Phoenix Park records hottest temperature on hottest day of the year so far

The Phoenix Park recorded the hottest temperature in Ireland on the hottest day of the year so far.

The weather station at the Dublin park along with the Malin Head station in Donegal both recorded temperatures of 20C.

Met Eireann tweeted: "Maximum temperature for today (and the year so far): Our stations at Malin Head and Phoenix Park both reached 20.0 degrees Celsius."

Luckily that warm weather is set to continue and the capital will see similarly warm weather until the weekend at least - writes dublinlive.ie

A Met Eireann forecaster said: "Cloudy and misty at first tomorrow with some light rain possible. It will become dry during the morning and sunshine will break through.

"Top temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees. Winds, south to southwest and moderate.

"Mainly dry with sunny spells on Friday. A few light showers also in west Ulster and north Connacht.

"Top temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees. Quite cold Friday night. Lowest temperatures 2 to 5 degrees in slack breezes.

"Becoming warm and humid on Saturday, with top temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees. In the afternoon and evening, these temperatures will set off some heavy showers, with a few thundery downpours possible."

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