Weather now night cloudy

Night Cloudy

Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Aug 25th:

Next Week
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There will be plenty of rain this week but the weather is expected to improve at the weekend. On Monday it will be cloudy with spells of rain - brightening a little towards evening. There will be a few rain showers at first on Tuesday but it will brighten up during the afternoon. However more rain will arrive during Wednesday. There will be some sunny spells on Thursday but also showers, some of which could be heavy. Some more showers and sunshine likely for Friday. On Saturday things should improve - drying up with some sunshine. It should hold dry too for Sunday with some sunshine. The forecast for next week is very good - it will settle down with some fine sunny weather to start September.
01:10 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 31st of August 2014
Temperature 11.9 °C Wind Direction WNW
Humidity 90 % Wind Average (1 min) 0.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1018.9 hPa Wind Gust 0.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 10.6 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 11.9 °C at 00:51 Max Temperature 21.6  °C on 06/08/2014 at 14:46
Min Temperature 11.6 °C at 00:01 Min Temperature 5.5 °C on 23/08/2014 at 03:55
Max Wind Gust 0.0 km/h at 00:00 WNW Max Wind Gust 50.0 km/h on 29/08/2014 at 15:48 WSW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 113.6 mm
Min Grass Temp. 10.3 °C at 00:00 Min Grass Temp. 1.3  °C on 20/08/2014

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 27.3 °C on 25/07/2014 at 14:04 Sunrise: 06:38
Min Temperature -3.0 °C on 14/01/2014 at 04:23 Sunset: 20:21
Max Wind Gust 133.0 km/h on 12/02/14 at 14:57 WSW Moonrise: 12:57
Total Rainfall 670.5 mm Moonset: 22:36
Min Grass Temp. -7.3  °C on 16/02/2014 Visible Moon (%): 25.8  %

Recent image from my webcam looking west over the River Nore : 

How this month's shaping up? :

• Cool, the first three weeks came in over 1 degree below normal. 
• Despite a relatively dry third week, rainfall is running at almost twice the normal.


Date Aug-2014 Mean Temp. 1981-2010 Mean Temp. Deviation  from Normal August  2014 Rainfall % of Normal Rainfall
1st-7th 15.7° 16.2° -0.5°   60.0mm   351%
1st-14th 15.5° 16.1° -0.5°   96.6mm
1st-21st 14.8° 15.9° -1.1°  100.3mm
1st-End ° 15.7° °  

Aug  Min

5.4° on 23rd

Aug       Max

22.0° on 6th

Aug Wettest Day

21.1mm on 2nd

Year Min

-2.9° on Jan 14th

Year     Max

27.3° on  July 25th

Year's Rainfall


Note : The data shown in the table above is the official climate data submitted to Met Eireann (Climate Station No. 456). The temperatures are from standard liquid-in-glass thermometers and rainfall is from a standard 5" copper gauge. The temperatures are not calculated/based on a 00-24 hour day. For the minimum temperatures, the month begins at 9 UTC on the last day of the preceding month and ends at 9 UTC on the last day of the month. For the maximum temperatures and rainfall readings, the month is taken as beginning at 9 UTC on the 1st and ending at 9 UTC on the 1st of the next month.

For details of the 2014 climate statistics so far click here.

For details of 2013 and other years, Click here.