Weather now night fair

Night Fair

Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Apr 27th:

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A cool and showery week, but becoming less cold at the end of the week. A bright start to Monday but there will be showers in the afternoon and one or two could be heavy. Frost later in the night. Something similar for Tuesday - sunshine and showers. During Tuesday night a band of rain will push through followed by sunshine and some showers again for Wednesday. A bit better for Thursday with only one or two showers. Friday is likely to be the best day of the week with some pleasant sunshine and light winds. Saturday should start fair but there is rain expected in the afternoon. It will turn a bit milder on Sunday but with there will be some rain at times. Unsettled then for next week but milder.
22:55 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Monday 27th of April 2015
Temperature 3.0 °C Wind Direction WSW
Humidity 69 % Wind Average (1 min) 13.0 km/h
Air Pressure 1014.8 hPa Wind Gust 20.2 km/h
Grass Temp. -0.4 °C Wind Chill Temp 0.2 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 10.0 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 10.4 °C at 16:51 Max Temperature 19.5  °C on 22/04/2015 at 17:15
Min Temperature 0.7 °C at 06:43 Min Temperature -1.3 °C on 26/04/2015 at 06:24
Max Wind Gust 53.6 km/h at 16:26 W Max Wind Gust 62.2 km/h on 03/04/2015 at 15:25 NNW
Total Rainfall 1.1 mm Total Rainfall 12.9 mm
Min Grass Temp. -5.2 °C at 06:28 Min Grass Temp. -7.1  °C on 26/04/2015
Mean Soil Temp. 10.0 °C Mean Soil Temp. 11.1 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 19.5  °C on 22/04/2015 at 17:15 Sunrise: 06:05
Min Temperature -4.9 °C on 03/02/2015 at 08:34 Sunset: 20:48
Max Wind Gust 110.2 km/h on 30/03/2015 at 22:25 Moonrise: 13:56
Total Rainfall 168.5 mm Moonset: 03:29
Min Grass Temp. -11.5  °C on 19/01/2015 Visible Moon (%): 67.9  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How this month's shaping up? :

• A lovely first three weeks with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures. 
• Rainfall still well below normal.


Date Apr-2015 Mean Temp. 1981-2010 Mean Temp. Deviation  from Normal Apr.  2015 Rainfall % of Normal Rainfall
1st-7th 10.0° 8.0° +2.0°   4.3mm     32%
1st-14th 9.6° 8.2° +1.4°  10.3mm
1st-21st 9.6° 8.4° +1.2°  10.3mm     25%
1st-End ° ° °      

Apr  Min

0.4° on 9th

Apr       Max

19.7° on 7th

Apr Wettest Day

3.5mm on 2nd

Year Min

-4.9° on Feb 3rd

Year     Max

19.7° on  Apr 7th

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.