Long Range Weather Forecast For Ireland (14 April 2021)

Photo: Ireland from space at midday today. Image NASA

TRENDS for the week of 14 to 20 April 2021 --

-- Temperatures will average about 1 to 2 deg below normal values, cooler in eastern counties.
-- Rainfalls will average 25 to 50 per cent of normal, somewhat heavier in west, and mainly this coming weekend.
-- Sunshine will average near normal values or slightly above in some places, winds generally light to moderate.


will bring some slight frosts again with mostly clear skies and lows -2 to +3 C.

THURSDAY will be sunny with cloudy intervals, highs 12 to 14 C east and 13 to 16 C west.

FRIDAY will see increasing cloud and some light rain at times near west coast by afternoon, lows 1 to 4 C and highs 11 to 13 C.

SATURDAY will be cloudy with occasional light rain, 3 to 7 mm expected, heavier amounts west and south. Lows near 6 C and highs 10 to 13 C.

SUNDAY will be partly cloudy with showers as this weak disturbance begins to break up gradually, a bit warmer in general with lows near 7 C and highs 12 to 16 C.

MONDAY will bring gradual clearing and somewhat cooler temperatures in a weak northerly flow, lows near 6 C and highs near 12 C.

NEXT WEEK looks mainly settled and fairly bland with temperatures near average values for late April, highs 13 to 16 C and frosts in a few inland locations but lows mostly around 2 to 7 C.

Towards the end of the month there could be another rather cold interval as winds return to a northerly direction.