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

How is this month shaping up?

• It was a still a warm start to the month. Especially due to the mild nights 
• Rainfall is well below normal. 


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

August 2018 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in ° C) 18.1      
24.7 on  3rd
 10.4 on 8th
Departure from 1981-2010
      - -
Rainfall (in mm)   1.7      
0.9 on
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  19.4       - -
10cm Depth  18.4       - -
20cm Depth  18.1       - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  18.3          - -
60cm Depth  17.6       - -
120cm Depth   16.5         - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
30.3 on
Jun 28th
-5.5 on
Mar 1st
Total Rainfall so far this year : 462.1mm
96% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 23.0mm
on Jul 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.