Afternoon conditions & temperatures at Kilkenny from Monday May 27th:

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After mid-week the weather will turn more settled. Monday will see a mixture of sunshine and cloud but staying dry for much of the day. Overnight there will be a little showery rain. Sunshine and a few showers for Tuesday. Sunshine and cloud for Wednesday with the small chance of a light shower later. Fair on Thursday and Friday. Continuing fair weather on both Saturday and Sunday as high pressure dominates. Still a lot of cool but dry weather next week.   

10:45 Kilkenny Ireland (52.65°N 7.25°W 50m ASL)   Monday 27th of May 2024
Temperature 12.5 °C Wind Direction WNW
Humidity 79 % Wind Average 12.6 km/h
Air Pressure 1010.4 hPa Wind Gust 18.3 km/h
Grass Temp. 16.5 °C Wind Chill Temp 12.2 °C
Soil Temp (10cm) 13.9 °C Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr 

Weather Today (Since Midnight) Weather so far this month
Max Temperature 12.6 °C at 10:32 Max Temperature 23.8  °C on 19/05/2024 at 16:36
Min Temperature 7.7 °C at 05:26 Min Temperature 2.9 °C on 05/05/2024 at 03:49
Max Wind Gust 18.4 km/h at 00:20 W Max Wind Gust 47.2 km/h on 23/05/2024 at 15:39 N
Total Rainfall 0.3 mm Total Rainfall 71.7 mm
Min Grass Temp. 4.9 °C at 05:22 Min Grass Temp. -2.4  °C on 05/05/2024
Mean Soil Temp. 14.3 °C Mean Soil Temp. 14.8 °C

Weather so far this Year Sun and Moon Almanac
Max Temperature 23.8  °C on 19/05/2024 at 16:36 Sunrise: 05:15
Min Temperature -7.4 °C on 19/01/2024 at 08:26 Sunset: 21:37
Max Wind Gust 92.5 km/h on 06/04/2024 at 09:05 Moonrise: 01:22
Total Rainfall 388.5 mm Moonset: 08:01
Min Grass Temp. -12.5  °C on 18/01/2024 Visible Moon (%): 83.9  %

Recent timelapse from webcam

How is this month shaping up?

• Mean temperature is well above normal after first 3 weeks.
• Rainfall is above normal. 
• Rainfall for the year is well above normal .

Month Temperature and Rainfall Readings for Kilkenny

May 2024 1st to 7th 1st  to 14th 1st to 21st 1st to End Month Highest Month Lowest
Mean Air Temp.  (in ° C) 10.8 12.3  13.2     24.0 on   May 19th 2.7 on  May 5th
Departure from 1991-2020 +0.1 +1.2  +1.8    - -

Rainfall (in mm)





  11.5 on  May 21st -
Percent of normal 1991-2020







Extremes of Air Temperature so far this year :
24.0 on  May 19th 
-7.5 on Jan 19th
Total Rainfall so far this year :  391.3mm 
127% of normal
Wettest day of the year so far :  18.0mm 
on Mar 13th 
 on Apr 8th


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.