Have your umbrellas at the ready
A mixed week ahead with temperatures a little below normal and showers on and off, says Carlow forecaster Alan O'Reilly.
According to www.carlowweather.com, here is also a risk of more prolonged rain on Thursday.
Met Éireann says Tuesday will bring bright or sunny spells and scattered showers. Temperatures of between 13 and 16 degrees. Winds will be light variable.
Tuesday night will be mainly dry and cold. Temperatures will fall to between 3 and 7 degrees with light variable winds or calm conditions. A few mist patches may form also.
Much of Wednesday looks like being mainly dry with just a few isolated showers and some bright or sunny spells. With light variable winds, highest temperatures will reach 15 to 18 degrees.
Later in the day, cloud will increase from the Atlantic with outbreaks of rain developing in Western parts and then the rainy weather becoming more widespread overnight.
Thursday will bring showers or longer spells of rain with a rainbelt stalling over the country. Some Northernmost parts may stay drier and it may also brighten in the Southwest later. Highest temperatures 15 to 17 degrees with light variable winds.
Friday looks like a drier day for most places with patchy rain dying out and a few brighter spells developing in light to moderate Northerly winds.