Sunday, 28 June, 2020
Forecasts for Ireland
TRENDS for the week of 28 June to 4 July 2020
-- Temperatures will average 2 deg below normal values.
-- Rainfall will average about 50 per cent above normal values in the west and north, closer to normal south and east.
-- Sunshine will average 50 to 75 per cent of normal values.
TODAY will be very windy in northern and west-central counties, and quite breezy elsewhere, winds from the west will average 50 to 80 km/hr with some higher gusts (30 to 50 km/hr in sheltered inland areas). It will be mostly cloudy with a few breaks from time to time across the south mainly. Bands of rain or drizzle will continue to bring some heavier bursts of 10-15 mm rainfall to the north, but some parts of the south could be largely dry. Very cool for late June, highs only 12 or 13 C in the north, to 16 or 17 C in the south.
TONIGHT will see further rain and moderate westerly winds slowly abating, lows near 10 C.
MONDAY will bring variable amounts of cloud, and more isolated showers, mainly in two areas, the far north, and the southwest coast by afternoon. Some areas in between could be dry but there will be isolated showers in all regions. Highs about 14 to 17 C.
TUESDAY will bring similar weather conditions except for a more organized band of light rain moving into the south later in the day. Otherwise partly cloudy and cool with isolated showers, lows near 8 C and highs near 16 C.
WEDNESDAY will continue unsettled with occasional rain and highs near 16 C.
THURSDAY could turn somewhat warmer with a few sunny breaks in the south, still a threat of rain in the north, and highs near 19 C.
FRIDAY will see strong southwest winds returning with early morning rainfall becoming more showery with isolated thunderstorms possible, highs near 17 C.
The OUTLOOK is for improving conditions through the weekend of the 4th-5th and into the following week, with highs possibly back up into the low 20s at times, and more sunshine than we'll see this week.
My local weather stayed dry until late afternoon then a few showers moved through. The front seemed to be much stronger earlier in the day further north, then "petered out" which works for us, highs around 20 C. We are now into a cooler air mass and Sunday here will be around 17 C. If you watch golf and have any coverage of the Utah golf event on the secondary tour over here, there could be some dramatic skies and weather events there on Sunday afternoon. I may be the only person watching this for the weather rather than the golf later on. The front that went through here will be down that way by Sunday afternoon.
Not a very nice outlook there for the coming week but at least it does not appear to be locking in for weeks.