Crack open a window - temperatures are set to rise this week

By Brian Dillon

June 8, 2021 at 10:46am


It's expected to become very warm in many parts of the country this week, predicts Met Éireann.

Wednesday will see highs of 23C with an airflow change. The day will be "warm and humid", as Met Éireann predicts a cloudy start with rain and drizzle which will then "turn patchy through the day with sunshine gradually breaking through in the afternoon. Warm and humid, with temperatures of 20 to 22 degrees, possibly even 23 locally, in moderate southerly breezes."

Meanwhile, Thursday is also set to be a warm one: "It will be warm, humid and breezy with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle. There will be drier weather across the eastern half of the country with the sun breaking through at times. Afternoon temperatures of 17 to 23 degrees, the higher values in the east and northeast, in a moderate to fresh south to southwest breeze. Atlantic counties will see further rain and drizzle after dark, with the rest of the country staying largely dry. Warm and humid at night."

The Met Éireann forecast for Friday is:

"A mostly cloudy start on Friday with patchy rain and drizzle fizzling out through the afternoon and sunny spells developing. Feeling a little fresher with highest temperatures ranging from 15 degrees at coasts of the west to 20 or 21 degrees in the southeast. Winds will be light to moderate westerly becoming variable in direction later."

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