Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Oct 15th:

Next Wk.
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A good week this week with not much rain. Monday will be a fine day after a cold start. Cloudier on Tuesday with a light band of rain in the middle of the day, but amounts will be small. A cooler day for Wednesday with some cloud and sunshine. Frost at first on Thursday will be followed by a dry, sunny day. Cool with more cloud about on Friday with just a little patchy rain. This will be followed by a mild day on Saturday with some sunny spells. Cloudier on Sunday but still quite mild. Mild, dry weather continuing into next week.      
23:40 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Friday 19th of October 2018
Temperature 8.9 °C Wind Direction E
Humidity 98 % Wind Average 0.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1028.2 hPa Wind Gust 0.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 5.0 °C Wind Chill Temp 8.7 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 12.8 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 15.9 °C at 13:29 Max Temperature 19.8  °C on 10/10/2018 at 15:37
Min Temperature 3.2 °C at 04:58 Min Temperature -0.4 °C on 18/10/2018 at 06:46
Max Wind Gust 23.8 km/h at 13:22 SW Max Wind Gust 64.4 km/h on 12/10/2018 at 02:53 SSE
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 50.8 mm
Min Grass Temp. -1.7 °C at 03:22 Min Grass Temp. -5.3  °C on 18/10/2018
Mean Soil Temp. 11.1 °C Mean Soil Temp. 12.9 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 30.2  °C on 28/06/2018 at 15:44 Sunrise: 08:02
Min Temperature -5.4 °C on 01/03/2018 at 00:59 Sunset: 18:26
Max Wind Gust 113.8 km/h on 24/01/2018 at 02:35 Moonrise: 16:59
Total Rainfall 615.2 mm Moonset: 01:41
Min Grass Temp. -12.0  °C on 08/01/2018 Visible Moon (%): 78.6  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• The mean temperature is above normal for the first two weeks 
• Rainfall is also a little ahead of normal, following a wet second week 


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

October 2018 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 11.1  12.1    
19.8 on  10th
 0.3 on 7th
Departure from 1981-2010
 +0.9     - -
Rainfall (in mm)  8.2  48.6    
14.5 on
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  11.5  11.9     - -
10cm Depth  11.8  12.2     - -
20cm Depth  13.0  13.2     - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  13.9  13.9       - -
60cm Depth  14.1   13.9      - -
120cm Depth   14.2   14.1     - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
30.3 on
Jun 28th
-5.5 on
Mar 1st
Total Rainfall so far this year : 604.0mm
92% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 23.0mm
on July 27th
on Mar 14th


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.