13.5°C  

Weather now fair

Fair

Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Aug 31st:

Mon.
Tue.
Wed.
Thu.
 Fri.
Sat. 
Sun. 
Nx.Wk
17° 16° 17° 17° 18° 18° 19° 20°
Apart from the chance of a shower or two on Monday, this week will be a dry week. Temperatures won't be hectic but with light winds it will feel quite warm. Monday will start fair but later in the day there is the likelihood of a couple of showers. A cool day on Tuesday with variable cloud. Wednesday and Thursday will be similar days - dry with some sunshine. Some cloud on Friday but still holding dry. The weekend will be fine and dry and with winds becoming calm, it will feel a little warmer. It will hold fine and dry also as we head into next week.  
13:30 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Wednesday 02nd of September 2015
Temperature 13.5 °C Wind Direction W
Humidity 63 % Wind Average (1 min) 12.6 km/h
Air Pressure 1022.1 hPa Wind Gust 18.3 km/h
Grass Temp. 14.7 °C Wind Chill Temp 13.1 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 14.9 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 13.6 °C at 11:44 Max Temperature 16.9  °C on 01/09/2015 at 12:42
Min Temperature 7.4 °C at 03:28 Min Temperature 7.4 °C on 02/09/2015 at 03:28
Max Wind Gust 25.2 km/h at 10:44 NNW Max Wind Gust 33.5 km/h on 01/09/2015 at 15:11 WNW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 0.6 mm
Min Grass Temp. 2.3 °C at 03:17 Min Grass Temp. 2.3  °C on 02/09/2015
Mean Soil Temp. 13.4 °C Mean Soil Temp. 14.4 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 24.0 °C on 01/07/2015 at 17:09 Sunrise: 06:41
Min Temperature -4.9 °C on 03/02/2015 at 08:34 Sunset: 20:17
Max Wind Gust 110.2 km/h on 30/03/2015 at 22:25 Moonrise: 22:07
Total Rainfall 460.6 mm Moonset: 11:30
Min Grass Temp. -11.5  °C on 19/01/2015 Visible Moon (%): 80.3  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• Temperatures were below normal.
• It ended up slightly wetter than normal too.
 

Official Temp and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny for July '15

Dates 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in°C) 14.7 14.9 15.1 14.9
22.8 on 13th
5.4 on 8th
Departure from 1981-2010
-1.5
 -1.1
-0.8
-0.8
- -
Rainfall (in mm) 19.1 19.5  26.4  80.9
25.4 on 25th
-
Percent of normal 1981-2010
112
57
 51
 107
- -
Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 16.0 16.5  16.6 16.2 - -
10cm Depth 15.2 15.4  15.6 15.3 - -
20cm Depth 15.8 16.0  16.4 16.2 - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 16.4  16.6  16.8 16.7 - -
60cm Depth 16.0  16.1  16.2 16.2 - -
120cm Depth 15.2  15.3  15.4 15.4 - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
24.0 on
July 1st
-4.9 on
Feb. 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 468mm
87% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 25.6mm
on May 2nd
25.4mm
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.