The weekly weather outlook: some much-needed sunshine

galway daily sunshine

Today will remain mostly cloudy with scattered showers. The showers will be mainly in the west and a few will be heavy. Highs of 6 to 8 degrees in mainly light to moderate westerly winds.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with some showers, with a few wintry flurries on high ground.Temperatures could fall as low as freezing, with some frost  and a risk of ice. Mist will form in patches also.

Tomorrow, Wednesday will see bright and sunny spells with a few heavy scattered showers. Highs of 6 to 8 degrees in moderate, occasionally fresh and gusty westerly winds.

As for Thursday and Friday, it will remain dry with daytime temperatures of between 6 and 8 degrees. Both days will see substantial periods of sunshine – especially on Thursday evening.

The dry, bright weather will then make way for clouds on Friday night and Saturday will be miserable, with prolonged periods of rain.