Data supplied by Met Éireann
Today and Tomorrow's forecast
Friday 1 July
Showers spreading from the west will become widespread and occasionally heavy this morning. There will be an increasing risk of isolated thunderstorms during the day also. Strengthening, southwest to west winds will make it feel rather cool; highest temperatures 13 to 16 degrees Celsius.
Early tonight, showers will become confined to western and northern counties with clear spells developing elsewhere. However, westerly winds will remain fresh and gusty overnight and it will turn cooler. Lowest temperatures 7 to 10 degrees Celsius.
Saturday 2 July
Showers in the west and north will become widespread again on Saturday morning. A few may turn heavy for a time but the showers will become confined to northern counties by early evening. Fresh and gusty, westerly winds will moderate during the evening also. Highest temperatures 13 to 17 degrees Celsius, still a few degrees below normal for early July.
Headline: Changeable and unsettled weather continuing over the weekend and throughout next week. Cool at first, but temperatures will increase a little next week.
Friday night: Cool and breezy, with clear spells and scattered showers, most of the showers in Atlantic coastal counties. Min. 8 to 11 Celsius, in a moderate to fresh westerly wind.
Saturday: Cool, with a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers, some of the showers heavy, mainly in parts of the north and east, but some areas will stay largely if not completely dry, especially some southern coastal areas. Max. 15 to 18 C, in moderate to fresh westerly winds, Winds will fall light on Saturday night, with rain developing in south and southwest coastal areas, but dry elsewhere, apart from a few scattered showers.
Sunday: Bright or sunny spells, mainly in the north and northwest, but mostly cloudy, with some patchy rain and drizzle, especially in southern and southwestern coastal areas. Some hill and coastal fog also. Max. 15 to 19 Celsius, coolest along west and northwest coasts. Winds mostly light southwesterly or variable.
Rain and drizzle will become more widespread Sunday night.
Monday: Bright across much of the northern half of the country, with sunny spells and just a few isolated showers. Mostly cloudy in Munster and the southern half of Leinster, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, possibly heavy for a time in some southern coastal areas, but clearing gradually southwards as the day progresses. Max. 16 to 19 or 20 Celsius, in light variable winds.
Tuesday and rest of week: Current indications are that it will remain unsettled and changeable for the rest of the week.
Report issued:01/07/2016 05:14