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


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
-0.5
 +0.9     - -
Rainfall (in mm)  8.2  48.6    
14.5 on
12th 
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Percent of normal 1981-2010

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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
22.2mm
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.