Met Eireann weather forecast for the week ahead
According to Met Eireann, there will be a considerable amount of dry weather this week however there will be a change before next weekend.
Monday is forecast to be mostly sunny but there will be a rather chilly start to the day. This will give way to a somewhat cloudier afternoon, especially in more northern and western areas. Top temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees with the best of the afternoon sunshine in the south and east.
Monday night will be cool and mainly dry with a mix of clear spells and cloudy periods. Lowest temperatures 2 to 5 C., with some grass frost in places. Breezy, especially over northern areas; fresh westerly winds will be strong in coastal areas there. Winds elsewhere moderate to fresh westerly.
According to Met Eireann, it will be breezy in northern areas on Tuesday, with some showers in places. But mainly dry elsewhere, with bright or short sunny spells developing. Top temperatures 12 to 14 C. Mild overnight, with lows of 6 to 9 C.
The national forecaster states that Wednesday will be mainly dry with a mix of bright or short sunny spells and occasional cloudy periods. Top temperatures of 11 to 13 C. Cool overnight with lows of 4 to 7 C.
Cloudy and breezy over Ulster and much of Connacht on Thursday, with scattered patches of drizzle and mist. Fresh westerly winds also but largely dry elsewhere. Top temperatures of 11 or 12 C. Windy overnight with a spell of rain set to move down across the country from the north. Winds fresh to strong northwesterly and gusty in places. Cold by the end of the night with lows of 3 or 4 C.
According to Met Eireann, it will be much cooler than of late next weekend with temperatures below normal. Windy at first, with occasional rain or hail showers. Cold at night, with some frost.