Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Apr 15th:

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13°  14°  17° 19° 21° 21° 13°
After a cold and wet start, there will be a dramatic improvement for later in the week. Monday will be dull with some outbreaks of rain. Some more rain at first on Tuesday but it will dry out with some brighter spells coming through in the afternoon. Temperatures will be on the increase and it will hold dry for the rest of the week. So Wednesday through to Sunday will be fair days just with some high cloud at times especially on Wednesday and Sunday. Buy the weekend we should see temperatures climbing above 20° with winds coming in from the continent. A change then for Easter Monday and next week as winds shift back to the west bringing cooler temperatures and some rain.   
09:55 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Saturday 20th of April 2019
Temperature 13.3 °C Wind Direction E
Humidity 78 % Wind Average 0.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1031.7 hPa Wind Gust 0.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 16.6 °C Wind Chill Temp 13.1 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 10.0 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 13.4 °C at 09:45 Max Temperature 21.0  °C on 19/04/2019 at 14:48
Min Temperature 5.1 °C at 06:21 Min Temperature 0.5 °C on 07/04/2019 at 06:43
Max Wind Gust 3.2 km/h at 08:41 E Max Wind Gust 56.1 km/h on 13/04/2019 at 11:19 SE
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 39.2 mm
Min Grass Temp. -0.7 °C at 05:51 Min Grass Temp. -5.5  °C on 07/04/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 10.9 °C Mean Soil Temp. 10.8 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 21.0  °C on 19/04/2019 at 14:48 Sunrise: 06:20
Min Temperature -3.7 °C on 31/01/2019 at 00:12 Sunset: 20:36
Max Wind Gust 81.0 km/h on 12/03/2019 at 16:39 Moonrise: 21:59
Total Rainfall 203.3 mm Moonset: 07:17
Min Grass Temp. -10.8  °C on 02/02/2019 Visible Moon (%): 98.9  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• A cold start to the month.
• Rainfall was near normal for the first week.  


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) 6.5      
15.2 on 8th
-1.3 on 5th
Departure from 1981-2010
      - -

Rainfall (in mm)

 7.6 on 13th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  7.2       - -
10cm Depth  7.5         - -
20cm Depth  9.2         - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  10.0          - -
60cm Depth  10.0          - -
120cm Depth  10.1          - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
16.9 on Mar 28th
-3.9 on 
Feb 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year :  181.2mm 
80% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far :  21.7mm 
on Mar 5th 
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.