Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Aug 21st :

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Hurricane Gert fizzled out in the Atlantic some days ago but it has dragged up some warmer air for this week. Monday will be a warm humid day. A lot of cloud about but with some sun coming through temperatures will be well into the twenties. A misty murky sort of day for Tuesday with some scattered outbreaks of rain especially later in the afternoon. This rain will clear Tuesday night will be a fresher day with some sunshine and one or two showers later. Some sun but showers also for Thursday. The showers will ease off for Friday. Weekend looks fair as a ridge of high pressure builds and average temperatures. Getting mild and close for early next week but also turning unsettled.
07:50 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Thursday 24th of August 2017
Temperature 12.7 °C Wind Direction SSW
Humidity 98 % Wind Average (1 min) 3.9 km/h
Air Pressure 1014.1 hPa Wind Gust 12.2 km/h
Grass Temp. 12.4 °C Wind Chill Temp 12.7 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 15.0 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 13.6 °C at 00:09 Max Temperature 22.0  °C on 21/08/2017 at 14:30
Min Temperature 12.4 °C at 05:35 Min Temperature 5.8 °C on 13/08/2017 at 06:40
Max Wind Gust 17.3 km/h at 02:23 SW Max Wind Gust 51.5 km/h on 18/08/2017 at 16:05 WSW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 102.3 mm
Min Grass Temp. 9.2 °C at 05:35 Min Grass Temp. 2.1  °C on 13/08/2017
Mean Soil Temp. 14.9 °C Mean Soil Temp. 16.3 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 26.3  °C on 19/06/2017 at 18:28 Sunrise: 06:27
Min Temperature -4.8 °C on 03/01/2017 at 05:59 Sunset: 20:36
Max Wind Gust 85.3 km/h on 23/02/2017 at 05:29 Moonrise: 09:30
Total Rainfall 517.1 mm Moonset: 21:57
Min Grass Temp. -10.5  °C on 03/01/2017 Visible Moon (%): 7.7  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 


How is this month shaping up?

• A cooler than normal first three weeks of August.
• Rainfall is now well ahead of normal.
 

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

August 2017 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in ° C) 14.7  14.6  14.6  
 22.3 on 21st
 5.7  on 13th
Departure from 1981-2010
-1.5
 -1.5
 -1.3
  - -
Rainfall (in mm)  13.1  57.2  94.5  
 28.5 on  14th 
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Percent of normal 1981-2010

77

 167

 184

 

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Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 17.1 16.7  16.4   - -
10cm Depth 16.0 15.7  15.5   - -
20cm Depth 16.7 16.6  16.4   - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 17.8 17.6  17.4   - -
60cm Depth 17.3 17.2  17.0   - -
120cm Depth 16.5 16.4  16.3     -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
26.7 on
Jun 19th
-4.9 on
Jan 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 499.7mm
97% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 28.5mm
on Aug  14th
25.8mm
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.