19.7°C  

Weather now fair

Fair

Afternoon conditions and temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon May 23rd:

Mon.
Tue.
Wed.
Thu.
 Fri.
Sat. 
Sun. 
Nx.Wk
17° 18° 15° 15° 17° 18° 20° 20°
This week will be a drier week and it will become a little warmer. Monday will be a bright day with plenty of sunshine. After a cool start expect a similar fine day for Tuesday. Holding dry for Wednesday but with a lot of cloud. Cloudy for much of Thursday too with some scattered outbreaks of light rain. Some showers are expected for Friday but it will become warmer and more humid. Brighter for Saturday but still with the threat of some showers later. By Sunday it will feel a bit warmer and the start of next week we will see fair weather.       
18:10 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Sunday 29th of May 2016
Temperature 19.7 °C Wind Direction E
Humidity 57 % Wind Average (1 min) 8.7 km/h
Air Pressure 1015.4 hPa Wind Gust 12.6 km/h
Grass Temp. 20.4 °C Wind Chill Temp 19.7 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 20.1 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 21.0 °C at 15:49 Max Temperature 22.6  °C on 12/05/2016 at 16:10
Min Temperature 7.7 °C at 05:54 Min Temperature 2.8 °C on 24/05/2016 at 05:49
Max Wind Gust 27.4 km/h at 16:36 ENE Max Wind Gust 59.8 km/h on 02/05/2016 at 06:01 WNW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 67.8 mm
Min Grass Temp. 2.8 °C at 05:06 Min Grass Temp. -2.3  °C on 24/05/2016
Mean Soil Temp. 15.8 °C Mean Soil Temp. 14.3 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 22.6  °C on 12/05/2016 at 16:10 Sunrise: 05:13
Min Temperature -3.6 °C on 24/02/2016 at 07:03 Sunset: 21:40
Max Wind Gust 85.3 km/h on 08/02/2016 at 13:37 Moonrise: 02:07
Total Rainfall 362.7 mm Moonset: 12:56
Min Grass Temp. -10.5  °C on 18/03/2016 Visible Moon (%): 47.3  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• After 3 weeks mean temperatures are still over 2 degrees above normal.
• With nearly 18mm of thundery rain on the 21st, we have already reached the typical total for the whole month of May.

 

Official Temp and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

May 2016 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in°C) 11.3  13.2  13.0  
 23.0 on 12th
3.6 on 3rd
Departure from 1981-2010
+1.2
+2.7
+2.1
 
- -
Rainfall (in mm) 16.0 35.3 60.2  
 17.8 on  21st
-
Percent of normal 1981-2010
118
130
147
 
- -
Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 12.1 13.8 14.0   - -
10cm Depth 11.2 12.6 13.0   - -
20cm Depth 11.5 12.7 13.2   - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 11.9 12.9 13.5   - -
60cm Depth 11.3 12.1 12.7   - -
120cm Depth 10.9 11.3 11.7   - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
23.0 on
May 12th
-3.6 on
Feb 24th
Total Rainfall so far this year : 353.6mm
113% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 23.3mm
on Feb 16th
22.3mm
on Feb 7th

 

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.

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