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Issued at: 06 July 2020 06:00

TODAY - Monday 6th July

Today will be mainly dry and bright, with sunny spells, but some scattered showers will occur, especially in the morning and early afternoon. Maximum temperatures 14 to 17 Celsius, in mostly moderate northwesterly breezes, later backing west and decreasing light.


Mainly dry at first tonight, but cloudy conditions, with rain, will extend from the Atlantic, with some heavy falls in parts of the west Minimum temperatures 8 to 11 Celsius. Winds mostly light, southwesterly, backing southerly.

Pollen Forecast

Moderate on Monday and Tuesday

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Solar UV Index

High on Monday and in any sunshine on Tuesday.

UV Index

TOMORROW - Tuesday 7th July

Tuesday will be mostly overcast, with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, but some dry spells are likely in northern coastal areas. Mist and fog patches on hills and on the coast also. Maximum temperatures 12 to 14 Celsius. Winds mostly light to moderate southeasterly, fresh on the west coast.

National Outlook

Summary: Unsettled at first, with some rain and drizzle, but current indications suggest that a more settled spell of weather is likely to develop towards the end of the week.

Tuesday night: Cloudy in most areas, with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle, but drier in the west and northwest. Misty in places, with fog patches. A few clear spells may develop in the northwest. Min. 8 to 11 degrees in the Ulster and Connacht, 12 to 14 degrees in Leinster and Munster. Winds light west to northwest or variable.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle, mainly in the southern half of the country, persistent in southern coastal areas. There will be good dry intervals in the northern half of the country, with some bright spells developing, especially in the north and northwest. Max. 15 to 19 Celsius, in light northeasterly or variable breezes. Mainly dry overnight, but some further patches of rain and drizzle are possible in southern coastal counties. Mist and fog patches also in near calm conditions.

Thursday: Mainly dry, with some bright or sunny spells developing, especially in the northern half of the country, but cloudier in the south, with some patchy light rain or drizzle possible at first in southern coastal counties. Max. 15 to 20 Celsius, in light northerly or variable breezes.

Friday: Dry in most areas, with sunny spells, but a few scattered showers are likely, mainly in Ulster. Max. 14 to 18 Celsius, in light northwesterly breezes.

Further Outlook (Saturday to Monday, inclusive): Current indications suggest that it will be dry and settled, with a mix of cloud and sunny spells and light winds. Gradually becoming a little warmer also for the early days of next week.


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