Tuesday 17 July 2018

Ireland set for mainly dry and settled weather for the week ahead

Calm seas in Dun Laoghaire Marina
Calm seas in Dun Laoghaire Marina
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There are no weather warnings in sight yet as the weather is expected to remain mainly dry and mild for the next few days.

Many places across the country experienced a fresh, typical early spring day today with bright spells and cool temperatures.

The dry weather will continue into the first half of the night, apart from an isolated shower. Patchy rain and drizzle will spread from the southwest, with some fog along coastal areas and hills. Minimum temperatures of 2C and 5C are expected.

Sunday will be a cloudy with outbreaks of rain and a few heavier bursts throughout the day. It will be misty and dull with highest temperatures between 7C to 11C in the day.

Monday will be another cloudy but mainly dry day.

The indications are that it will turn colder on Tuesday as high pressure builds over Ireland. It will be a dry day but sharp frost will form overnight.

Wednesday will be a cold, dry day with light winds and sunny spells.

In general, the outlook is pretty settled for the second half of the week.

A Met Éireann forecaster said: "Present suggestions are for mainly dry and settled weather to continue for the second half of the week.

"It will be cold with recurring frosty nights, but some sunshine is expected by day and winds will be light."

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