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


How is this month shaping up?

• Rainfall was below normal. No rain after St. Patrick's Day  
• The monthly mean temperature was normal.
 

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

March 2020 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C)  5.6 6.7   6.6   6.9 
17.1 on 26th
-1.8 on 16th
Departure from 1981-2010
-0.6
+0.2  -0.1 -0.1  - -

Rainfall (in mm)

5.2 37.5  42.9   42.9   
 16.1 on 9th 
-
Percent of normal 1981-2010

34

122 

 93 

63 

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Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 4.3 5.4  5.5  6.1  - -
10cm Depth 4.5 5.6  5.8  6.2  - -
20cm Depth 6.1 6.8  7.1  7.4  - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 7.0 7.5  7.8  8.2  - -
60cm Depth 7.3 7.7  7.9  8.2  - -
120cm Depth 8.2 8.3  8.4  8.7  - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
17.1 on Mar 26th
-5.4 on 
Jan 19th
Total Rainfall so far this year :  258.0mm 
121% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far :  25.6mm 
on Feb 8th 
19.0mm
on Feb 9th

 

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.