Weather now night cloudy

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Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Oct 5th:

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Some rain early on in the week but then turning dry and pleasant. Overnight rain will clear during Monday morning and it will turn brighter but still with the chance of some showers by evening and overnight there will be more persistent rain. Some bright spells for Tuesday but also some heavy showers. Wednesday and Thursday will be dry days with some good sunshine. During Friday winds will pick up from the southeast but it should hold dry. There is a threat of some rain overnight and into Saturday as ex hurricane Joaquin approaches from the southwest - but chances are the rain may not reach us and stay to our south to give another dry weekend. Prospects for next week look good too with high pressure building again giving dry, mild weather.
18:50 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Thursday 08th of October 2015
Temperature 13.8 °C Wind Direction SE
Humidity 79 % Wind Average (1 min) 10.4 km/h
Air Pressure 1019.9 hPa Wind Gust 15.9 km/h
Grass Temp. 12.2 °C Wind Chill Temp 13.6 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 13.5 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 16.2 °C at 14:19 Max Temperature 18.5  °C on 01/10/2015 at 16:15
Min Temperature 3.2 °C at 03:41 Min Temperature 2.6 °C on 07/10/2015 at 07:42
Max Wind Gust 24.5 km/h at 16:26 SSE Max Wind Gust 46.5 km/h on 06/10/2015 at 17:10 WNW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 5.4 mm
Min Grass Temp. -1.6 °C at 03:15 Min Grass Temp. -1.9  °C on 07/10/2015
Mean Soil Temp. 10.7 °C Mean Soil Temp. 11.9 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 24.0 °C on 01/07/2015 at 17:09 Sunrise: 07:42
Min Temperature -4.9 °C on 03/02/2015 at 08:34 Sunset: 18:51
Max Wind Gust 110.2 km/h on 30/03/2015 at 22:25 Moonrise: 02:53
Total Rainfall 497.2 mm Moonset: 17:08
Min Grass Temp. -11.5  °C on 19/01/2015 Visible Moon (%): 15.5  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• First week had temperatures a little below normal. 
• It was a dry week however with less than 5mm rainfall.

Official Temp and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

October 2015 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in°C) 10.9      
18.5 on 1st
2.6 on 7th
Departure from 1981-2010
- -
Rainfall (in mm) 4.8      
 3.0 on 5th
Percent of normal 1981-2010
- -
Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 11.5       - -
10cm Depth 11.1       - -
20cm Depth 12.1       - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 13.8       - -
60cm Depth 13.8       - -
120cm Depth 14.0       - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
24.0 on
July 1st
-4.9 on
Feb. 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 505mm
80% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 25.6mm
on May 2nd
on Aug 25th


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.