Irish temperatures set to rise as Met Éireann predicts sunny spells 5 months ago

Irish temperatures set to rise as Met Éireann predicts sunny spells

The Irish forecaster predicts a positive change in the weather next week.

Temperatures could reach almost 20C over the next few days, According to Met Éireann, as Irish weather is set to improve across the country.


High pressure is set to take hold from Sunday April 16, and it will bring days of settled, warm weather, following Sunday morning's dull start. Temperatures are set to reach between 14C and 18C on Sunday.

After a wet and windy couple of weeks, people in Ireland will be glad to see an uptick in weather conditions for the coming week as summer fast approaches.


Irish temperatures set to rise as Met Éireann predicts sunny spells

The full breakdown of today's and next week's weather are as follows.

Sunday, April 16

Dull and cloudy in parts at first this afternoon, especially over the northern half of the country, but cloud will continue to break up into sunny spells with scattered showers. However, low cloud and fog near southern coasts will be slow to clear. Milder than recent days with highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees in light to moderate southerly breezes.


Generally dry tonight though some showers will feed into southern counties later. Misty or foggy in parts too with a lot of low cloud. Relatively mild with lowest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees, in light southeast breezes.

Monday, April 17

Mostly cloudy on Monday morning with limited sunny spells and scattered showers moving up from the south. Better sunny spells will gradually develop through the day. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees, best values away from southern and eastern coasts, all in light east to southeast breezes.

National weather outlook.


Mostly dry and settled with high pressure largely dominating. Mild in sunshine, especially across the west.

Monday night: Dry with clear spells to begin and light southeast breezes. Cool with lows of 3 to 7 degrees. Later in the night some mist and fog will set in, dense in parts.

Tuesday: Possible mist and fog in parts to begin. Dry with sunnier skies setting in with mostly moderate easterly breezes - just a few light showers further west. Temperatures will range a mild 15 to 18 degrees across Atlantic counties and the midlands, somewhat cooler elsewhere though with onshore winds. Tuesday night will see mostly dry and clear in light to moderate easterly breezes. Chilly with lows of 2 to 6 degrees,

Wednesday: A cooler day nationwide with increasing cloud feeding in a scattering of showers, possibly heavy along the east coast - coolest here too. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees, again with mostly moderate easterly breezes.

Thursday and Friday: Mainly dry with sunny spells and moderate to fresh east to southeast winds. Highest temperatures of 12 to 17 degrees, mildest in the west.


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