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04th Dec 2012

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Temperatures Plummet as Chilly Spell Continues

Forecasters have said that we're unlikely to have a white Christmas this year.

When it comes to snow, us Irish folk are a bit apprehensive (in fairness, we all remember the nightmare that was the ‘big freeze’) but the good news is that it’s fairly unlikely that we’ll have a white Christmas this year.

However, with that being said, forecasters are predicting that the chilly temperatures will continue, carrying on from the coldest autumn that we’ve had in almost two decades.

Widespread frost and icy patches on roads are expected over the next few days and, unfortunately, showers will sweep across the nation. Temperatures are expected to reach a chilly -3C overnight.

The good news is that tomorrow will be dry and cool in the east, although if you live in Connacht or Ulster, you can expect a wet day.

It’s unlikely that we’ll get snow this year

According to Met Eireann, the predictions for the weekend are less certain although we imagine it’s probably a good idea if you bust out the scarf and gloves and stay wrapped up warm.

(We don’t know about you, but we’ll probably be dusting off our tights when we’re heading out this weekend!)

Yesterday Met Eireann confirmed that the past few months made up the coldest autumn that Ireland had seen for at least 19 years.

We wonder if we’re likely to see even a hint of the white stuff this winter…