Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Nov 12th:

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Much improvement this week. A lot drier and quite mild. Monday will see some sunny spells but also one or two showers in the afternoon. After a fair start it will cloud over during Tuesday with some light rain by late evening. Breezy and cloudy on Wednesday with a little light rain or drizzle. Continuing dull for Thursday but mild. Mild and dry for Friday with one or two sunny breaks. Continuing dry weather over the weekend. Some sunshine coming through on Saturday and Sunday is expected to be a fine, sunny day as high pressure builds. Outlook for next week is for fine, dry weather but gradually becoming a bit cooler with a little frost by night.   
06:35 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 18th of November 2018
Temperature 6.5 °C Wind Direction SE
Humidity 89 % Wind Average 13.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1026.4 hPa Wind Gust 19.4 km/h
Grass Temp. -0.3 °C Wind Chill Temp 6.3 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 7.6 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 8.7 °C at 00:42 Max Temperature 14.8  °C on 15/11/2018 at 12:08
Min Temperature 5.3 °C at 05:02 Min Temperature -4.1 °C on 02/11/2018 at 07:44
Max Wind Gust 31.7 km/h at 02:43 ESE Max Wind Gust 62.2 km/h on 09/11/2018 at 13:55 SSE
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 84.0 mm
Min Grass Temp. -2.0 °C at 04:50 Min Grass Temp. -8.4  °C on 02/11/2018
Mean Soil Temp. 8.3 °C Mean Soil Temp. 9.6 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 30.2  °C on 28/06/2018 at 15:44 Sunrise: 07:57
Min Temperature -5.4 °C on 01/03/2018 at 00:59 Sunset: 16:32
Max Wind Gust 113.8 km/h on 24/01/2018 at 02:35 Moonrise: 15:07
Total Rainfall 707.7 mm Moonset: 01:44
Min Grass Temp. -12.0  °C on 08/01/2018 Visible Moon (%): 74.3  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• The mean temperature are a little below normal for the first two weeks.
• Rainfall is over twice the normal. 


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

November 2018 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 7.5  7.3    
14.8 on  15th
 -4.2 on 2nd
Departure from 1981-2010
 -0.7     - -
Rainfall (in mm)  47.5  80.3     
25.2 on
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth   7.7  7.2      - -
10cm Depth   8.3 7.9     - -
20cm Depth   9.3  9.0      - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  10.2 10.0       - -
60cm Depth  10.6  10.5        - -
120cm Depth   11.7  11.5        - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
30.3 on
Jun 28th
-5.5 on
Mar 1st
Total Rainfall so far this year : 691.7mm
93% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 25.2mm
on Nov 4th
on July 27th


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.