Issued at: 23 July 2018 10:57
TODAY - Monday 23rd July
Generally cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle in places at first this afternoon. However becoming brighter and drier in the Northwest and West with somewhat fresher and cooler conditions here. Remaining rather warm and humid elsewhere with patchy light rain or drizzle at times, with a few heavier bursts possible later today. Some sunny breaks will occur. Maximum temperatures generally 18 to 25 degrees Celsius, and it will be warmest in the East and Southeast but afternoon temperatures only reaching around 16 or 17 Celsius in parts of the West and Northwest. Southwest to west breezes will be light or moderate in strength.
TONIGHT - Monday 23rd July
Outbreaks of rain or drizzle in the East and Southeast will continue for a time tonight. Mostly dry elsewhere apart from the odd spot of drizzle along Atlantic coasts. Lowest temperatures will range 11 to 16 degrees Celsius, mildest in across the southeast. Westerly breezes will be light. Isolated mist patches will form.
TOMORROW - Tuesday 24th July
Tuesday will be a fresher day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells and light to moderate westerly breezes. Overall a good deal of dry weather with just the isolated light shower. Highest temperatures will range 16 to 22 degree Celsius, coolest along Atlantic coasts.
OUTLOOK: Whilst there will be some rainfall this week, amounts will be well below average, with slightly above average temperatures too, especially across the eastern half of the country.
TOMORROW NIGHT: Dry under broken cloud. Some mist and fog patches in light variable mainly southerly breezes. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees Celsius.
WEDNESDAY: Overall dry with sunny spells, apart from the chance of some rain across Atlantic counties. Warm and humid in a moderate southerly breeze, with some sunny spells across the midlands and east. Highest temperatures will range 18 to 23 degrees Celsius (west to east).
THURSDAY: Some uncertainty but likely to a breezy day with falls of rain possibly turning very heavy up along Atlantic counties. Highest temperatures will range 18 to 21 degrees Celsius across Atlantic counties and a warmer 21 to 24 degrees Celsius elsewhere, all in moderating southerly breezes.
FRIDAY: A slightly brighter and fresher day in light westerly breezes. Generally dry with good sunshine during the morning, and a few well scattered showers in the afternoon. Highest temperatures will range 17 to 22 degrees Celsius (west to east).
THIS WEEKEND: Temperatures will fall back to around average with maxima rising to the high teens generally. A degrees of uncertainty, however low pressure may feed in some wet and windy conditions later in the weekend.