Electric Picnic: Gonna be a lovely day in Laois - 'Good sunshine' in festival forecast says Met Éireann #ep17

News Reporter


News Reporter



Weather forecasts for the Electric Picnic are now a mixed bag with both rain and sunshine on the charts at Met Éireann's HQ in Dublin.

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But wet weather in the build-up, including thundery showers on Thursday, means you should pack the wellies.

Thursday will start off mainly dry with sunny spells. Showers in the west and northwest will spread eastwards and become widespread in the afternoon. They'll continue for the rest of the day and gradually die out in the late evening and early night.
Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees with light northwest breezes.

Thursday night will become dry with clear spells, a few patches of mist or fog will develop overnight. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees.

Friday will be dry with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees with light variable or northerly breezes.

Saturday morning will be dry with sunny spells but cloud will increase and rain will spread from the Atlantic by evening. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees. Breezes freshening in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday night will be wet and windy so make sure the tents are up securely.

Sunday will start off wet in most places but the rain will clear away eastwards in the morning and the winds will ease. Sunny spells and some scattered showers will follow. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees with mainly light breezes.

For clearing up those tents and heading home, the good new is Monday will be a warm bright day with sunny spells, some scattered showers and highest temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees.