Ireland weather forecast for the weekend from Met Eireann

Saul Bowman
April 21, 2019

There is also a high pollen count forecast, making it a bad day for hay fever sufferers.

If you didn't get a chance to enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures we had Thursday, there is another opportunity. Only Seville is forecast to equal our temperature and reach 22 degrees.

"We can look forward to largely dry and very pleasant warm conditions as we go through the Easter weekend with temperatures well above average for the middle of April", he said.

After a 25C blazing Good Friday, temperatures will continue climbing, hitting 26C on Saturday, 27C on Bank Holiday Monday and 28C on Tuesday, the Met Office said.

MONDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures develop, with a low of 56 degrees. Friday is expected to break the pattern, though, with a high near 57.

Ms Roberts said that these last two temperatures are "the ones to keep an eye on, and could be broken" this weekend. Clouds will partially clear late afternoon from west to east.

The heaviest rain is expected to be finished by Sunday, but some showers could persist and dampen outdoor activities. Rather cloudy over western areas with the risk of some rain at times.

Passover begins Friday and Easter happens Sunday, and the weather in the Houston region couldn't be better for all the spring celebrations.

The UK's warmest Easter temperature was 29.4C, recorded at London's Camden Square on Holy Saturday in 1949.

Bookmakers Ladbrokes meanwhile have cut odds from 5/6 to just 8/11 for this year to see the hottest Easter Sunday on record.

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