Weather forecast for Ireland for the coming week from Met Eireann
The weather forecast for Ireland for the coming week from Met Eireann is for the weather to be milder over the next couple of days, before turning cooler through midweek. Becoming drier in the coming days as pressure builds, and then mainly dry with sunshine later in the week and to start Easter weekend with high pressure in charge for a time.
The weather forecast for Ireland for Monday from Met Eireann is for the day to start off cloudy and with some rain and drizzle, mainly in parts of north and northwest. Gradually becoming drier through the day with some bright or sunny spells developing in Munster, Leinster and the midlands. Staying cloudy in the west and northwest, with low cloud or mist persisting along the south coast. Highest temperatures of 12 to 17 degrees, highest under sunny spells, in fresh to strong and gusty southwest winds which will slowly moderate later in the day.
It will be mostly cloudy and dry in most places on Monday night apart from a little drizzle in parts of the southwest, west and northwest. It will be rather misty too in other parts with some fog and some low cloud, especially in southern parts. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees, with the lowest values in parts of the southeast where there'll be some clear spells. Southerly winds will continue to ease, decreasing light to moderate, though still fresh to strong in coastal parts of the west and northwest.
The weather forecast for Ireland for Tuesday from Met Eireann is for mist and fog in Munster and Leinster to clear through the morning. It will be dry in most places and very mild or even warm with some pleasant spells of sunshine developing, especially for Leinster, many parts of Munster and East Ulster. It will be cloudier further to the north and west though, with a little patchy drizzle and mist in coastal parts of the northwest and with outbreaks of more persistent rain pushing into western parts of Ulster and parts of Connacht through the day. A wide variation in temperatures with values ranging from 15 to 18 degrees in the sunnier parts to between 12 and 14 degrees in parts of the west and northwest. Winds will be mostly light to moderate southwesterly, a little fresher for a time though in parts of the northwest and veering northwesterly here later on.
The weather will start to transition into cooler weather from Tuesday night. Cloud and outbreaks of rain and drizzle will continue to move down across the country, with clearer colder conditions and a scattering of showers following to at least the northern half of the country. Lowest temperatures will range from between 3 and 5 degrees across the northern half of the country to between 5 and 7 or 8 degrees further to the south. Winds will become mostly moderate northerly overnight, a little fresher in parts of the north and northwest.
The weather forecast for Ireland for Wednesday from Met Eireann says that colder bright weather will continue to filter further south on Wednesday morning and there'll be some nice spells of sunshine and some scattered showers. Some southern and possibly some eastern areas may hold onto more in the way of cloud with some more persistent rain possible, especially later on. A big drop in temperatures from previous few days with values from 8 to 11 degrees, though possibly higher in southern and southeastern areas and it will be breezy with moderate to fresh northeasterly winds.
Wednesday night will bring a good lot of dry, cold, clear weather for most places, although it will be cloudier in southern and some eastern parts with some outbreaks of rain which will mostly clear southwards later in the night. Lowest temperatures will range from 0 to 3 degrees across Connacht and Ulster, coldest in northern parts, to between 4 and 6 degrees further to the south. A breezy night with moderate to fresh northeasterly winds, though easing light in some northern parts, allowing a touch of frost in some sheltered parts of Ulster.
The weather forecast for Ireland for Thursday from Met Eireann states that any remaining rain in southern parts will clear southwards to give a mainly dry day across the country on Thursday with plenty of sunshine, though a little cloudier for a while in southern areas. Highest temperatures will range from around 7 degrees along north and east facing coasts up to 11 or 12 degrees in parts of the southwest. Winds will be moderate to fresh east to northeasterly, decreasing mostly moderate later.
Our 10 day Atlantic Chart shows the precipitation and pressure forecast in 6 hour intervalshttps://t.co/9Giuj4CR5m— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) March 28, 2021
A nationwide forecast and outlook covering the next week can be found here. https://t.co/9gKN6SVok4 pic.twitter.com/9OzKWw0sUM
Thursday night will be dry and cold with clear skies and with north to northeasterly breezes, decreasing mostly light. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 3 degrees with some frost.
The weather forecast for Ireland for Friday from Met Eireann is for another dry day and it will be a sunny day for most. Becoming a little cloudier in northern parts later on. Temperatures will recover a little to around normal for the time of year, with values widely ranging from 10 to 12 degrees, a little lower on the north coast, and feeling pleasant in the sunshine with just a gentle northerly breeze.
High pressure will continue to dominate for Saturday bringing a mostly dry day with a mix of cloud and sunshine and temperatures up a little on Friday's. High pressure will then start to decline to the southwest, so turning more unsettled and turning colder over Easter, with some rain moving down from the north, followed by showers, some wintry.
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