Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Oct 16th :

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A very disturbed stormy week this week. Monday will start wet and stromy as the remains of  hurricane Ophelia move up over Ireland. The storm will also bring some squally spells of rain but totals will not be high. Much better for Tuesday with some sun coming through in light winds. Still light winds for Wednesday but light rain will spread up from the south. A lot of cloud also for Thursday with some more outbreaks of rain. Friday will start dry but it will turn cloudier and rain is likely by nightfall. It will become windy for a time on Saturday with some blustery showers. A fair day then for Sunday. Outlook for next week is still unsettled but not as stormy.
14:50 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 22nd of October 2017
Temperature 12.0 °C Wind Direction WSW
Humidity 67 % Wind Average (1 min) 16.5 km/h
Air Pressure 1016.8 hPa Wind Gust 21.7 km/h
Grass Temp. 12.2 °C Wind Chill Temp 12.0 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 11.6 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 13.4 °C at 13:07 Max Temperature 18.9  °C on 14/10/2017 at 12:19
Min Temperature 7.6 °C at 04:19 Min Temperature 1.2 °C on 06/10/2017 at 06:42
Max Wind Gust 45.0 km/h at 00:33 WNW Max Wind Gust 115.2 km/h on 16/10/2017 at 14:01 ESE
Total Rainfall 0.9 mm Total Rainfall 49.6 mm
Min Grass Temp. 3.7 °C at 04:19 Min Grass Temp. -2.9  °C on 18/10/2017
Mean Soil Temp. 9.4 °C Mean Soil Temp. 12.4 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 26.3  °C on 19/06/2017 at 18:28 Sunrise: 08:08
Min Temperature -4.8 °C on 03/01/2017 at 05:59 Sunset: 18:19
Max Wind Gust 115.2 km/h on 16/10/2017 at 14:01 Moonrise: 10:39
Total Rainfall 642.5 mm Moonset: 20:04
Min Grass Temp. -10.5  °C on 03/01/2017 Visible Moon (%): 7.5  %

Ex-hurricane Ophelia leaves its mark on Kilkenny: 

How is this month shaping up?

• Mean temperature is a little above normal.
• It's still a dry first two weeks of October.

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

October 2017 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     
 19.0 on 14th
 1.0 on 6th
Departure from 1981-2010
  - -
Rainfall (in mm)  0.8 9.6     
 4.6 on    10th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 11.3  12.0     - -
10cm Depth 12.0  12.6     - -
20cm Depth 13.2  13.4     - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 14.3  14.3     - -
60cm Depth 14.3  14.2     - -
120cm Depth 14.6  14.4       -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
26.7 on
Jun 19th
-4.9 on
Jan 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 602.5mm
92% 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.