Weather now fair


Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Mar 30th:

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Unsettled weather for the start of the week but things should improve especially from Friday onwards. Continuing mild and breezy for Monday with some outbreaks of rain. Becoming cooler but brighter for Tuesday with one or two shower. A nice dry day for Wednesday with some sunshine. A slight frost for a time on Wednesday night but it will cloud over for Thursday with some outbreaks of rain again. During Friday the weather will clear up. It will be a little cool to start with some frost at night but the prospects for the Easter weekend are good as high pressure builds in over Ireland giving dry weather with some pleasant sunshine. This should continue into next week too.
10:30 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Wednesday 01st of April 2015
Temperature 8.6 °C Wind Direction WNW
Humidity 68 % Wind Average (1 min) 29.4 km/h
Air Pressure 1024.8 hPa Wind Gust 39.6 km/h
Grass Temp. 8.0 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 8.4 °C at 10:05 Max Temperature 4.6  °C on 01/04/2015 at 00:00
Min Temperature 2.4 °C at 05:24 Min Temperature 2.4 °C on 01/04/2015 at 05:24
Max Wind Gust 39.6 km/h at 10:19 NW Max Wind Gust 26.3 km/h on 01/04/2015 at 00:14 NW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 0.0 mm
Min Grass Temp. -2.7 °C at 02:11 Min Grass Temp. -2.7  °C on 01/04/2015

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 16.2 °C on 09/01/2015 at 14:46 Sunrise: 07:03
Min Temperature -4.9 °C on 03/02/2015 at 08:34 Sunset: 20:03
Max Wind Gust 110.2 km/h on 30/03/2015 at 22:25 Moonrise: 17:09
Total Rainfall 156.7 mm Moonset: 05:50
Min Grass Temp. -11.5  °C on 19/01/2015 Visible Moon (%): 91.6  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How this month's shaping up? :

• Mean temperatures are a little below normal for March with many frosts. 
• After a dry third week, rainfall is below normal.


Date Mar-2015 Mean Temp. 1981-2010 Mean Temp. Deviation  from Normal Mar.  2015 Rainfall % of Normal Rainfall
1st-7th 6.8° 6.2° +0.6°  10.9mm     71%
1st-14th 6.4° 6.5 -0.1°  35.9mm
1st-21st 6.3° 6.7° -0.4°  35.9mm     78% 
1st-End ° ° °        

Mar  Min

-2.6° on 14th

Mar       Max

15.0° on 7th

Mar Wettest Day

11.0mm on 11th

Year Min

-4.9° on Feb 3rd

Year     Max

16.2° on  Jan 9th

Year's Rainfall


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 standard 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.

For details of the 2015 climate statistics so far click here.

For details of 2014 and other years, Click here.