Met Eireann predicts scorching weekend for Dublin before dramatic temperature change


Dublin is set to enjoy scorching heat this weekend as temperatures hit 20 degrees.

A weather expert has revealed that Ireland will experience temperatures of up to 22 degrees on Saturday and Sunday.

Weather Alerts Ireland said: ‘High pressure will dominate our weather over the weekend, bringing lovely sunny spells and calm weather.

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But the start of next week will bring a drastic change as the mercury is expected to drop to 10 degrees during the day on Monday.

Today will be a humid and cloudy day with scattered rain and drizzle. But it will become dry in the early afternoon with long spells of sunshine developing.

Temperatures will be around 16 or 17 degrees.

Tomorrow will be dry and quite sunny with temperatures of 17 or 18 degrees.

While there are no further forecasts for Dublin, here is what the national outlook says:

Friday night

A Met Eireann forecaster said: ‘Largely dry with long lightning, although cloudier at times over Ulster. A cool night with lows of 5-8 degrees in a light northerly breeze .


“Another dry day with sunny spells, although there are isolated light showers in the north.

“A rather warm day for much of the country with highs of 16-19 degrees in general, although cooler in northern Ulster with light to moderate northerly winds.

Saturday night

“Stay dry with clear stretches. Lows 5-9 degrees in a light to moderate northerly breeze.


“Mainly dry with sunny spells. However, there is a chance of a few light showers in the north and east. Ulster with moderate northeast winds.

Sunday night

“Becoming slightly cloudier overnight with scattered light showers spreading from the north. Lowest temperatures 5-9 degrees.


“A cooler, cloudier day Monday with well scattered light showers. Highs 10 to 14 degrees in a light to moderate northerly breeze.”

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