Weather forecast for this week

Galway daily news galway Weather warning for heavy rain in effect

After a horrible winter, we’re all hoping for some well-deserved and long-overdue good weather as we enter the fourth month of the year.

But unfortunately, the weather hasn’t quite caught up with the date yet, with showers forecast for every day this week. But the showers may clear up each evening, bringing some spells of sunshine too.

Rain will gradually become widespread tonight and it could fall as sleet and snow at times on higher ground.  Lowest temperatures will be just 0 to 2 degrees in a fresh to strong easterly wind.

Tomorrow will be breezy with the rain continuing into the afternoon. The rain will gradually give way to some heavy showers. The strong easterly winds will gradually ease and become southerly later. Highest temperatures of 10 degrees.

The rain on Tuesday will give way to brighter spells in the late afternoon. Temperatures will reach 11 degrees in the afternoon.

Wednesday will be similar, with showers during the day clearing by evening, with some sunny spells expected. Highs of 8 degrees.

Early indications are that we will experience milder temperatures on Thursday and Friday but showers will be widespread throughout both days. Highest temperatures could reach 13 degrees.