WEATHER FORECAST: Kilkenny to enjoy more mild and dry winter conditions
Kilkenny and the south east will continue to enjoy the best of mild winter temperatures over the coming days.
In its latest forecast, Met Éireann said temperatures will ‘remain above normal’ and generally settled in the week ahead.
It said cloud and any remaining patchy light rain, mist and fog in the south east and will clear this morning to leave a mainly dry, bright, day with some sunshine. Met Éireann said: “Cloud will increase in the west and north during the evening. Highest temperatures will range between 10 and 13 degrees in just light to moderate west to northwest winds, starting to back southwesterly later.”
Tomorrow will start cloudy with patchy drizzle in the west and northwest, however, the south east should see a lot of dry weather. The national forecaster said: “The rain will be followed by sunny spells and scattered showers, mainly in northern areas. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees with moderate southerly to westerly winds, fresh at times around the coast.”
Wednesday will be quite cloudy in general, with the best of any sunny spells in the east. However, it will be mostly dry, with just a few showers in the north and northwest and highest temperatures of 9 to 13 degrees.
Thursday will also be mild with a good deal of dry weather, just isolated light rain or drizzle and highest temperatures ranging between 12 to 14 degrees.
Met Éireann said it will stay mild on Friday but a band of rain is forecast to move southeastwards over the country on Friday night and Saturday. It is expected to turn slightly cooler over the rest of the weekend, but plenty of dry and bright weather is expected.