WEATHER FORECAST: Kilkenny to enjoy Indian Summer as temperatures rise past 20C this week
After several days of unsettled conditions and with heavy storms in parts, Kilkenny and most of the rest of the country will enjoy a last blast of summer this week before September ushers in the autumn.
In its latest forcast, Met Éireann said Ireland will enjoy a welcome hot spell this week with temperatures rising to the mid-twenties.
It said an Indian Summer is on the cards from today, which will be a warm day with the chance of light scattered showers in the afternoon.
Met Éireann said: “Any mist and fog will quickly clear on Monday morning. It will be a warm day with good spells of sunshine and just well scattered light passing showers developing into the afternoon.Top temperatures of 19 to 23 degrees Celsius, best values in the west, in light easterly breezes.”
There will be a prolonged period of dry weather with warm sunny spells between today and Friday.
The national forecaster added: “Mist and fog will quickly clear on Tuesday morning leaving a largely dry day with warm spells of sunshine. Some isolated light showers may develop in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 20 to 24 degrees generally but a little cooler on eastern and southern coasts in the light easterly breeze.”
Met Éireann said Wednesday will be warm and dry with long spells of sunshine and light and variable winds.