Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Monday Jan 13th:

Next Wk.
This week will be disturbed with spells of stormy weather. Monday will see Storm Brendan passing to the northwest bringing plenty of rain and strong southerly winds. Winds and rain will ease down later in the afternoon. However more rain will arrive for Tuesday and it will turn windy again for a short while in the afternoon. Wednesday will be a dry, quieter day with some sunny spells. Another spell of wind and rain will arrive Thursday morning. This will clear up in the afternoon with some bright spells coming through. Friday will be a cool fair day after early frost clears. The winds will ease down over the weekend. Saturday will be a fair day after early frost clears. Something similar then for Sunday. Dry settled weather for next week.     
16:20 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Friday 17th of January 2020
Temperature 5.5 °C Wind Direction WNW
Humidity 78 % Wind Average 12.6 km/h
Air Pressure 1014.2 hPa Wind Gust 12.2 km/h
Grass Temp. 1.2 °C Wind Chill Temp 3.8 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 6.0 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 6.6 °C at 14:39 Max Temperature 13.7  °C on 07/01/2020 at 15:17
Min Temperature 1.7 °C at 09:00 Min Temperature -0.2 °C on 10/01/2020 at 05:33
Max Wind Gust 30.6 km/h at 14:34 WSW Max Wind Gust 92.6 km/h on 13/01/2020 at 12:24 SSE
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 47.4 mm
Min Grass Temp. -3.8 °C at 08:40 Min Grass Temp. -6.3  °C on 10/01/2020
Mean Soil Temp. 5.3 °C Mean Soil Temp. 7.2 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 13.7  °C on 07/01/2020 at 15:17 Sunrise: 08:31
Min Temperature -0.2 °C on 10/01/2020 at 05:33 Sunset: 16:46
Max Wind Gust 92.5 km/h on 13/01/2020 at 12:24 Moonrise: 00:19
Total Rainfall 47.4 mm Moonset: 11:58
Min Grass Temp. -6.3  °C on 10/01/2020 Visible Moon (%): 48.8  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• The mean temperature is well above normal. Very little frost.  
• Rainfall for the month was less than half the normal for the first week.

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

January 2020 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C)  7.5       
13.7 on 7th
-0.5 on 10th
Departure from 1981-2010
       - -

Rainfall (in mm)

 10.2 on 8th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 6.6        - -
10cm Depth 6.9         - -
20cm Depth 7.4        - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 7.8          - -
60cm Depth 7.9        - -
120cm Depth 8.6        - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
13.7 on Jan 7th
-0.5 on 
Jan 10th
Total Rainfall so far this year :  8.1mm 
43% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far :  10.2mm 
on Jan 8th 
on Jan 5th


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.