Today was officially the hottest day of the year, according to Met Éireann.
This evening, the weather station at the Phoenix Park in Dublin recorded a high of 25.7 degrees celsius - the highest temperature recorded anywhere in the country so far this year.
The next hottest temperatures were recorded at weather stations in Moore Park in Cork (25.2 degrees) and Oak Park in Carlow (24.6 degrees).
Phoenix Park recorded 🌡️🌡️a max temp of 25.7C making today warmest day of the year so far, Moore Park Co.Cork recorded the next highest of 25.2C. pic.twitter.com/hv4Ozf1o7z— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) June 13, 2021
Met Éireann has said that fine weather will hold for the rest of this evening, though some drizzle may develop in parts of Connacht and Ulster.
Clearer, cooler conditions can be expected with perhaps a few showers in the northwest tonight.
Temperatures will drop to lows of 9 to 13 degrees with mostly light to moderate westerly breezes.
The forecaster said Monday will be mainly dry with bright or sunny spells and just a few showers in the west and northwest.
🌅 Monday Morning's Forecast 🌅— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) June 13, 2021
🌤️Mainly dry with bright or sunny spells
🌦️A few showers in the west & northwest
🍃Moderate west to northwest winds, fresher in the north
More here 👇 https://t.co/9gKN6SVok4 pic.twitter.com/x1gIOv0iGD
The best of the sunshine will be over the southern half of the country.
Monday is likely to be less humid and not as warm as today though, with highest temperatures of 14 to 19 degrees.