Typical Irish weather this weekend but a hot spell on the way

The start of next week will be hot and dry. © File Photo
The start of next week will be hot and dry. © File Photo

The weather this weekend has been described as being the usual mix but with no extremes either way

It will be typical Irish summer weather of warm temperatures with highs in the low 20s. There will also be some cloud moving from the west bringing some showery rain.

Saturday will be the warmest day with periods of rain while Sunday will be a little cooler but remain dry.

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However, the early indications for next week are that a period of high pressure will bring hot and dry weather.

Today, Friday, will have some sunny spells but also a good deal of cloud with patches of mist and drizzle with rain in the north and west later this evening.

Saturday will be a warm, humid day but with strong winds. The is a Status Yellow warning in effect for small crafts as southwesterly winds reach Force 6. It will also be cloudy with periods of rain but some warm sunny spells in places too. Top temperatures may reach 24 C in the east. 

Sunday will be driest day of the weekend with warm sunny spells in all areas although there will be some clouds too. The wind will die down but it will not be as warm as Saturday with highest temperatures reaching 21C.

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Next week will start off warm, dry and fairly sunny with highs 23 C on Monday.

The warm weather will continue into Tuesday with top temperatures reaching 24C but the humidity may bring the possibility of a few heavy and possibly thundery showers could not be ruled out in the evening.


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