If you were planning a beach day this week, it might be wise to head for the coast today.
Temperatures are set to climb to 24C this afternoon before dropping by a few degrees as the week progresses.
Met Éireann is forecasting a cloudy, humid week, with scattered outbreaks of showery rain in some parts of Munster.
Mist & fog patches will clear & today will be dry in most places, with bright or sunny spells, but a few sctd shwrs will develop, mainly in Atlantic coastal counties. Warm, with max temps of 20 to 24 Celsius, but a little cooler on some coasts, especially in the south and west. pic.twitter.com/J5UrEkI0x0
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) July 15, 2019
According to the national forecaster, Tuesday will have ‘a few bright spells, but there will be a good deal of cloud and scattered outbreaks of showery rain will occur, persistent in some areas’.
Wednesday will be cloudy too, with heavy showers turning persistent at times and maximum highs of 21C.
Thursday is expected to bring dry, sunny weather during the day, making way for widespread rain on Friday with a risk of thunder.