Irish weather forecasters are predicting a week of sunshine and high temperatures that are set to last through the next week. However, this morning, heavy fog is present in some regions, but it is expected to clear as the day progresses. Weather expert Alan O’Reilly has said that temperatures could reach highs of 21c today as the fog clears. The Met Eireann forecast for the week reads: today, foggy in some places this morning, but mist and fog will clear for most, leaving a dry and sunny day today with light variable winds. However, fog may linger near some coasts. Highest temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees.
Tomorrow, the forecast is for cloudy weather with outbreaks of rain developing early on. The rain will clear into the Irish Sea in the afternoon, with sunny spells and scattered showers following from the west. The temperature will feel cooler with highest temperatures of 13 or 14 degrees in moderate northwest winds. Sunday night will be generally dry with long clear spells, though scattered showers will feed into the west and north. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees in light to moderate west to northwest winds.
Most areas will be dry with sunny spells on Monday, although scattered showers will develop through the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees in moderate northwest winds. Monday night is expected to be mostly dry and clear, though there is a chance of isolated light showers. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees in light northwesterly winds. Tuesday is expected to be another largely dry day with spells of sunshine and just well scattered light showers. The temperature will feel warmer with highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees in light to moderate northwest winds.
Little change is expected on Wednesday, with sunshine for many and just one or two light showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees in light southwesterly or variable winds. The current indications suggest that high pressure will remain in charge of our weather for the end of next week. It is expected to stay generally dry and bright with temperatures in the high teens or low twenties. However, there is a chance of light rain in the west on Thursday.
Overall, it is time to stock up on sunscreens as the weather is expected to be warm and sunny for the next week.