WEATHER FORECAST: Miserable week ahead, but Kilkenny to enjoy best of conditions forecast
It’s going to be a pretty unsettled week ahead, according to Met Éireann’s latest forecast, although Kilkenny and the south east will enjoy some of the best of the conditions over the coming days.
The naitonal forecaster said rain will be slow to clear northwards from Ulster tomorrow, with cloudier conditions there for much of the day. But in this corner of the country there’ll be a mix of sunny spells and showers, the showers becoming more frequent in the afternoon, and highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees.
‘Patchy rain and showers’ are forecast for the Atlantic coastal counties tomorrow, but again it will be drier to the east with some bright and sunny spells, although ‘a localised heavy shower; may develop during the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees are forecast.
It will turn showery again on Wednesday, with some heavier burst possible mixed in with occasional sunny spells and highest temperatures of 15 to 20 degrees.
Thursday will also be “mostly cloudy” with patchy outbreaks of rain or drizzle in northern and eastern area and highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees. And it’s pretty much the same story on Friday, cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle and temperatures rising to between 17 to 20 degrees.
Met Éireann said next weekend will bring “a mix of showers and sunny spells”, the best of which will be on Sunday, It will be warmer also with highs from the high teens to low twenties.