National Forecast

Issued at: 27 June 2022 22:31

TONIGHT

Wet and blustery tonight with widespread rain, turning to showers from the west later in the night, some of the showers will be heavy or thundery at times with the risk of some spot flooding, especially in the south of Munster. Remaining quite mild overnight with lowest temperatures 10 to 13 degrees in fresh or strong and blustery southerly winds.

TOMORROW - Tuesday 28th June

Tuesday will start off fairly dull and wet in the east with widespread heavy showers or longer spells of rain. Brighter in the west with sunny spells although there will be some scattered heavy showers about too. During the afternoon the brighter showery conditions will extend to all parts, heaviest and most frequent over the northern half of the country, although they will become more isolated towards evening. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees, in blustery southerly winds, moderating later.

National Outlook

OUTLOOK: Unsettled for the rest of the week with showers or longer spells of rain and quite cool especially in the west.

TUESDAY NIGHT: Clear spells and scattered showers, most frequent in Atlantic counties and spreading further inland towards morning. Lows of 7 to 11 degrees, in light southwesterly breezes.

WEDNESDAY: Sunny spells and showers, they will be heaviest and most frequent in the west during the morning, before spreading to the east during the afternoon with some thundery bursts a times. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees, mildest in the east, as light southwest winds veer westerly and increase light to moderate.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clear spells early in the night before cloud spreads from the east with outbreaks of rain and drizzle along eastern coasts towards morning. Some showers will also feed into the western coasts later in the night but overall the best of the clear spells will persist in the west of the country. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees, coolest in the west in light westerly or variable breezes.

THURSDAY: Starting mostly cloudy in Leinster and Ulster with outbreaks of rain or drizzle, better sunny spells elsewhere. However showers will extend from the Atlantic during the late morning, with sunny spells and showers extending across the country for the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees, in light to moderate westerly breezes.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain on Thursday night. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in light southwesterly breezes.

FRIDAY: Cloudy with rain and drizzle spreading from the west, turning persistent in the south of the country. Although some late bright or sunny spells will develop during the evening. Highs of 15 to 19 degrees, in mostly moderate south to southwesterly winds.

Current indications suggest that next weekend will be a little more settled with just a scattering of light showers and highs in the mid to high teens.