Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Mon Aug 13th:

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Some mixed weather this week but quite warm at times.A mixture of cloud and a little sunshine for Monday. More sunshine for Tuesday and feeling warm. It will become humid on Wednesday with some outbreaks of rain. Thursday will be a dry, fresher day. It will turn warm again on Friday with a little sunshine. Humid on Saturday again with just a little light rain and feeling warm. Continuing warm but cloudy on Sunday. Warm, humid weather continuing into next week.
03:55 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Thursday 16th of August 2018
Temperature 11.1 °C Wind Direction S
Humidity 93 % Wind Average 1.5 km/h
Air Pressure 1009.4 hPa Wind Gust 8.3 km/h
Grass Temp. 6.1 °C Wind Chill Temp 10.9 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 17.3 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 15.0 °C at 00:00 Max Temperature 24.5  °C on 03/08/2018 at 16:00
Min Temperature 11.1 °C at 03:43 Min Temperature 4.6 °C on 09/08/2018 at 06:19
Max Wind Gust 22.0 km/h at 00:19 SW Max Wind Gust 43.9 km/h on 01/08/2018 at 13:58 SSE
Total Rainfall 0.0 mm Total Rainfall 5.3 mm
Min Grass Temp. 5.2 °C at 03:27 Min Grass Temp. -0.8  °C on 09/08/2018
Mean Soil Temp. 18.1 °C Mean Soil Temp. 20.1 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 30.2  °C on 28/06/2018 at 15:44 Sunrise: 06:13
Min Temperature -5.4 °C on 01/03/2018 at 00:59 Sunset: 20:54
Max Wind Gust 113.8 km/h on 24/01/2018 at 02:35 Moonrise: 12:33
Total Rainfall 473.0 mm Moonset: 23:26
Min Grass Temp. -12.0  °C on 08/01/2018 Visible Moon (%): 27.8  %

Latest webcam image looking west across the River Nore: 

How is this month shaping up?

• It was a still a warm start to the month. Especially due to the mild nights 
• Rainfall is well below normal. 


Official Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

August 2018 1st to 7th 1st to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp. (in ° C) 18.1      
24.7 on  3rd
 10.4 on 8th
Departure from 1981-2010
      - -
Rainfall (in mm)   1.7      
0.9 on
Percent of normal 1981-2010







Mean Soil Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
5cm Depth  19.4       - -
10cm Depth  18.4       - -
20cm Depth  18.1       - -
Mean Earth Temperatures, recorded at 09:00 UTC each morning :
30cm Depth  18.3          - -
60cm Depth  17.6       - -
120cm Depth   16.5         - -
Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
30.3 on
Jun 28th
-5.5 on
Mar 1st
Total Rainfall so far this year : 462.1mm
96% of normal
Wettest days of the year so far : 23.0mm
on Jul 27th
on Mar 14th


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.