THERE’S been a noticeable chill in the air this week – however it appears mother nature will give fans travelling to Croke Park on Sunday a late blast of summer heat.
Forecasters at Met Eireann have revealed they expect the mercury to reach 20 degrees on Sunday afternoon during the Dublin-Mayo decider.
It doesn’t look like the wind will play a major role in the match either, as forecasters only expect light winds to accompany to dry weather.
While it is advisable for spectators to bring sunglasses, it may not be necessary as a good deal of cloud could see conditions become overcast.
However Met Eireann has predicated with a good deal of certainly that players will not have to deal with the windy and cold weather of this week.
The warmer spell is expected to last well in to next week as well, with the conditions set to last until Wednesday.
Sunday’s final has been sold out for weeks, with bookmakers believing it is too close to call the outcome.