Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Jan 21st:

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A cold week this week. A bright, frosty start to Monday but it will turn cloudy with rain spreading in from the west in the afternoon. This rain will clear off early in the night but it will stay cold with some frost. A cold, bright day for Tuesday with one or two blustery showers and these could be wintry in nature. Some more frost on Tuesday night. Bright but largely dry on Wednesday and turning  cloudy later. A dull day for Thursday with some rain but it will turn milder. Some bright spells for Friday but with some rain overnight. It will turn back cold again on Saturday and Sunday with some blustery showers again. Prospects for next week are for cold, showery weather.      
03:00 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Tuesday 22nd of January 2019
Temperature 1.0 °C Wind Direction SSW
Humidity 98 % Wind Average 2.2 km/h
Air Pressure 1009.2 hPa Wind Gust 9.1 km/h
Grass Temp. -2.4 °C Wind Chill Temp 0.8 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 4.6 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 2.8 °C at 00:05 Max Temperature 11.8  °C on 13/01/2019 at 13:54
Min Temperature 1.0 °C at 02:32 Min Temperature -2.1 °C on 21/01/2019 at 04:14
Max Wind Gust 26.3 km/h at 00:32 WSW Max Wind Gust 54.6 km/h on 13/01/2019 at 17:06 NNW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 13.1 mm
Min Grass Temp. -3.3 °C at 02:16 Min Grass Temp. -7.6  °C on 21/01/2019
Mean Soil Temp. 4.4 °C Mean Soil Temp. 8.4 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 11.8  °C on 13/01/2019 at 13:54 Sunrise: 08:26
Min Temperature -2.1 °C on 21/01/2019 at 04:14 Sunset: 16:55
Max Wind Gust 54.7 km/h on 13/01/2019 at 17:06 Moonrise: 18:47
Total Rainfall 13.1 mm Moonset: 09:23
Min Grass Temp. -7.6  °C on 21/01/2019 Visible Moon (%): 98.8  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• A very mild first two weeks.
• Still very dry. 
• Soil temperatures remain well above normal.


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

January 2019 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 6.9 7.6     
11.7 on  13th
 -0.3 on 17th
Departure from 1981-2010
+2.5     - -

Rainfall (in mm)

     0.9        2.1    
3.0 on   17th 
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth   7.4 7.5     - -
10cm Depth   7.8 8.0     - -
20cm Depth   8.6 8.6     - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  9.2 9.1      - -
60cm Depth  9.3 9.2      - -
120cm Depth   9.8  9.8        - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
11.7 on
Jan 13th
-0.3 on
Jan 17th
Total Rainfall so far this year : 0.9mm
6% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 3.0mm
on 17th


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.