Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Monday Aug 12th:

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Unsettled weather continues this week. Cool at first but becoming milder mid week. Monday will be a cool day with some sunny breaks and one or tow light showers later. Bright for Tuesday but turning cloudy later. Some rain overnight. The rain will clear early Wednesday to give a bright day with one or two showers. It will be a bit warmer. Thursday will be a dry, fair day. There will be some rain fro a time early Friday but clearing to fair weather. Saturday will see sunshine and just a light shower. Similar for Sunday some sunshine but with one or two showers likely in the afternoon. Signs of some fair weather for next week with average temperatures.   
10:05 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 18th of August 2019
Temperature 15.9 °C Wind Direction SW
Humidity 73 % Wind Average 28.9 km/h
Air Pressure 1000.1 hPa Wind Gust 45.4 km/h
Grass Temp. 15.3 °C Wind Chill Temp 15.0 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 16.3 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 15.5 °C at 09:56 Max Temperature 24.3  °C on 02/08/2019 at 15:29
Min Temperature 10.1 °C at 06:15 Min Temperature 5.6 °C on 12/08/2019 at 06:18
Max Wind Gust 45.4 km/h at 09:50 WSW Max Wind Gust 60.2 km/h on 10/08/2019 at 11:18 WSW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 75.2 mm
Min Grass Temp. 4.6 °C at 05:50 Min Grass Temp. 0.0  °C on 12/08/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 15.4 °C Mean Soil Temp. 18.9 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 25.4  °C on 27/06/2019 at 13:49 Sunrise: 06:16
Min Temperature -3.8 °C on 31/01/2019 at 00:12 Sunset: 20:50
Max Wind Gust 94.0 km/h on 26/04/2019 at 23:21 Moonrise: 22:18
Total Rainfall 443.8 mm Moonset: 09:02
Min Grass Temp. -10.8  °C on 02/02/2019 Visible Moon (%): 92.5  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• Near normal mean temperature.
• Rainfall now is well above normal.  


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

August 2019 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 16.9  16.0     
24.5 on 2nd
5.5 on 12th
Departure from 1981-2010
-0.1      - -

Rainfall (in mm)

15.9 63.4      
 21.4 on 8th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 19.3 18.8      - -
10cm Depth 17.9   17.4          - -
20cm Depth 17.9 17.5        - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 18.4 18.2       - -
60cm Depth 17.7 17.5       - -
120cm Depth 15.9 16.7       - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
26.0 on Jun 27th
-3.9 on 
Feb 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year :  424.1mm 
85% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far :  21.7mm 
on Mar 5th 
on Aug 8th


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.