Weather now cloudy


Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Sep 22nd:

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The good weather continues this week with very little rain forecast. Another fine day for Monday with some nice sunshine. Overnight it will cloud over and there will be some light rain early on Tuesday. This should ease off in the afternoon. On Wednesday there will be some cloud about but also some sunny spells. A lot of cloud around for Thursday but staying dry. The sun is expected to make a return for Friday and the prospects for the match on Saturday are very good too. Light winds with some nice sunshine. There may be a bit more cloud about on Sunday but still looking dry as we head into next week.
13:15 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Tuesday 23rd of September 2014
Temperature 14.3 °C Wind Direction WNW
Humidity 93 % Wind Average (1 min) 19.1 km/h
Air Pressure 1018.5 hPa Wind Gust 23.0 km/h
Grass Temp. 13.4 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 14.1 °C at 12:58 Max Temperature 22.8 °C on 04/09/2014 at 14:32
Min Temperature 7.6 °C at 05:06 Min Temperature 3.6 °C on 10/09/2014 at 07:15
Max Wind Gust 23.0 km/h at 13:04 WNW Max Wind Gust 30.9 km/h on 17/09/2014 at 09:32 ESE
Total Rainfall 0.3 mm Total Rainfall 10.3 mm
Min Grass Temp. 3.4 °C at 04:32 Min Grass Temp. -0.1  °C on 10/09/2014

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 27.3 °C on 25/07/2014 at 14:04 Sunrise: 07:17
Min Temperature -3.0 °C on 14/01/2014 at 04:23 Sunset: 19:26
Max Wind Gust 133.0 km/h on 12/02/14 at 14:57 WSW Moonrise: 06:24
Total Rainfall 681.1 mm Moonset: 18:56
Min Grass Temp. -7.3  °C on 16/02/2014 Visible Moon (%): 0.5  %

Recent image from my webcam looking west over the River Nore : 

How this month's shaping up? :

• For the first two weeks mean temps were near normal - the warm days counteracted by cool nights.  
• Except for one rogue shower on the evening of Friday 5th (when 2mm was collected), it was a dry for the first two weeks.


Date Sept-2014 Mean Temp. 1981-2010 Mean Temp. Deviation  from Normal Sept.  2014 Rainfall % of Normal Rainfall
1st-7th 14.8° 14.5° +0.3°   2.0mm
1st-14th 13.9° 14.2° -0.3°   2.0mm
1st-21st ° ° °  
1st-End ° ° °  

Sept  Min

3.6° on 10th

Sept       Max

22.8° on 4th

Sept Wettest Day

2.0mm on 5th

Year Min

-2.9° on Jan 14th

Year     Max

27.3° on  July 25th

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 2014 climate statistics so far click here.

For details of 2013 and other years, Click here.