Lovely, sunny day with temperatures reaching 22

Weather update from Met Éireann

Today will be generally dry with spells of sunshine. This evening, it will become cloudier in the northwest with some patchy light rain or drizzle developing near the coast. Highest temperatures of 17 to 22 degrees in a light northwest or variable breeze.

Tonight will become largely cloudy with light rain and drizzle in the northwest spreading southeastwards over much of the country. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in a light westerly breeze.

Tomorrow morning will be mostly cloudy and damp with patchy drizzle, slowly clearing southeastwards. Through the afternoon and evening, it will become drier with just a few showers and some bright or sunny spells developing. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees in a light west to northwest breeze.

Tuesday night will be mainly dry with a fair amount of cloud and perhaps some patchy drizzle. Most likely near western coasts. Lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees with light northerly breezes.

Wednesday will be largely dry with a fair amount of cloud and some sunny intervals, the best of these in the east and south. Highest temperatures of 16 to 21 degrees, coolest in the northwest and warmest in the southeast with light to moderate northwesterly breezes.

Thursday will be similar. It will continue mainly dry with a fair amount of cloud and some sunny spells, the best of these in the east. Highest temperatures of 17 to 22 degrees, warmest in the east.

It looks like the weather will change on Friday. It will start off mainly dry. However, rain will develop in the west early in the morning and will gradually spread eastwards across the country. Cooler weather with showers will follow later. Highest temperatures of 15 to 20 degrees warmest in north Leinster and east Ulster.

Current in indications suggest that next weekend will be unsettled with low pressure dominating the weather over Ireland, bringing showers or longer spells of rain with temperatures in the mid to high teens and light moderate variable breezes.