Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Sep 18th :

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Rain and showers around the middle of the week but some fair weather to start and later in the week. Monday will be a fair day with some cloud and sunshine. More cloud for Tuesday but it will be mild. Some light rain overnight and Wednesday will be dull and wet. A fresher day for Thursday but there will be some showers. More showers also for Friday. It will turn mild again over the weekend. High pressure is set to build to the east and this will steer up southerly winds. Saturday will hold fair but weather fronts will be approaching from the west and this could edge through on Sunday. However as the high pressure continues to build next week should see a lot of fair,dry weather with winds coming in from the southeast at that  stage. 
00:30 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Thursday 21st of September 2017
Temperature 11.6 °C Wind Direction NNW
Humidity 100 % Wind Average (1 min) 0.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1009.6 hPa Wind Gust 0.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 10.9 °C Wind Chill Temp 11.6 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 13.7 °C Rain Rate 0.3 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 11.6 °C at 00:00 Max Temperature 23.7  °C on 03/09/2017 at 16:09
Min Temperature 11.5 °C at 00:16 Min Temperature 4.7 °C on 18/09/2017 at 05:21
Max Wind Gust 0.0 km/h at 00:00 NNW Max Wind Gust 59.1 km/h on 10/09/2017 at 14:58 WSW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 65.1 mm
Min Grass Temp. 10.9 °C at 00:00 Min Grass Temp. -0.4  °C on 18/09/2017
Mean Soil Temp. 14.0 °C Mean Soil Temp. 14.4 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 26.3  °C on 19/06/2017 at 18:28 Sunrise: 07:14
Min Temperature -4.8 °C on 03/01/2017 at 05:59 Sunset: 19:30
Max Wind Gust 85.3 km/h on 23/02/2017 at 05:29 Moonrise: 08:22
Total Rainfall 552.4 mm Moonset: 20:21
Min Grass Temp. -10.5  °C on 03/01/2017 Visible Moon (%): 0.7  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• Mean temperature are now a little below normal.
• Rainfall is still above normal.
• Year to date rainfall is now not far from the norm (after a dry spring).

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

September 2017 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in ° C) 14.8 13.8     
 24.2 on 3rd
 5.3  on 2nd
Departure from 1981-2010
  - -
Rainfall (in mm)  32.0 47.0     
 17.1 on   2nd 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 15.9 14.9     - -
10cm Depth 15.6 14.7     - -
20cm Depth 16.2 15.6     - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 17.0 16.7     - -
60cm Depth 16.6 16.4     - -
120cm Depth 16.0 16.0       -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
26.7 on
Jun 19th
-4.9 on
Jan 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 548.4mm
96% 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.