Issued at: 22 July 2019 06:00
TODAY - Monday 22nd July
Dry in most parts today, with sunny spells developing. Cloudier along parts of the south coast though, where a few spots of drizzle are possible. Warm and humid with highs of 21 to 26 degrees Celsius, generally, in moderate to fresh southwest breezes, but a little cooler near the south coast, with highs of 19 or 20 Celsius.
Most parts will be dry tonight with variable cloud cover, however, patchy mist and drizzle will still occur, mainly about high ground and in coastal regions in the south of the province. Another humid night, with minima of 14 to 17 degrees in a light to moderate southerly breeze.
High for Today and Tuesday
Solar UV Index
Moderate, but high in sunny spells.
TOMORROW - Tuesday 23rd July
Tomorrow, Tuesday, will be another warm and mostly dry day, however, patchy morning mist and drizzle will affect southern parts of the province. After a somewhat cloudy start, sunny spells will develop quite widely as the day goes on. Top temperatures will range 20 to 26 degrees Celsius, warmest in the north of the province, in a light to moderate southeast breeze.
Summary: Warm or very warm and humid to begin the working week, less warm and more unsettled from midweek onwards.
Tuesday night: Showers will spread from up from the southeast on Tuesday evening and night, bringing the threat of a few thundery downpours in the east and north. Meanwhile, outbreaks of rain will push in off the Atlantic to affect the southwest and west. Lowest temperatures will be around 14 to 17 degrees in mainly light to moderate southerly or southeasterly breezes.
Wednesday: Occasional bright or sunny breaks, but mostly cloudy overall with scattered light rain showers, which will be most prevalent in parts of Connacht and Munster. A little cooler than the preceding days with highs of 19 to 22 degrees. Light to moderate southerly breezes, backing southeasterly in the evening and freshening in the south and west. Showery outbreaks of rain look likely to spread up over the country from the south on Wednesday night, accompanied by moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds, which will increase strong along southern and western coasts. Lows of 14 to 16 degrees.
Thursday: Further spells of rain look likely during the first half of the day on Thursday, with potentially heavy downpours over the western half of the country, bringing a risk of spot flooding. Breezy too, in moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds, which will be strong at times near coasts. Current indications suggest the rain will ease from around mid-afternoon as winds start to veer south to southwest. Top temperatures 19 to 22 degrees Celsius.
Friday: Sunny spells and scattered showers. Cloud increasing in the west and southwest by evening. Top temperatures 17 to 21 degrees in light to moderate southwesterly winds.
Next Weekend: Mixed weather conditions continuing with low pressure the main driver bringing rain or showers at times.
Temperature circle (°C): maximum and minimum temperature forecast for each day. Wind symbol (km/h): arrow points in the direction the wind is blowing. The weather and wind icons: for the time of maximum temperature and minimum temperature.