A mostly dry weekend, unsettled next week – Met Eireann

The weekend will be mostly dry with showers on Sunday while next week’s weather looks to be unsettled, Met Eireann said.

Today (Friday) will be a mostly dry day with just a few showers and it will be rather cloudy in the morning, it said.

However, some bright or sunny spells will develop and these will be best in the afternoon and evening.

There will be top temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees Celsius in a light to moderate northwesterly breeze, it said.

According to Met Eireann, it will be dry tonight will clear spells at times with lowest temperatures between 5 and 8 degrees.

It also said that patches of mist and fog will develop tonight (Friday) with little or no wind.

Tomorrow (Saturday) will be another dry day, with some sunny spells developing, once overnight mist and fog clears, Met Eireann said.

There will be top temperatures on Saturday of 15 to 18 degrees. Saturday night will be dry for most parts of the country, however a band of rain will come into western counties from the Atlantic later.

This rain band will spread eastwards across the country during Sunday, probably reaching the east coast by early afternoon, Met Eireann said.

However, the rain will clear the west again later Sunday afternoon and southerly winds will be mostly moderate and afternoon temperatures will be around the mid teens, it said.

Outlook for next week

Met Eireann said that Monday will start mainly dry and bright, but showers will spread from the west during the day. Temperatures will reach the mid teens at best on Monday.

The days after are likely to be unsettled with showers affecting many areas, but at the moment there are no indications of high amounts of rain, it said.

Met Eireann said that is not likely to be too windy either and temperatures will be around or a bit below normal for September.