around 6 to 9 C.
WEDNESDAY windy with rain heavy at times from early morning to mid-day, easing to showers, some with hail and thunder, blustery winds southwest 70 to 110 km/hr, lows 6 to 9 C and highs 9 to 11 C. Rainfalls about 15-30 mm in most areas.
THURSDAY will be windy and quite cold with frequent hail showers, possibly turning to sleet on higher terrain especially in Connacht and west Ulster, winds westerly 70 to 110 km/hr, lows near 2 C and highs 6 to 8 C.
FRIDAY a few sunny intervals after scattered light frosts, with a break in the strong winds, lows -1 to +2 C and highs 6 to 10 C.
SATURDAY increasing cloud, following scattered frosts in north and east, rain arriving in southwest by afternoon, becoming heavy by late in the day, as it spreads rapidly across other regions; winds increasing to southwest 60-90 km/hr. Lows -2 to 5 C, highs 10 to 13 C.
SUNDAY windy and mild with rain at times, lows near 8 C and highs near 12 C.
Following days will remain very unsettled and possibly stormy with strong southwest winds around Tuesday 14th and a second disturbance possibly bringing heavy rain within the next few days. This pattern of alternating mild, wet days and cooler, partly cloudy and showery days, will continue into the following week also.