Has summer arrived? Temperatures to hit 20 degrees this week

June 18, 2024

Temperatures look set to rise to over 20 degrees later this week.

Highs of 14 to 18 degrees are expected today, with sunny and largely dry weather forecast from this afternoon after some patchy drizzle to start the day in the south.

Tonight will bring a mix of cloudy spells and some light showers as temperatures drop to lows of 7 to 10 degrees.

Tuesday will see a cloudy and showery start that will clear into sunny spells in the afternoon with the odd shower expected.

Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees are expected, while high pressure on the way will bring more settled conditions in the coming days as temperatures increase.

Wednesday will see highs of 16 to 20 degrees as bright and sunny spells break through the cloud across the south and east of the country.

A clear night is forecast on Wednesday with lows of 7 to 10 degrees expected, while cloudy periods and sunny spells will welcome in Thursday.

A rainy spell will move in across counties in the north of the country but it will stay largely dry elsewhere with highs of 18 to 22 degrees.

Meanwhile, Friday will see a cloudy start and some showers in the east, becoming widespread by the evening. Highs of 19 to 23 degrees are expected.

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