WEATHER FORECAST: Mild, humid, sunshine, rain and gusty winds – in other words a typical summer in Kilkenny!
Kilkenny is facing a mixed bag of sunshine and rain over the coming days but according to Met Éireann things could brighten up at the weekend.
According to the national forecaster, today will be mild, humid and mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain but with some dry intervals too, the best of these in Leinster and east Munster.
Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees with fresh and gusty southerly winds.
Tonight will be very mild and humid with rain in many areas with temperatures of 12 to 16 degrees.
Tomorrow will continue mild and humid with further spells of rain in many areas.
Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees with moderate to fresh southerly breezes.
On Tuesday night, rain will continue and it will be very mild with lowest temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees.
Wednesday will continue mostly cloudy over the eastern half of the country with further outbreaks of rain.
The rain in the east will gradually clear later in the day. Highest temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees with light variable breezes. Wednesday night will be a bit cooler with lows of 8 to 12 degrees.
Thursday will be warm and dry with sunny spells with highest temperatures of 17 to 23 degrees, while Friday looks like it will start off dry but a band of heavy showers will move in over the east and is likely to persist throughout the day, moving into the midlands and north-west throughout the afternoon.
Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees in the west and 19 to 23 degrees for the midlands and east.
Current indications suggest that next weekend will bring a fair amount of dry weather, but with some showers along Atlantic coasts.