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


How is this month shaping up?

• Warmer than normal.
• Rainfall was below normal.
• Rainfall for the year so far is a little below normal.
 

Month Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

July 2021 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C)  16.0 16.4  17.8  17.8 
  29.6 on 22nd
8.1 on  5th
Departure from 1991-2020
+0.5
+0.6  +1.8  +1.6  - -

Rainfall (in mm)

  27.2  30.6      30.6       46.0           13.4 on 4th & 29th -
Percent of normal 1991-2020

182

 102

68 

69  

-

-

Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  19.0  18.8 20.3  20.4  - -
10cm Depth  17.5   17.6  18.6  18.8  - -
20cm Depth  17.3   17.3  18.2  18.5  - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 17.2 17.2 17.9  18.2  - -
60cm Depth 16.5 16.5  17.0   17.4  - -
120cm Depth 15.2 15.3 15.5  15.9  - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
29.6 on July 22nd
-6.9 on 
Jan 9th
Total Rainfall so far this year :  438.2mm 
95% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far :  18.9mm 
on May 12th 
15.7mm
on May 7th

 

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.