10.4°C  

Weather now night fair

Night Fair

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

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18° 17° 19° 19° 18° 20° 18° 20°
A showery start to the week but improving mid-week. A lot of showers about on Monday and later Tuesday. Just some sunny breaks. A better day on Wednesday and Thursday. Dry with light winds and a little sunshine. Turning cloudier on Friday but it should hold dry. The prospects for the weekend are for a fair day on Saturday with temperatures recovering somewhat, then rain overnight and early Sunday followed by a brighter day for the Public holiday Monday.
06:30 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Tuesday 28th of July 2015
Temperature 10.4 °C Wind Direction SW
Humidity 92 % Wind Average (1 min) 1.5 km/h
Air Pressure 1007.6 hPa Wind Gust 7.6 km/h
Grass Temp. 7.1 °C Wind Chill Temp 10.4 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 13.3 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 12.1 °C at 00:46 Max Temperature 24.0 °C on 01/07/2015 at 17:09
Min Temperature 10.2 °C at 05:51 Min Temperature 6.0 °C on 25/07/2015 at 06:11
Max Wind Gust 34.9 km/h at 01:13 WNW Max Wind Gust 63.3 km/h on 27/07/2015 at 18:21 WNW
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 76.1 mm
Min Grass Temp. 7.0 °C at 05:15 Min Grass Temp. 1.3  °C on 25/07/2015
Mean Soil Temp. 13.7 °C Mean Soil Temp. 17.2 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 24.0 °C on 01/07/2015 at 17:09 Sunrise: 05:42
Min Temperature -4.9 °C on 03/02/2015 at 08:34 Sunset: 21:29
Max Wind Gust 110.2 km/h on 30/03/2015 at 22:25 Moonrise: 18:46
Total Rainfall 378.1 mm Moonset: 02:43
Min Grass Temp. -11.5  °C on 19/01/2015 Visible Moon (%): 87.0  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• The mean temperature for the first three weeks was slightly below normal, day maxes in particular were a bit low. The normal max is about 20°C and there were 8 days when it reached this figure or greater.
• Rainfall is still above normal.
 

Official Temp and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny for July '15

Dates 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in°C) 16.5 15.9 15.5  
24.0 on 1st
5.8 on 25th
Departure from 1981-2010
+1.1
+0.3
-0.3
  - -
Rainfall (in mm) 29.2 36.5 55.3  
17.5 on 25th
-
Percent of normal 1981-2010
202
126
127
  - -
Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth 19.5 18.5 17.9   - -
10cm Depth 17.2 16.7 16.3   - -
20cm Depth 17.2 16.8 16.6   - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth 17.5 17.2 17.1   - -
60cm Depth 16.6 16.4 16.4   - -
120cm Depth 15.2 15.2 15.3   - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
24.0 on
July 1st
-4.9 on
Feb. 3rd
Total Rainfall so far this year : 363mm
82% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far : 25.6mm
on May 2nd

 

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.