After a cloudy start and scattered showers, mainly in the north and east, it will become brighter and drier in the afternoon from the west.

Top temperatures will reach 15°C to 21°C, coolest in the west and north, in breezy conditions at first, with fresh northwesterly winds easing later.


It will be dry, with a mix of cloud and sunshine and maximum temperatures of 15°C to 19°C in light northwest breezes.

Mist or shallow fog patches will form at night in lows of 6°C to 10°C.


Another dry day, with sunny spells and highs of 17°C to 20°C and very light breezes.

Clear spells will continue overnight, with some mist, in minimum temperatures of 7°C to 10°C.


This may be the last day in this dry spell in northern parts, with variable cloud and warm sunny spells.

Highest temperatures will range between 16°C and 22°C.

There is a risk of some rain or drizzle in the north overnight in lows of 9°C to 11°C.


It will be cloudy in the north, with some light rain or showers at times, but holding dry further south, with the best of any sunshine in the southwest.

Maximum temperatures should be between 16°C and 21°C.

Farming forecast


The forecast for the whole week ahead is for 3mm of rain in most of the country, except Ulster where it is 14mm at Malin Head.

The past week saw one and a half times the usual rainfall along the east coast and parts of south Munster, but this was due to Saturday's heavy thundery showers.

Drying and field conditions

Drying conditions will be good or very good in the coming days.

The same applies to field conditions, with good shape and growth.


Usual values are expected for the coming week, following the recent warm weather where temperatures were between 1°C and 3°C above normal.


The sunshine amount was above normal everywhere in Ireland in the past week. The midwest of the country was the sunniest, with 47.4 hours of sunshine recorded at Shannon.


After a breezy Monday, winds are forecast to be light for the rest of the week.

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