Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Jan 14th:

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Finally a change in the weather. It will turn cooler from midweek on. Monday will start fair but it will cloud over in the afternoon. Breezy and cloudy for Tuesday. Late Tuesday night some rain will move in from the west. Wednesday will be a cooler, brighter day with one or two showers. With winds dying down overnight a sharp frost will set in. Thursday will start fair but quickly cloud over. Some outbreaks of rain are expected for Friday and remaining cloudy and cool. Some short sunny spells will come through on Saturday but still a lot of cloud about with the chance of a rain shower later. Better sunny spells for Sunday and another frost on Sunday night. Next week will be cold and unsettled with the prospect of some showers turning wintry.    
16:30 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Friday 18th of January 2019
Temperature 8.6 °C Wind Direction SW
Humidity 86 % Wind Average 3.1 km/h
Air Pressure 1005.8 hPa Wind Gust 9.1 km/h
Grass Temp. 5.8 °C Wind Chill Temp 8.4 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 7.8 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 10.0 °C at 13:38 Max Temperature 11.8  °C on 13/01/2019 at 13:54
Min Temperature 2.8 °C at 00:01 Min Temperature 0.0 °C on 17/01/2019 at 08:34
Max Wind Gust 30.6 km/h at 05:43 ESE Max Wind Gust 54.6 km/h on 13/01/2019 at 17:06 NNW
Total Rainfall 3.1 mm Total Rainfall 6.7 mm
Min Grass Temp. -1.4 °C at 09:27 Min Grass Temp. -6.4  °C on 17/01/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 6.4 °C Mean Soil Temp. 8.7 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 11.8  °C on 13/01/2019 at 13:54 Sunrise: 08:30
Min Temperature 0.0 °C on 17/01/2019 at 08:34 Sunset: 16:49
Max Wind Gust 54.7 km/h on 13/01/2019 at 17:06 Moonrise: 14:09
Total Rainfall 6.7 mm Moonset: 05:32
Min Grass Temp. -6.4  °C on 17/01/2019 Visible Moon (%): 90.7  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• A mild start to the New Year.
• Hardly any rainfall so far. 
• Soil temperatures are well above normal.


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

January 2019 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 6.9      
11.3 on  7th
 0.4 on 5th
Departure from 1981-2010
      - -

Rainfall (in mm)

0.3 on
1st,2nd  & 3rd 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth   7.4       - -
10cm Depth   7.8       - -
20cm Depth   8.6        - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  9.2       - -
60cm Depth  9.3       - -
120cm Depth   9.8          - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
11.3 on
Jan 7th
0.4 on
Jan 5th
Total Rainfall so far this year : 0.9mm
5% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 0.3mm
on 1st 2nd, 3rd Jan


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 calibrated 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.