Ireland weather forecast for the rest of the week from Met Eireann

There is the potential for some heavy and thundery showers to develop this week

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Ireland weather forecast for the coming week from Met Eireann

Ireland weather forecast for the coming week from Met Eireann

The weather forecast for the week for Ireland from Met Eireann is for temperatures to stay above normal for the early part of the week however there is wetter weather on the way with temperatures set to fall back and the possibility of heavy thundery showers.

The weather forecast for Monday night is for it be dry apart from a few scattered outbreaks of rain. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees in light southeast breezes. 

According to be Met Eireann, it will be mainly cloudy on Wednesday with showery outbreaks of rain tracking northwards today, turning heavy and persistent later in the day, with a risk of thunder. Somewhat drier and brighter conditions extending from the south this evening. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees in light to moderate south to southeasterly breezes.

The weather forecast for Thursday is for widespread showers, some heavy, prolonged and possibly thundery, with bright or sunny spells too. Cooler then recently with highest temperatures of 11 to 15 degrees, in light to moderate variable or southeast winds, gusty at times. 

Showers becoming isolated with some clear spells developing in light to moderate variable breezes on Thursday night. A band of rain will push into Atlantic coastal counties towards morning in freshening northwesterly wind. It will turn somewhat cooler with lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees.

Met Eireann says that there will be outbreaks of rain at first on Friday followed by a spell of wet and windy weather pushing in from the Atlantic. Highest temperatures of 9 to 13 degrees. Wet and windy weather will continue on Friday night with rain turning possibly heavy and a risk of very strong and gusty winds. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees.

Met Eireann says that current indications are for heavy rain to clear later in the day on Saturday to scattered showers with sunny spells. It will turn cooler with highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees, as strong and gusty northwesterly winds moderate. A further spell of wet and windy weather is set to sweep across the country on Sunday. Highest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees.