Dry, sunny spell continues

Weather update from Met Éireann

High pressure will continue to dominate our weather over the coming days generating mild and dry conditions.

Dry with spells of sunshine for most though some cloud will push down from the north at times. Remaining cloudier through much of the day in the north and west with the odd spot of light rain or drizzle moving in during the afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures ranging from 15 degrees in the northwest to 20 or 21 degrees in the southeast. Northwesterly winds will be mostly light.

Dry with long clear spells overnight. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 10 degrees in light northerly or variable breezes with some mist patches developing.

Dry for most tomorrow with good sunny spells. There is the chance of isolated spots of light rain or drizzle in the northwest where it will be cloudiest. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees in Ulster and Connacht. Milder further south with temperatures reaching 19 to 23 degrees. Northerly winds will be light to moderate.

Thursday night is expected dry with long clear spells. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 10 degrees, coolest in Ulster, in light north to northeast breezes.

Friday will be dry again with good spells of sunshine. Highest temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees generally, slightly cooler near coasts. Winds will be light easterly or variable.

Dry again overnight on Friday with clear spells overnight. Temperatures not falling below 6 to 11 degrees in light easterly or variable breezes, falling calm at times.

Current indications suggest that it will continue predominately dry over the weekend with good sunny spells at times. Some cloudier conditions will develop at times with the chance of isolated spots of light rain or drizzle. Highest temperatures of 18 to 22 or 23 degrees in light breezes.

Further outlook: High pressure will persist through much of next week with little change in our weather. Temperatures reaching the high teens or low twenties generally in mostly light winds.