Long Range Weather Forecast For Ireland (27 July 2021)


TRENDS for the week of 27 July to 2 August, 2021 --

-- Temperatures will average near normal to one degree below normal values.

-- Rainfalls will total near normal values except in the southeast which could run 25 per cent below average while parts of south Ulster could total 25 per cent above normal.

-- Sunshine will average 50 to 75 per cent of normal, as the rest of the week will have frequent cloud.

-- Wind speeds will increase gradually to rather blustery levels at times mid-week and will remain moderate through the weekend.


TODAY will bring outbreaks of heavy rain to parts of Ulster and Leinster, with showers elsewhere tending to a partly cloudy afternoon in some parts of Connacht and Munster. Highs 17 to 20 C and rainfalls 5-10 mm for most but 15-30 mm possible in a few parts of Ulster and north Leinster.

TONIGHT will be overcast with occasional light rain and lows near 10 C.

WEDNESDAY will be cloudy with a few breaks, and occasional showers, with blustery west to northwest winds developing by afternoon. Highs around 18 C.

THURSDAY will be partly cloudy to overcast with showers and blustery west to northwest winds 40-60 km/hr, lows near 9 C and highs near 17 C.

FRIDAY will be partly cloudy with showers, west to northwest breezes 40 to 60 km/hr, lows near 8 C and highs near 17 C.

SATURDAY will be partly cloudy with showers, lows near 8 C and highs near 17 C.

SUNDAY will be partly cloudy with showers more isolated and longer sunny intervals, lows near 7 C and highs near 19 C.

MONDAY will see a return to cloud and showers, highs near 19 C.

The first week to ten days of August are looking unsettled at times with near average temperatures.

Peter for IWO.