Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Monday Sept 21st:

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There will be a change this week to cooler weather as our high pressure is replaced by low pressure. However Monday will still continue fine and sunny. A few bright spells early on Tuesday but cloud will increase and by nightfall a small band of rain will edge in from the west. After a cloudy start brighter conditions will set in on Wednesday afternoon. Overnight there will be another short lived band of rain followed by cooler conditions for Thursday with just the chance of a shower. Northerly winds for Friday will bring cool temperatures but it will be sunny. Saturday will be cloudy with some outbreaks of light rain. It will turn milder on Sunday with one or two showers and bright spells. Unsettled weather for next week.       
14:20 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Monday 21st of September 2020
Temperature 19.0 °C Wind Direction N
Humidity 75 % Wind Average 8.3 km/h
Air Pressure 1017.2 hPa Wind Gust 11.1 km/h
Grass Temp. 21.9 °C Wind Chill Temp 18.9 °C
Soil Temp (10cm)  °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 19.0 °C at 14:14 Max Temperature 23.9  °C on 16/09/2020 at 17:33
Min Temperature 6.6 °C at 05:53 Min Temperature 6.6 °C on 21/09/2020 at 05:53
Max Wind Gust 14.0 km/h at 11:50 NNW Max Wind Gust 43.9 km/h on 03/09/2020 at 12:26 SW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 12.6 mm
Min Grass Temp. 3.5 °C at 00:17 Min Grass Temp. 3.4  °C on 19/09/2020
Mean Soil Temp.  °C Mean Soil Temp.  °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 25.7  °C on 01/06/2020 at 14:42 Sunrise: 07:14
Min Temperature -5.1 °C on 19/01/2020 at 07:50 Sunset: 19:30
Max Wind Gust 96.8 km/h on 16/02/2020 at 14:09 Moonrise: 12:32
Total Rainfall 524.1 mm Moonset: 21:36
Min Grass Temp. -11.6  °C on 19/01/2020 Visible Moon (%): 23.2  %


How is this month shaping up?

• The mean temperature is above norml.  
• Rainfall is well below normal
• Rainfall for the year so far is now dropping back below normal. 

Month Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

September 2020 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C)  15.4 15.5     
23.9 on 16th
7.4 on  12th
Departure from 1981-2010
+1.3      - -

Rainfall (in mm)

11.4 11.7     
 7.3 on 6th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 15.5 15.7      - -
10cm Depth 15.3 15.6      - -
20cm Depth 16.2 16.3      - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 16.6 16.7      - -
60cm Depth 16.5 16.5      - -
120cm Depth 16.2 16.1      - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
25.8 on June 1st
-5.4 on 
Jan 19th
Total Rainfall so far this year :  544.4mm 
95% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far :  25.6mm 
on Feb 8th 
on Aug 24th


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.