Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Monday Oct 14th:

Next Wk.
13° 14°  13°  12° 13° 13° 13° 12°
Still unsettled for much of this week but improving a bit at the weekend. Monday will be a wet day with rain continuing into the night. Tuesday will be brighter and drier but there will be more rain arriving by evening. This rain will be cleared by Wednesday morning to give a dry day with some sunny spells. Fair at first on Thursday but there will be some showers in the evening. Some more sunshine and showers for Friday. Saturday will see some sunny spells but with one or two showers still likely. A fair day then for Sunday as a ridge of high pressure starts to build. Fair weather for the start of next week.  
01:55 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 20th of October 2019
Temperature 5.2 °C Wind Direction NW
Humidity 96 % Wind Average 4.6 km/h
Air Pressure 1011.7 hPa Wind Gust 8.7 km/h
Grass Temp. 1.8 °C Wind Chill Temp 5.2 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 9.1 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 5.1 °C at 01:47 Max Temperature 18.1  °C on 07/10/2019 at 13:40
Min Temperature 4.0 °C at 00:52 Min Temperature 1.4 °C on 02/10/2019 at 07:00
Max Wind Gust 8.6 km/h at 01:41 NW Max Wind Gust 67.0 km/h on 04/10/2019 at 11:54 SW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 81.5 mm
Min Grass Temp. 0.0 °C at 00:58 Min Grass Temp. -2.0  °C on 02/10/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 9.0 °C Mean Soil Temp. 12.9 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 25.4  °C on 27/06/2019 at 13:49 Sunrise: 08:03
Min Temperature -3.8 °C on 31/01/2019 at 00:12 Sunset: 18:24
Max Wind Gust 94.0 km/h on 26/04/2019 at 23:21 Moonrise: 22:44
Total Rainfall 638.7 mm Moonset: 14:53
Min Grass Temp. -10.8  °C on 02/02/2019 Visible Moon (%): 65.9  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• The mean temperature is near normal.
• Rainfall is ahead of normal for the first two weeks.  


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

October 2019 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 11.8  11.5     
18.4 on 7th
1.3 on 2nd
Departure from 1981-2010
+0.3      - -

Rainfall (in mm)

22.8 52.2      
 13.1 on 5th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 12.1 11.4        - -
10cm Depth 12.1 11.6      - -
20cm Depth 13.3 13.0      - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 14.5 14.2      - -
60cm Depth 14.7 14.4      - -
120cm Depth 15.0 14.7      - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
26.0 on Jun 27th
-3.9 on 
Feb 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year :  607.9mm 
93% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far :  26.1mm 
on Sep 22nd 
on Mar 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.