This weekend will see Ireland reach an impressive 20 degrees for the first time in 2022.
The sun is expected to shine gloriously over the next few days as summer temperatures soar across the country.
However, conditions will change quickly as the week approaches with “thunderstorms” on Monday.
here met erin Forecasts for this weekend:
“It will start to be somewhat cloudy on Friday with a few showers in the northwest. However, sunny periods will develop during the day.
“Maximum temperatures are generally 17-20 degrees but are somewhat cooler in the coastal areas in the west and northwest. New southwest winds will reduce the light by evening.
“Generally dry all night with cloudy periods. Some fog and mist will form as the sky remains clear with falling winds. Minimum temperatures are fairly cool 6 to 9 degrees, possibly cooler locally under clear periods.
“The fog and any mist will be removed to leave a mostly dry day with a mixture of sunny clouds and spells, and the best sunshine will be later in the day. There is little chance of strange rain coming in the afternoon.”
“Maximum temperatures 16 to 19 degrees in the south, light or variable breezes. Long clear Saturday nights with a few patches of fog forming in light breezes.”
“Isolated shower may drift from the Irish Sea to affect some eastern counties. Lowest temperatures 5 to 8 degrees in east or northeast light.
“Long spells of warm sunshine are expected on Sunday with little chance of a few showers developing in the west on Sunday afternoon.
“Maximum temperatures are generally 17-20 degrees but are a bit cooler on the coasts with the appearance of the sea breeze. Most dry out early Sunday night with clear spells and low temperatures between 9 and 12 degrees.
“However, it will rain in the southwest before dawn on Monday.
“The rain in the southwest will extend quickly north over the country on Monday, becoming heavy in places with some thunderstorms likely.
“Dryer and brighter skies will extend from the south later in the day. Humid day with highs of 16 to 19 degrees in a fresh southeast breeze.
“Dry for a period Monday night but another wave of rain will rise from the south later in the night and will turn into a severe storm. Lowest temperatures from 9 to 12 degrees in strong to strong southeast wind.”
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