Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Mar 11th:

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The unsettled March weather will continue this week and it will be windy at times. Monday will start fair but will cloud over with rain late in the day. Tuesday will be a windy day with some sunny breaks and fast moving showers. It will feel cold in the strong wind. Drier on Wednesday but still windy. It will become a bit milder on Thursday but with rain. This rain will clear off Friday morning to give a drier cloudy afternoon. More rain is expected overnight on Friday. A lot of cloud about on Saturday with a little light rain. Brighter on Sunday (St Patrick's Day) but with one or two showers. Continuing unsettled for next week.
14:15 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Thursday 21st of March 2019
Temperature 14.1 °C Wind Direction SSE
Humidity - % Wind Average 4.6 km/h
Air Pressure 1031.1 hPa Wind Gust 14.8 km/h
Grass Temp. 15.4 °C Wind Chill Temp 9.2 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 13.4 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature  °C at The string () is wrong Max Temperature 12.6  °C on 08/03/2019 at 16:06
Min Temperature  °C at The string () is wrong Min Temperature -1.1 °C on 04/03/2019 at 03:23
Max Wind Gust 17.6 km/h at 13:18 SSE Max Wind Gust 80.9 km/h on 12/03/2019 at 16:39 W
Total Rainfall 0.2 mm Total Rainfall 99.5 mm
Min Grass Temp. 6.7 °C at 06:27 Min Grass Temp. -7.5  °C on 04/03/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 12.0 °C Mean Soil Temp. 8.7 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 15.5  °C on 25/02/2019 at 14:30 Sunrise: 06:29
Min Temperature -3.7 °C on 31/01/2019 at 00:12 Sunset: 18:43
Max Wind Gust 81.0 km/h on 12/03/2019 at 16:39 Moonrise: 19:23
Total Rainfall 163.0 mm Moonset: 07:09
Min Grass Temp. -10.8  °C on 02/02/2019 Visible Moon (%): 99.6  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• Temperature has been average for the first week.
• It's been very wet. Almost 4 times the normal ! 


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

February 2019 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 6.4      
12.0   on 2nd
-1.4 on 4th
Departure from 1981-2010
      - -

Rainfall (in mm)

 21.7   on 5th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  5.7       - -
10cm Depth  6.3          - -
20cm Depth  7.6            - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  8.4          - -
60cm Depth  8.6          - -
120cm Depth   9.2           - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
15.5 on Feb 25th
-3.9 on 
Feb 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year :  121.7mm 
76% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far :  21.7mm 
on Mar 5th 
on Mar 3rd


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.