Galway weather: Mixed forecast over bank holiday weekend

Galway Daily weather Falling temperatures and weekend rain mark weather for rest of the week

Met Éireann has forecast cloud, periods of rain and some brief spells of sunshine over the bank holiday weekend for Galway.

Afternoon temperatures will remain in the high teens to early 20s across the county though, with some brighter spells expected on Saturday evening and Sunday evening.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy with occasional rain or showers in the morning, along with some low cloud and mist along the coast.

It will become drier in the afternoon, with some sunshine peaking through in the evening.

The rain will return on Saturday night, becoming more persistent and widespread, however this will clear in most areas by Sunday morning.

Sunday afternoon will remain cloudy but mostly dry, before some brighter spells appear once again in the late afternoon and evening.

Met Éireann says that current indications are that Monday will be mostly dull with outbreaks of rain moving up across the country, turning heaviest in the afternoon and evening.

There could be hill mist and coastal fog too and temperatures will range 17 to 22 or 23 degrees, in light to moderate southwest breezes.