This week’s farming weather report from Met Éireann:
It will be cloudy this morning (Friday, March 5th), with some sunny spells to develop later in the afternoon, according to Met Éireann.
It will be generally dry with a slight chance of patchy drizzle developing on south-western coasts.
Temperatures will reach between 6 to 8 degrees with lows of -3 to +2 degrees later tonight. It will be dry with clear spells in most places, with cloudier conditions expected in the west and south.
Frost will develop in light to moderate south-easterly winds tonight.
There will be a cold start tomorrow with frost to clear, leading to a dry day with cloud and sunny spells.
Cloud will increase in the west as the day progresses, with highs of 6 to 9 degrees nationwide.
It will be mostly dry on Saturday night with a mix of cloud and clear spells. There may be some patchy drizzle in coastal parts of the west and north-west at intervals, according to Met Éireann.
Once again, temperatures will fall below 0 degrees, reaching between -2 to +4 degrees with frost to form in the east and north.
It will be generally cloudy and dry with patchy light rain and drizzle to continue to impact coastal parts of the west and north-west.
Temperatures will reach between 7 to 10 degrees with light to moderate southerly winds.
It will hold dry in the east and south-east on Sunday night, according to the national forecaster. Rain will push into Ulster, Connacht, and west Munster on Sunday night with lowest temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees.
Meanwhile, looking ahead to next week, rain will extend to all areas on Monday, heavy in the west at times.
Temperatures will climb to 7 to 10 degrees in mostly moderate, southerly-veering westerly winds.
Rain will gradually clear from the east and south on Monday, with clear spells and isolated showers, mainly in the north-west.
Some frost will form as temperatures will dip between -1 to +2.
It will start off mostly dry with good sunshine spells in the east, with rain to move into the west during the morning.
Rain will extend across the country through the day, becoming heavy at times. It will become windy with fresh to strong and gusty southerly winds to develop.
According to Met Éireann, unsettled conditions will remain with showers and windy conditions at times.