Ireland weather: Met Éireann forecasts sunny spells and scattered showers ahead of warm bank holiday weekend

Today’s cloudy morning will bring rain and drizzle, which could intensify in the north and east of the country. It will later clear towards the northeast, leaving scattered showers and sunny intervals for the rest of the day.

Some areas, especially Ulster, could see heavy and stormy rain during the afternoon and evening. It will be the mildest in the east, with temperatures ranging between 14 and 19 degrees.

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Scattered showers interspersed with clear spells will continue tonight, including heavy showers across Ulster early tonight. Temperatures will drop to 9 and 11 degrees.

Tomorrow will be a mix of cloudy conditions, sunny spells and scattered showers. Temperatures will remain between 14 and 19 degrees, as the weather will be milder in the southeast.

A combination of clearings and scattered showers will continue on Wednesday night, which could become more intense in the north of the country, as temperatures are about to drop to 7 and 10 degrees.

7-Day Weather Forecast for Ireland (May 28 to June 3)

There is likely to be some showers on Thursday morning, then clearing to leave dry weather and sunny spells later in the day. Temperatures will drop slightly, ranging between 12 and 17 degrees.

A dry and cold Thursday night will see long periods of clear weather, with temperatures dropping to just 5 to 9 degrees.

Friday will be dry and sunny, with temperatures of 14 and 19 degrees, as it will be the coolest near the northern coasts of the country.

Friday night is expected to be dry with long clear spells as some fog and mist could form overnight. Temperatures will drop again to 5 and 9 degrees.

This bank holiday weekend will start with sunny weather in most areas this Saturday, while it could become cloudy at times on northern coasts. Temperatures will range between 15 and 20 degrees.

Although Sunday could be slightly cloudier, it will be mostly dry. Temperatures are expected to reach 22 degrees, down from 17 degrees, but will remain colder again towards the northern coasts.