High pressure driving mild and dry conditions

Weather update from Met Éireann

High pressure will continue to dominate our weather generating mild and dry conditions.

Largely dry today. Cloud cover will vary, quite cloudy at times in many places but spells of sunshine too. Best of sunshine later today likely in the south. Top temperatures will range from 17 to 22 degrees generally, warmest in the south, but a little cooler in north Ulster. Light or moderate northerly breezes.

Dry tonight and clear in many areas with some mist forming overnight. A little cloudier in the north and west. Light northerly winds. Temperatures falling back to between 6 to 10 degrees.

Another dry day tomorrow with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 17 to 22 degrees with a light northeasterly breeze.

Friday night is expected mostly clear and calm night with lows of 6 to 10 degrees. Mist and fog patches will likely form.

Cloudy at times on Saturday with the odd shower possible. Mostly dry overall though, with occasional sunny breaks too. Light to moderate northwest breezes. Highs between 16 to 21 or 22 degrees, warmest in the south and southeast with the best of sunshine likely here.

Variable cloud cover with some clear spells overnight on Saturday. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees with light northerly winds.

Somewhat cooler on Sunday with highs ranging from 14 degrees in the north to around 19 degrees in the south. Some cloud with sunny spells, becoming mostly sunny later in the afternoon. Just light northeast breezes.

Currently looking sunny on Monday. Highs between 17 to 20 or 21 degrees, warmest over the western half of the country and coolest along the eastern coast with a light to moderate easterly wind.

Further outlook: High pressure will persist through much of next week with little change in our weather. Temperatures for most areas will be around 20 degrees or a little above. Cooler along the east coast due to an easterly airflow.