Long Range Weather Forecast For Ireland (3 August 2021)

Dundalk, Louth

TRENDS for the week of 3 to 9 Aug 2021

-- Temperatures will average about 1 degree below normal in most places.

-- Rainfall will average near normal, to 25 per cent above normal, with the higher amounts expected in south Ulster and north Leinster.

-- Sunshine will average 50 to 75 per cent of normal (cloud will prevail most of the time).

-- Winds are dropping back to light for a while, moderate again later in the week.


TONIGHT will be mostly cloudy with a few showers, lows near 10 C.

WEDNESDAY will be partly cloudy to overcast with showers, highs 16 to 18 C.

THURSDAY will be mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heavier towards evening in the west, and this will spread into the inland north overnight. Some moderate westerly wind gusts near the south coast but a slack gradient will prevent that elsewhere. Lows near 11 C and highs near 17 C.

FRIDAY will see further heavy showers moving slowly through parts of Ulster and Leinster, somewhat less unsettled elsewhere although some showers expected, lows near 10 C and highs near 16 C.

SATURDAY will be partly to mostly cloudy with occasional showers, lows near 10 C and highs near 16 C.

SUNDAY will become less unsettled with showers more isolated, lows near 8 C and highs near 17 C.

NEXT WEEK is showing some promise of improving now to considerably better weather than this current week, with more sunshine and warmer temperatures into the low or mid 20s in some parts.