WEATHER FORECAST: Another big change on way, but Kilkenny to enjoy best of conditions forecast
Ireland is in for another big weathwer change, but Kilkenny and the south east will enjoy the best of conditions forecast by Met Éireann over the coming week.
Today will be mainly dry with bright, sunny spells and just a few showers, but these will be in the west and northwest of the country. The national forecaster said: “The best of the sunshine will be over the southern half of the country. Less humid and not as warm as today with highest temperatures of 14 to 19 degrees and moderate west to northwest winds, fresher in the north.”
Kilkenny and the rest of the east and south of the country will continue to enjoy dry and sunny spells tomorrow, and it will be warm and humid here with maximum temperatures of 19 to 22 degrees. However, it’s a rather bleaker outlook for the rest of the country, and it will be cooler and cloudier in the southwest, west and northwest, with patches of rain and drizzle.
The south east will also escape scattered showers forecast for Atlantic coastal counties on Wednesday. Met Éireann said: “Brightening up from the west, with some sunny spells developing and just a few scattered showers, mainly in Atlantic coastal counties. Relatively cool, with maximum temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees, in light to moderate southwesterly breezes, fresh to strong on northwest coasts.”
Thursday will be a cool, bright day with sunny spells and scattered showers, although most of these will hit the western half of the country, with temperatures rising to just 17 degrees.
Met Éireann said Friday is currently “looking mainly dry, with sunny spells and light northerly or variable breezes” and maximun temperatures of between 15 to 19 degrees.
The national forecaster said the outlook for next weekened is “uncertain”, but early early indications suggest it will be “changeable and unsettled”.