It’s set to be a scorcher.
As the June Bank Holiday begins, Met Éireann is forecasting five days of balmy summer sunshine, with temperatures reaching between 21C and 25C daily until Tuesday.
Today will be dry with hazy sunshine and highest afternoon temperatures of up to 25C in most places.
You can safely plan a barbecue on Saturday without risking a downpour too; the weather will be much the same until Sunday, when a little cloud will develop during the afternoon and evening, but temperatures will remain between 21 and 25 degrees.
Dry and sunny
According to the national forecaster, Monday with be “dry and sunny generally; however, the odd light shower may potentially break out during the afternoon. Another warm day with highest temperatures of 22 to 25 degrees, in light, variable breezes. Continuing dry and clear on Monday night, with lowest temperatures 9 to 12 degrees in a light East to Northeast breeze.”
Tuesday will continue warm, dry and sunny, although slightly cooler than previous days with maximum temperatures of between 18 to 22C.
“Current indications are that it will remain mostly if not completely dry up until and including Thursday.” say forecasters.
“Becoming cooler as well although staying above normal temperatures for this time of year.”
In our pre-Covid-19 days we’d be heading for a beer garden or a seaside hotel this weekend, but the warm weather will at least offer an opportunity to soak up some vitamin D in the garden.