Good morning people! After the miserable May we have had, we are delighted to report that summer is finally here.
Temperatures will soar to scorching 21 ° C while Dublin basks in glorious sunshine.
Today it will be mostly dry with sunny spells, but there is the possibility of some isolated light showers. Temperatures will range between 16 ° C and 17 ° C.
Dry conditions will continue into the evening, but some patches of fog can form with minimum temperatures of 4 ° C to 6 ° C.
More dry weather is expected tomorrow morning, but clouds will gradually increase from the west, causing outbreaks of rain in the late afternoon or evening. Maximum temperatures will be 17 ° C or 18 ° C.
Here’s the national outlook for the rest of the week:
Resume: A forecaster from Met Eireann said: “It will gradually become more settled for the weekend and warmer as well, although some showers are likely. It will become cooler and more restless again in the first days of next week.
Thursday night: “Mostly cloudy at first, with bouts of rain, but dry conditions will develop in most of Munster, Connacht and parts of west Leinster in the morning.
“Low 6 ° C to 9 ° C, mostly with light winds, veering south to west in the western half of the country as the rain clears. Fog and patches of fog too.
Friday: “Cloudy in many areas, with scattered bouts of rain and drizzle, mainly in the eastern half of the country, gradually disappearing. Mostly dry further west with some bright episodes developing.
“Maximum 15 ° C to 18 ° C, with variable light breezes. Mainly dry at night, with patches of fog and fog and lows of 4 ° C to 8 ° C, cooler in the southwest and west.
Saturday: “Mostly dry, with bright or sunny intervals, but some scattered light showers likely, especially in Ulster and Leinster. Mostly light and variable winds, but breezy along the Atlantic coasts, with moderate southerly winds.
“Warmer than recent days, with maximum temperatures of 16 ° C to 19 ° C or 20 ° C, cooler on the coasts. Dry overnight with lows of 5 ° C to 8 ° C and patches of fog and mist .
Sunday: “Dry in most areas, with periods of sunshine or sunshine, especially in the eastern half of the country, but the cloud will increase in counties on the Atlantic coast.
“Warm in many areas, with maximum temperatures of 17 ° C to 21 ° C, but cooler in the western and southwest coastal areas. Mostly light to moderate winds from south to southwest, cool along the west and northwest coasts. Rain and drizzle will spread from the Atlantic on Sunday night and Monday morning.
Monday: “Rain and drizzle in most areas for a while, but it will gradually brighten from the northwest, with sunny spells and a few scattered showers.
“Gradually turning cooler, as winds veer out of the westerly direction, mostly mild to moderate in intensity. Highs 14 ° C to 18 ° C, warmer in eastern and southeastern coastal counties.
Additional insights, Tuesday and Wednesday: “Cooler, with sun and rain”.