Weather forecast for the week ahead from Met Eireann
The weather forecast for the coming week from Met Eireann is for the dry weather to continue with temperatures set to reach as high as 16 degrees later in the week.
The weather forecast from Met Eireann says that Monday will be a largely dry and calm day. It will be a chilly morning with good sunny spells will be followed by a somewhat cloudier afternoon. Top temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees in light northwesterly breezes. Largely dry overnight on Monday with clear spells and areas of mist or fog. Minimum temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees in light southwest winds.
The weather forecast for Tuesday from Met Eireann says that there will be a few patches of light rain in Connacht and Ulster but overall a good deal of dry weather is expected. The best of any sunshine will be in the south and east of the country. Highest temperatures will range 11 to 14 degrees in light southwesterly winds. Clear spells and patchy cloud overnight with lows of 2 to 5 degrees.
According to Met Eireann it looks set to be another predominantly dry day on Wednesday with just scattered patches of light rain. It will be mainly cloudy but some sunny spells are likely, the best of these in the east and southeast. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in moderate southwest breezes. Clear spells and patchy cloud overnight. Temperatures dipping to 1 or 2 degrees under prolonged clear spells but staying at 5 to 7 degrees under cloud cover.
Thursday is set to be another dry day for much of the country with a mix of cloud and sunny spells according to the latest weather forecast. There is just the small chance of the odd patch of rain drifting in across parts of the northwest. Highest temperatures of 12 to 16 degrees in moderate southwest winds, fresh along Atlantic coasts. Patchy rain will edge in across parts of the northwest overnight but it will hold dry elsewhere with clear spells. Lows of 3 to 7 degrees.
Early indications suggest it will be rather cloudy across Connacht and Ulster with patchy light rain on Friday. Elsewhere it looks set to remain dry with some sunshine. Highs of 11 to 13 degrees.