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05 Oct 2022

IRELAND WEATHER FORECAST: High Temperature Warning comes into effect today as Ireland set to bask in glorious sunshine

Met Eireann Weather Forecast Ireland Heat Wave

IRELAND WEATHER FORECAST: High temperature warning comes into effect today with heat wave set to continue

A Met Eireann High Temperature Warning comes into effect for most of Ireland at noon today with the heat wave set to continue right through the weekend. 

Met Eireann is warning that very warm or hot today with maximum temperatures generally of 27 to 29 degrees and locally higher. Warm tonight with temperatures generally staying above 15 degrees. Daytime temperatures may not be as high in coastal areas due to sea breezes. 

The Warning is in place from noon on Thursday until noon on Friday for Leinster and Munster but extends to the rest of the country for Saturday and the early hours of Sunday. 

Met Eireann is forecasting temperatures as high as 29 degrees on Thursday and reaching into the low 30s on Friday and Saturday before falling back somewhat on Sunday with heavy showers or thundery downpours possible.

The full Met Eireann forecast for the coming days is as follows: 

Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Thursday

Thursday will be dry, sunny and very warm. There will be calm conditions in most places, although sea breezes will develop this afternoon. Highest temperatures generally between 24 and 29 degrees, but likely to reach 30 degrees in localised parts of Leinster and Munster. It will be less warm towards the coastline, particularly in Connacht and west Ulster.

Mild tonight with temperatures generally not falling below 10 to 15 degrees, and staying above 16 or 17 degrees in parts of Leinster and Munster. Just light breezes overnight, allowing some pockets of mist or fog to form again. Otherwise, it will be a dry and clear night.

Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Friday

Friday will be a hot and sunny day with highest temperatures generally between 25 to 30 degrees, possibly reaching the low 30s in a few inland spots of Leinster or Munster. Not as warm near coasts, with sea breezes developing in the afternoon. Winds will be light elsewhere. A chance of fog lingering in some coastal areas also.

Dry and clear but staying rather warm in some parts overnight with lowest temperatures ranging 13 to 17 degrees. Patches of mist or fog will form in light breezes.

Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Saturday

Hot, dry and sunny again, with a light northeast breeze. Highest temperatures of 26 to 30 degrees, possibly exceeding 30 degrees in a few inland spots. Slight chance of an isolated shower developing too.

A warm night with temperatures not falling below 15 to 18 degrees in most areas. Largely clear with a little cloud in parts, and light breezes.

Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Sunday

Sunday is expected to start dry and sunny however cloud may build in some areas during the day, bringing possible heavy showers or thundery downpours to parts. Very warm with light winds, highs in the mid to high 20s. Sunday night will be rather warm and muggy with possible showers.

Met Eireann Weather Forecast for Monday

A cloudier day with heavy scattered showers likely and possible thunder, although some places will be dry. Light to moderate northwest winds. Not as warm, with current indications showing highest temperatures to be in the low 20s.

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