On this page are the official stats for the current month:


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.