MET EIREANN predicts a week ahead that will be volatile and mild as Monday is likely to be wet and cloudy.
Scattered showers in the North of the country will begin Monday morning as some showers break out elsewhere.
The morning is a bit cooler in the west, but lighter, cloudy ahead, with light rain at times, mainly in the northern areas.
However, the Met Eireann said any downpour would mainly affect the north.
“Light drizzle will mostly affect the north and northwest, particularly during this afternoon,” the National Weather Service said.
“Much of the southern half of the country will have a dry day.
“Temperatures peak between 8°C and 10°C with moderate westerly winds”.
Monday night will be overcast with mostly dry weather as temperatures remain between 5°C and 9°C.
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Tuesday is shaping up to be a dull and dreary day.
The north is set to receive the bulk of the showers, with dry spells expected in the rest of the country.
The highest temperature will be between 10°C and 12°C.
Tuesday night will be cloudy and dry again as rain makes landfall in the north.
The temperature will remain between 7°C and 9°C.
Wednesday is mostly dry with a few drizzle.
However, any downpours will become persistent in the Western regions as the day develops.
The highest temperature is set between 9°C and 11°C.
Wednesday night will see more rain moving eastward, as the lowest temperatures are set between 6°C and 8°C.
The Met Eireann says there will be more rain on Thursday, accompanied by wind and cold.
They said: “Rain, at times heavy, will move northwest in the morning, before spreading southeasterly across the country to all parts of the day.
“It’s going to get windier and can be sweltering at times as the southwest wind increases from strong to strong and with gusty gusts.
“The highest of 9 degrees Celsius to 12 degrees Celsius, occurs early in the day. Winds will turn west later as drier, clearer and colder weather develops north and west.”
Protracted rain will sweep across southern areas early Wednesday night as clear spells of rain develop.
It is set to be a cold night, with lows ranging from 0°C to +4°C.
The Met Eireann added that Thursday night there could be snowfall.
As hail can be accompanied by rain, snow may form in the mountains of Ulster.
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Friday is set to bring cold weather with periods of bright or sunny.
Ulster will also see mostly hail or hail in the morning, which should ease as the day goes on.
The highest temperature will be between 5°C and 8°C.
The weekend now looks set to turn cloudy with scattered showers.
These rains will be prominent in the north with windy weather.
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