Weather now mist-fog


Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Sep 15th:

Next Week
18° 19° 21° 22° 20° 19° 20° 19°
Another fine and mostly dry week ahead. There will be some cloud at times but it will be warmer again by day. The nights will be cool with a little mist. During Friday night there will be an interruption to the fine weather with some heavy bursts of rain for a time but this should clear away during Saturday morning to give a pleasant afternoon with plenty of sunshine. Even as we look into next week the forecast is still for fine weather.
04:55 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Saturday 20th of September 2014
Temperature 14.4 °C Wind Direction NNW
Humidity 98 % Wind Average (1 min) 0.4 km/h
Air Pressure 1016.1 hPa Wind Gust 5.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 13.9 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 14.9 °C at 00:00 Max Temperature 22.8 °C on 04/09/2014 at 14:32
Min Temperature 14.4 °C at 02:42 Min Temperature 3.6 °C on 10/09/2014 at 07:15
Max Wind Gust 14.0 km/h at 03:33 NNW Max Wind Gust 30.9 km/h on 17/09/2014 at 09:32 ESE
Total Rainfall 0.3 mm Total Rainfall 9.5 mm
Min Grass Temp. 13.8 °C at 01:16 Min Grass Temp. -0.1  °C on 10/09/2014

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 27.3 °C on 25/07/2014 at 14:04 Sunrise: 07:12
Min Temperature -3.0 °C on 14/01/2014 at 04:23 Sunset: 19:33
Max Wind Gust 133.0 km/h on 12/02/14 at 14:57 WSW Moonrise: 03:15
Total Rainfall 673.3 mm Moonset: 17:47
Min Grass Temp. -7.3  °C on 16/02/2014 Visible Moon (%): 14.7  %

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

How this month's shaping up? :

• For the first two weeks mean temps were near normal - the warm days counteracted by cool nights.  
• Except for one rogue shower on the evening of Friday 5th (when 2mm was collected), it was a dry for the first two weeks.


Date Sept-2014 Mean Temp. 1981-2010 Mean Temp. Deviation  from Normal Sept.  2014 Rainfall % of Normal Rainfall
1st-7th 14.8° 14.5° +0.3°   2.0mm
1st-14th 13.9° 14.2° -0.3°   2.0mm
1st-21st ° ° °  
1st-End ° ° °  

Sept  Min

3.6° on 10th

Sept       Max

22.8° on 4th

Sept Wettest Day

2.0mm on 5th

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.