Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Feb 18th:

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This week will start off with average temperatures and some rain but after mid-week it will become very mild for the time of year. Monday will see some bright spells and just one or two showers. Cloudy on Tuesday with some outbreaks of rain spreading in from the west. Cloudy on Wednesday but the overnight rain will clear off to give a dry day. Still a lot of cloud on Thursday but quite mild. Milder still on Friday and into the weekend and staying dry. More in the way of sunny spells over the weekend. Continuing mild fair weather into next week.   
12:45 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Friday 22nd of February 2019
Temperature 13.9 °C Wind Direction SSE
Humidity 83 % Wind Average 19.1 km/h
Air Pressure 1027.3 hPa Wind Gust 33.5 km/h
Grass Temp. 14.0 °C Wind Chill Temp 12.2 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 12.0 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 13.8 °C at 12:24 Max Temperature 13.8  °C on 15/02/2019 at 12:30
Min Temperature 10.9 °C at 00:00 Min Temperature -3.6 °C on 03/02/2019 at 02:05
Max Wind Gust 61.6 km/h at 02:13 SSE Max Wind Gust 71.3 km/h on 09/02/2019 at 03:44 SW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 37.2 mm
Min Grass Temp. 7.8 °C at 00:13 Min Grass Temp. -10.8  °C on 02/02/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 10.0 °C Mean Soil Temp. 7.4 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 13.8  °C on 15/02/2019 at 12:30 Sunrise: 07:31
Min Temperature -3.7 °C on 31/01/2019 at 00:12 Sunset: 17:54
Max Wind Gust 71.3 km/h on 09/02/2019 at 03:44 Moonrise: 21:54
Total Rainfall 63.4 mm Moonset: 09:10
Min Grass Temp. -10.8  °C on 02/02/2019 Visible Moon (%): 88.4  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• A cool first week.
• But a wet start. 
• Soil temperatures have dropped back a lot and growth has stopped.


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

February 2019 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 4.3      
12.1   on 5th
-3.9 on 3rd
Departure from 1981-2010
      - -

Rainfall (in mm)

 7.0   on 6th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  2.9       - -
10cm Depth  3.7       - -
20cm Depth  5.0       - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  6.0       - -
60cm Depth  6.7       - -
120cm Depth   8.4          - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
12.3 on
Jan 25th
-3.9 on 
Feb 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 46.7mm
47% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far :  7.0mm 
on 6th Feb 
on 5th Feb


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.