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Dublin: 5 °C Friday 13 December, 2019
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Look at that! A clear, crisp, cold Christmas Day in Ireland

But enjoy the crisp and dry while you can.

THERE WILL BE no White Christmas this year. But there will also be no rain, strong winds or other misery-inducing elements.

We’ll take that.

Here’s how little precipitation there was across the country at 7.15am today.

xmas day weather

Our friends at Met Éireann have promised a “dry, bright and cold” day with temperatures of about 5 or 6 degrees Celsius.

There is a little bad news for some parts of the north and west of the country whose residents can expect showers (sorry). They will only be “isolated” though.

The frost that you may be seeing right now will clear later this morning. And that moderate westerly breeze will be felt throughout the day but will die away this evening.

If you’re planning on leaving the house later, expect temperatures to fall to freezing when early night hits.

It will be clear, cold and frosty overnight before the rain is expected to fall from tomorrow.

Yes, enjoy the crisp and dry while you can. St Stephen’s Day will be a wet one.

“It will be cloudy with rain steadily becoming more persistent through the morning and turning heavier in the afternoon and evening,” says Met Eireann.

So, today is a better day to leave the house!

A very happy Christmas to you from all of us here at TheJournal.ie.

And a happy Christmas from him.

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