Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Feb 12th:

It will be cold this week but settling down at the weekend, Monday will have a frosty start followed by a fair day. It will cloud over by evening with rain overnight. This rain will be cleared by dawn allowing another frosty start for Tuesday. Tuesday will be cold and bright with just the chance of an afternoon shower. Frosty overnight but it will turn wet again later. So rain at first on Wednesday but this will clear later in the afternoon. Back to a cold day then for Thursday with one or two wintry showers again. A little milder on Friday with some light rain later. But the weather will settle down after this with reasonable day for Saturday and the winds will have died down. Some overnight frost again. Sunday will be fair too. Outlook for next week is for fair weather with a little frost by night. 
07:05 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 18th of February 2018
Temperature 6.9 °C Wind Direction ESE
Humidity 100 % Wind Average 0.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1017.6 hPa Wind Gust 0.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 5.9 °C Wind Chill Temp 6.7 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 6.4 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 6.9 °C at 06:35 Max Temperature 12.3  °C on 10/02/2018 at 14:19
Min Temperature 6.3 °C at 00:00 Min Temperature -2.5 °C on 05/02/2018 at 06:27
Max Wind Gust 0.0 km/h at 00:00 ESE Max Wind Gust 73.9 km/h on 10/02/2018 at 22:03 NW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 34.3 mm
Min Grass Temp. 4.9 °C at 03:38 Min Grass Temp. -9.6  °C on 05/02/2018
Mean Soil Temp. 6.0 °C Mean Soil Temp. 4.9 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 13.4  °C on 28/01/2018 at 11:22 Sunrise: 07:39
Min Temperature -4.3 °C on 08/01/2018 at 07:54 Sunset: 17:47
Max Wind Gust 113.8 km/h on 24/01/2018 at 02:35 Moonrise: 08:57
Total Rainfall 172.6 mm Moonset: 20:47
Min Grass Temp. -12.0  °C on 08/01/2018 Visible Moon (%): 5.8  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• A cold first half of the month. Mean temperature for the first two weeks is below normal.
• Rainfall is running close to normal now.

Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

February 2018 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in ° C) 3.4  3.8    
12.3 on  10th
 -2.6 on 5th
Departure from 1981-2010
  - -
Rainfall (in mm)  6.6  27.0    
9.4 on 9th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  2.0  2.9     - -
10cm Depth  3.2  3.7     - -
20cm Depth  4.6  4.8     - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  6.2  6.0     - -
60cm Depth  6.9  6.6     - -
120cm Depth   8.1   7.9     - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
13.4 on
Jan 28th
-4.4 on
Jan 8th
Total Rainfall so far this year : 161.3mm
142% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 20.9mm
on Jan 20th
on Jan 12th


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.