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National Forecast

Issued at: 30 July 2021 07:08

TODAY - Friday 30th July

Rather cloudy this morning with heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms over much of Leinster, gradually clearing into the Irish Sea. Scattered showers developing elsewhere with some longer spells of rain in Connacht and Munster. Showers will turn heavy or thundery through the late morning and early afternoon. However, some sunny spells will break through during the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees, warmest in the east in light to moderate northwesterly winds, fresh at times on western and southern coasts.


Tonight will be largely cloudy with well scattered showers and just occasional clear spells. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees. Mist patches and hill fog will form in light to moderate west to northwest breezes, but winds will be fresher at times on southern and southwestern coasts.

TOMORROW - Saturday 31st July

Tomorrow, Saturday, will begin mostly cloudy with just occasional bright spells and isolated light showers developing. Showers will become more frequent during the afternoon before easing as some good evening sunny spells develop though staying cloudier in the northwest. Highest temperatures ranging from 15 degrees in the north to 21 degrees in the south in light to moderate northwest breezes.

National Outlook

OVERVIEW: A good deal of dry weather for the rest of the Bank Holiday weekend though there will be showers. Largely cloudy too but sunny spells will still occur. Temperatures around average for the time of year.

Saturday night: A largely dry night with a mix of cloud and clear spells with just some isolated light showers along northern fringes. Lowest temperature of 9 to 12 degrees in light to moderate north to northwest breezes.

Sunday: A dry day for most with a good deal of cloud with just well scattered showers, mainly affecting eastern and Atlantic coasts. Sunnier spells will develop through the day. Highest temperature of 15 to 19 degrees, coolest in the north and warmest in the south with light to moderate north to northwest winds.

Sunday night: A largely dry and clear night with just isolated showers. Lowest temperature of 7 to 11 degrees in mainly light northerly or variable breezes with mist patches forming.

Bank Holiday Monday: A good deal of dry weather though there will be well scattered showers, with a chance of more frequent showers along Atlantic coasts. There will be sunny spells in the morning before cloud bubbles up in the afternoon but good evening sunshine will break through. Highest temperature of 16 to 19 degrees in light northerly or variable breezes. Dry overnight apart from the odd shower but mist and fog patches will form. Lowest temperature of 9 to 12 degrees.

Tuesday: Dry with hazy morning sunshine to start but cloud and showery outbreaks of rain will extend from the southwest through the day. Highest temperature of 15 to 19 degrees in light to moderate southerly winds.

Further outlook: Unsettled with rain and showers, breezy at times too. Temperatures staying around average for the time of year.


Met Éireann

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