Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Monday May 20th:

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Some mixed weather this week but rainfall amounts will continue to be quite small. Both Monday and Tuesday will be dry days with some cloud and sunshine. Holding fair also for Wednesday. Later Wednesday night some outbreaks of light rain will move in from the west. Mostly cloudy for Thursday with some scattered outbreaks of light rain.  Brighter on Friday but still with some light showers. IT will become more humid on Saturday with a lot of cloud and some scattered outbreaks of light rain. Some brightness returning on Sunday. Outlook for next week is for winds coming from a westerly direction bringing unsettled conditions and average temperatures. 
02:45 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Friday 24th of May 2019
Temperature 12.9 °C Wind Direction NW
Humidity 84 % Wind Average 8.3 km/h
Air Pressure 1018.9 hPa Wind Gust 19.8 km/h
Grass Temp. 11.5 °C Wind Chill Temp 12.8 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 16.5 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 13.7 °C at 00:00 Max Temperature 19.7  °C on 15/05/2019 at 15:01
Min Temperature 13.0 °C at 02:32 Min Temperature -0.2 °C on 05/05/2019 at 05:21
Max Wind Gust 19.8 km/h at 02:34 NNW Max Wind Gust 44.6 km/h on 08/05/2019 at 15:13 N
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 8.4 mm
Min Grass Temp. 11.4 °C at 00:48 Min Grass Temp. -7.4  °C on 05/05/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 16.1 °C Mean Soil Temp. 14.9 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 22.7  °C on 20/04/2019 at 15:32 Sunrise: 05:20
Min Temperature -3.8 °C on 31/01/2019 at 00:12 Sunset: 21:32
Max Wind Gust 94.0 km/h on 26/04/2019 at 23:21 Moonrise: 01:47
Total Rainfall 246.7 mm Moonset: 10:09
Min Grass Temp. -10.8  °C on 02/02/2019 Visible Moon (%): 73.8  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 


How is this month shaping up?

• Mean temperatures are still a bit below normal.
• Still a very dry month  

 

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

April 2019 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 8.8  9.3  10.2   
19.7 on 15th
-0.5 on 5th
Departure from 1981-2010
-1.3
-1.2  -0.7   - -

Rainfall (in mm)

3.8 4.2    7.4            
 3.8 on 7th 
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Percent of normal 1981-2010

28

15 

18 

 

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Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 12.8 13.2 13.5    - -
10cm Depth 11.1  11.4  12.0     - -
20cm Depth 11.9  12.0  12.5     - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 12.7 12.8 13.1   - -
60cm Depth 12.3 12.4  12.7     - -
120cm Depth 11.7  11.9   12.1     - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
22.9 on Apr 20th
-3.9 on 
Feb 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year :  245.6mm 
79% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far :  21.7mm 
on Mar 5th 
20.4mm
on Mar 3rd

 

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.