On this page are the official stats for the current month:


How is this month shaping up?

• The mean temperature was a little above normal.  
• Rainfall for the month was near normal
• Rainfall for the year so far is at 91% of normal. 
 

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

June 2020 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C)  13.9  14.0 14.2  14.7 
25.8 on 1st
6.4 on  6th
Departure from 1981-2010
+1.3
 +0.8 +0.5  +0.7 - -

Rainfall (in mm)

1.6 8.4  41.0  59.9  
 20.5 on 18th 
-
Percent of normal 1981-2010

10

27 

 88

90 

-

-

Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 16.9 16.8  17.0  17.2 - -
10cm Depth 16.0 15.8  16.0  16.2 - -
20cm Depth 16.1 15.7  15.8  16.0 - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 16.0 15.7  15.9  16.2 - -
60cm Depth 15.4 15.2  15.3  15.5 - -
120cm Depth 14.3 14.3  14.4  14.5 - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
25.8 on June 1st
-5.4 on 
Jan 19th
Total Rainfall so far this year :  360.5mm 
91% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far :  25.6mm 
on Feb 8th 
20.5mm
on June 18th

 

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.