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National Forecast

23 June 2021 12:13

Today - Wednesday 23rd June

Mostly cloudy today, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle in the east becoming patchy through the afternoon, with some mist patches lingering. Mainly dry in the west with bright or sunny spells developing through the day. Highest temperatures 15 to 20 degrees, in light to moderate westerly breezes.

Tonight - Wednesday 23rd June

Tonight will be mostly dry, with some clear spells, especially in the western half of the country, with some mist patches. Rain will develop on the northwest coast towards morning. Lowest temperatures 9 to 13 degrees, in light westerly or variable breezes.

Tomorrow - Thursday 24th June

Thursday will be mainly dry at first in the midlands, east and south, with some hazy sunshine. Rain will extend from the northwest across Ulster, Connacht and west Munster during the morning and early afternoon, turning persistent and locally heavy at times. The rain will gradually extend to remaining areas later, but it will be patchy over the southern half of the country. Warm and humid in the south and east, with highest temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees, but cooler in Atlantic coastal counties, with highs of 14 to 17 degrees, in mostly moderate westerly winds, fresh to strong on west and northern coasts.

Outlook

Headline: Mixed weather for Friday and the weekend, but early indications suggest that mainly dry, warm and settled will develop for much of next week.

Thursday night: Rain will continue to clear southeastwards, with cooler, fresher conditions developing, as winds veer northwest. Becoming dry in most areas, but showers will develop in the northwest and north.

Friday: Cool, with some bright spells, but showers also, initially mainly in the north and northwest, but extending southwards during the day. Max. 13 to 17 degrees, in mostly moderate north or northwest winds, strong on Connacht and west Ulster coasts.

Saturday: Some bright spells, but scattered showers also, mainly in the east and south. Max. 15 to 20 degrees, in light to moderate northeast breezes.

Sunday: There is still some uncertainty, but currently Sunday is looking mainly dry, with sunny spells, but some scattered showers are still likely. Max. 15 to 21 or 22 degrees, in light northerly or variable breezes.

Monday to Thursday: Early indications are for mainly dry, settled conditions, with a mix of cloud and sunny spells and light winds. Becoming warm also, with temperatures of 15 to 22 degrees on Monday, rising to the low to mid 20s for Tuesday and Wednesday, possibly higher on Thursday.