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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 15 August, 2020

Ringing in the new year outdoors? The rain should clear by midnight

It’s going to be fierce mild.

THERE’S GOOD NEWS for anyone who’s planning on welcoming 2015 outdoors.

Met Éireann has said that while rain is expected in several parts of the country this evening, there’s “a good chance” it will clear before midnight.

Basically, it’s best to bring a brolly with you … but feel free to do this at approximately 11.55pm:

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A spokesperson for Met Éireann told that temperatures tonight will be unseasonably high – ranging from 6-10 degrees Celsius.

“If it was a daytime temperature in January it wouldn’t be bad at all,” the spokesman noted, adding that night temperatures at this time of year usually range from 2-4 degrees.

“It’s extremely mild for this time of year,” he added.

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Sadly, it’ll be a different story tomorrow with “very windy and wet” weather expected.

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Despite this, temperatures will remain higher than normal – reaching 11-14 degrees.

If you’re relying on public transport to get you home tonight, here’s all you need to know.

Happy new year!

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