Northern Ireland weather outlook for the week ahead

Aerial view of A2 Sydenham Bypass Belfast City Northern Ireland -Credit:Getty
Aerial view of A2 Sydenham Bypass Belfast City Northern Ireland -Credit:Getty

After a mixed bag weekend on the weather front, summer feels as far away as ever.

Despite being over halfway through Spring, the sun is still nowhere to be seen expect for the occasional appearance over the last week or so.

The Met Office has said that Northern Ireland is in for another wet week with the sun attempting to break through towards the later half of the week.

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In Belfast, the rain is set to continue until Wednesday where clouds will remain but the weather is set to dry up.

Temperatures could reach up to 17C as we approach the weekend, hopefully remaining dry and bright for the Belfast City Marathon on Sunday, May 5.

This is what the Met Office has forecasted for Northern Ireland this week:


Cloudy with longer spells of rain on Monday morning, this rain heavy at times.

Generally brighter in the afternoon, but with scattered and at times heavy showers.

Maximum temperature 13C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain on Tuesday, becoming drier later.

Mainly dry with sunny spells Wednesday and Thursday.

Turning warmer.

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