16.8°C  

Weather now fair

Fair

Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Aug 3rd:

Mon.
Tue.
Wed.
Thu.
 Fri.
Sat. 
Sun. 
Nx.Wk
19° 18° 16° 18° 19° 19° 20° 18°
Unsettled for the early part of the week but it will improve for the second half. Some sunny spells but also a few showers likely for Monday. Turning windy overnight and Tuesday will start windy with blustery showers during the day and a few sunny spells. Wednesday will be a wet day. Better for Thursday - dry with some sunshine. Some showers are likley again for Friday. A ridge of high pressure builds for Saturday giving a fair, dry day. Sunday too should hold dry and feel warmer despite a stronger Southwest breeze. Rain is due again for the early days of next week.
13:10 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 02nd of August 2015
Temperature 16.8 °C Wind Direction SSE
Humidity 70 % Wind Average (1 min) 26.3 km/h
Air Pressure 1009.0 hPa Wind Gust 48.5 km/h
Grass Temp. 18.4 °C Wind Chill Temp 15.3 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 16.5 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 17.1 °C at 12:57 Max Temperature 18.5  °C on 01/08/2015 at 15:38
Min Temperature 13.0 °C at 00:55 Min Temperature 7.8 °C on 01/08/2015 at 06:41
Max Wind Gust 48.6 km/h at 12:57 SE Max Wind Gust 42.0 km/h on 02/08/2015 at 11:49 S
Total Rainfall 3.2 mm Total Rainfall 3.2 mm
Min Grass Temp. 11.3 °C at 00:30 Min Grass Temp. 3.7  °C on 01/08/2015
Mean Soil Temp. 15.5 °C Mean Soil Temp. 15.8 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 24.0 °C on 01/07/2015 at 17:09 Sunrise: 05:50
Min Temperature -4.9 °C on 03/02/2015 at 08:34 Sunset: 21:21
Max Wind Gust 110.2 km/h on 30/03/2015 at 22:25 Moonrise: 22:09
Total Rainfall 384.1 mm Moonset: 08:32
Min Grass Temp. -11.5  °C on 19/01/2015 Visible Moon (%): 93.8  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• After a cold last 10 days, the mean temperature ended up 1° below normal.Day maxes in particular were low. The temperature only went above 22°C on one occasion.
• Rainfall was above normal.
 

Official Temp and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny for July '15

Dates 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in°C) 16.5 15.9 15.5 14.9
24.0 on 1st
5.8 on 25th
Departure from 1981-2010
+1.1
+0.3
-0.3
-1.0 - -
Rainfall (in mm) 29.2 36.5 55.3  80.2
17.5 on 25th
-
Percent of normal 1981-2010
202
126
127
 125 - -
Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 19.5 18.5 17.9 17.3 - -
10cm Depth 17.2 16.7 16.3 15.8 - -
20cm Depth 17.2 16.8 16.6 16.3 - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 17.5 17.2 17.1 16.9 - -
60cm Depth 16.6 16.4 16.4 16.3 - -
120cm Depth 15.2 15.2 15.3 15.3 - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
24.0 on
July 1st
-4.9 on
Feb. 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 388mm
84% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far : 25.6mm
on May 2nd

 

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.