Data supplied by Met Éireann
Today and Tomorrow's forecast
Wednesday 23 July
Patches of mist and fog early this morning and sea fog will affect parts of east and south coasts at times today. Very warm and humid with spells of hazy sunshine. Leinster and much of Ulster will be dry. Showers will develop in west Munster, Connacht and west Ulster, some thundery this afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures of 20 to 26 degrees with light variable winds.
Tonight will be very mild and close. Many areas will be dry. However, showers will continue in western areas for a time and there'll also be some showers in Munster and south Leinster. Temperatures will fall to no lower than 15 or 16 degrees with patches of mist and fog
Thursday 24 July
Thursday will be another very warm and humid day. Leinster and most of Ulster will be mainly dry. However, heavy or thundery showers will develop in Munster, Connacht and in Co. Donegal from late morning onwards. Highest temperatures of 22 to 27 degrees with light variable breezes
Thursday night will be another very mild and close night with temperatures falling no lower than 15 or 16 degrees. It will become dry in most areas as showers over Muenster and Connacht gradually die out.
Friday will continue very warm and humid with highest temperatures of 22 to 27 degrees and light variable breezes. It will be mainly dry with bright or sunny spells. However, there'll be a risk of some heavy or thundery showers developing in places during the afternoon and evening. Outbreaks of rain will develop in the northwest later on Friday night.
Saturday will be mostly cloudy. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle will spread southeastwards across the country. The rain will mainly affect Connacht and Ulster. It will become light and patchy over Leinster and Munster. It will be a cooler day with highest temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees and light to moderate west to northwest breezes. Saturday night will be a bit cooler also with lowest temperatures of 12 to 14 degrees.
Sunday will be noticeably cooler and fresher with moderate northwest winds and highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees. There'll be a good deal of dry weather with sunny spells. However, scattered showers will develop also. There'll be heaviest over the northern half of the country and will be well scattered further south.
Showers will continue to push down from the north through Sunday night and Monday.
There'll be some further rain or showers at times on Tuesday and Wednesday next. But amounts will be small and there'll be a good deal of dry weather also. Temperatures will be in the high teens to low twenties.
Report issued:23/07/2014 06:20