Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Nov 13th :

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More mixed weather this week. Frost at first on Monday will clear steadily to give a fair day. Cloudy later. Milder on Tuesday but dull with some light rain. Cloudy for Wednesday. Early Thursday there will be a spell of rain but this will clear off quickly to give a bright, fresh afternoon. Some sunshine and cloud for Friday but staying dry. A little frost on Friday night. Becoming cloudy for Saturday with a little showery rain. At the moment it looks like holding fair for much of Sunday. Mild and unsettled for next week.   
06:00 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Saturday 18th of November 2017
Temperature 9.0 °C Wind Direction SSW
Humidity 100 % Wind Average (1 min) 0.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1023.5 hPa Wind Gust 0.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 8.2 °C Wind Chill Temp 9.0 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 8.7 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 9.1 °C at 05:48 Max Temperature 14.3  °C on 01/11/2017 at 14:30
Min Temperature 5.9 °C at 00:00 Min Temperature -2.7 °C on 17/11/2017 at 07:38
Max Wind Gust 7.6 km/h at 02:08 S Max Wind Gust 47.2 km/h on 12/11/2017 at 11:33 NNW
Total Rainfall 0.8 mm Total Rainfall 26.7 mm
Min Grass Temp. 5.6 °C at 00:01 Min Grass Temp. -6.4  °C on 17/11/2017
Mean Soil Temp. 8.1 °C Mean Soil Temp. 9.5 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 26.3  °C on 19/06/2017 at 18:28 Sunrise: 07:57
Min Temperature -4.8 °C on 03/01/2017 at 05:59 Sunset: 16:31
Max Wind Gust 115.2 km/h on 16/10/2017 at 14:01 Moonrise: 07:28
Total Rainfall 685.7 mm Moonset: 17:05
Min Grass Temp. -10.5  °C on 03/01/2017 Visible Moon (%): 0.1  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• Mean temperature was a little cooler than normal for the first two weeks.
• Rainfall is still below normal.
• It is turning out a drier than normal year. Year to date rainfall is now 91% of normal.


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

November 2017 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in ° C) 8.2 7.5     
 14.6 on 1st
 -1.9 on 8th
Departure from 1981-2010
  - -
Rainfall (in mm)  4.8 24.1     
 11.0 on    10th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  8.1  7.8     - -
10cm Depth  9.2  8.8     - -
20cm Depth 10.9  10.2     - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 12.1  11.5     - -
60cm Depth 12.4  11.9     - -
120cm Depth 13.1  12.8       -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
26.7 on
Jun 19th
-4.9 on
Jan 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 677.8mm
91% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 28.5mm
on Aug  14th
on Aug 20th


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.