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August Bank Holiday Weekend Weather Forecast


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The weather forecast for the August Bank Holiday is a bit of a mixed bag.

According to Met Eireann, Friday will be mainly dry with some sunny spells. However, there'll be showers on Saturday.

The weather is set to continue to be unsettled until next Wednesday with a risk of heavy, thundery downpours expected at times.

Dublin Forecast

Friday 

A warm, dry day with hazy sunshine. Highs of 18 to 22 degrees. Friday night will be dry with clear spells and a few patches of mist.

Lows of 12 to 14 degrees.

Saturday 

Saturday will have some brief sunny spells and the morning will be mainly dry, but scattered showers will develop during the day. Maximum temperatures 18 to 22 Celsius.

National Forecast

Friday

Friday will be warm and mainly dry with some hazy sunshine and a few scattered showers in the afternoon, mainly in Ulster.

Highs of 19 to 25 degrees.

Saturday

Starting dry in most areas with some sunshine. Showers in Munster will become widespread during the day.

The afternoon and evening will see good dry and sunny intervals.  Highs of 18 to 22 degrees with fresh breezes in western coastal areas.

There will be more showery rain on Saturday night, continuing in eastern coastal areas by morning. Mainly dry elsewhere with a few mist of fog patches in parts. Lows of 11 to 14 degrees.

Sunday 

A few bright and sunny spells along with some scattered showers. There'll be longer spells of rain in Munster and Connacht with risk of thunder. Highest afternoon temperatures of 19 to 23 Celsius. Winds will be fresh to strong and gusty along western and southwestern coasts.

Sunday night will be mainly dry with clear spells and lows of 10 to 13 Celsius.

Monday

Dry at first, but there will be showers in the west and southwest that will become widespread and heavy in places.

There's a risk of thundery downpours, especially in the west. This could lead to spot flooding.

A few bright spells are forecast in the east and south east. Highest temperatures of 17 to 22 degrees.

Winds are expected to be strong and gusty along western and southern coasts.

Tuesday and Wednesday

Some bright spells and occasional heavy showers with a high risk of thundery downpours and spot flooding.  Highs of 17 to 21 degrees.

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