Long Range Weather Forecast For Ireland (18 July 2021)

TRENDS continue very warm, mostly dry to Friday with isolated showers today and Monday, and sunny with light winds.


TODAY will be sunny and very warm or hot in most places, highs 26 to 29 C. There may be some slight cooling by sea breezes near some coasts, and in general Ulster will have a bit more cloud and highs 23 to 26 C. There could be one or two isolated showers or thunderstorms in parts of Munster and the midlands by afternoon or evening.

TONIGHT will be clear, hazy and quite warm with lows only falling to the 13 to 17 C range well after midnight.

MONDAY will be similar with the risk of showers moving a bit further north and west into parts of Connacht, near sea breeze boundaries in particular. Highs once again 26 to 29 C with local sea breeze cooling.

TUESDAY to THURSDAY will continue mostly sunny and very warm to hot, with warm oppressive nights. Highs 26 to 30 C and lows 13 to 18 C. The risk of showers will likely be less than on Monday but not completely absent.

By FRIDAY increasing cloud followed by outbreaks of showers or thunderstorms lasting into Saturday, highs both days 23 to 27 C. Warm and oppressive nights will continue with lows 14 to 19 C.

Turning somewhat cooler by Sunday next (25th) with a few showers, northerly breezes and highs 18 to 22 C. There may be a few pleasant and dry days to follow, with highs near 21 C, then a more active and unsettled period towards the end of July into early August.

-- Peter for IWO