Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Advertisement

That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way

But it won’t hang around for long.

Junior Certificate Exams Begin Some people will be stuck in exam halls. Source: Leah Farrell/Photocall Ireland

AFTER A WEEK of temperatures lingering around a comfortable 15 degrees, we could be about to experience a bout of real Leaving Cert weather.

Met Éireann is predicting temperatures to rise for the rest of the week, creeping into the low twenties from Wednesday to Friday while students take on subjects like French, History, and Business.

These conditions will be mainly in the west of the country, while those pesky sea breezes will bring the temperatures down slightly in the east.

But of course, this is Ireland. Showery rain is also predicted in the south of the country for Thursday evening.

By Friday, these will be more widespread, and some could be heavy and thundery, but temperatures still remaining around 20 degrees.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Typical.

pressure map gif Source: Screenshot via magicseaweed.com

Weather predictions like these for more than a couple of days in advance always come with a health warning, but Met Éireann believes a low-pressure system over the Irish Sea on Saturday could give way to a high pressure yet again on Sunday and a return to those balmy temperatures.

Read: 8 worries every Irish person has when the sun comes out >

About the author:

Nicky Ryan

Read next:

COMMENTS (15)