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Kilkenny Climate & Temperature

  • Kilkenny, Ireland is at 52°36'N, 7°18'W, 66 m (217 ft). See map.
  • Kilkenny has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kilkenny is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.4 degrees Celsius (48.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Kilkenny Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 8°C (46.4°F) on average falling to 1.7°C (35.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 12.5°C (54.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.8°C (38.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 19.2°C (66.6°F) and average low temperatures are 9.6°C (49.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 13.7°C (56.7°F) during the day and lows of 5.6°C (42.1°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 823 mm (32.4 inches) which is equivalent to 823 Litres/m² (20.19 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kilkenny you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Nugget Point, New Zealand (Cool temperate desert scrub biome).

Kilkenny Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 8 (46) 10 (50) 12 (54) 15 (59) 18 (65) 20 (68) 20 (67) 17 (63) 14 (57) 10 (50) 8 (47) 13 (56)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 5 (41) 6 (43) 8 (46) 11 (51) 13 (56) 15 (59) 15 (58) 13 (55) 10 (50) 7 (44) 6 (42) 9 (49)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (35) 2 (35) 2 (36) 3 (38) 6 (42) 8 (47) 10 (51) 10 (50) 8 (46) 6 (43) 3 (37) 2 (36) 5 (41)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 87 (3) 66 (3) 63 (2) 52 (2) 62 (2) 50 (2) 53 (2) 71 (3) 72 (3) 85 (3) 74 (3) 88 (3) 823 (32)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 14' 9h 48' 11h 48' 13h 54' 15h 45' 16h 45' 16h 18' 14h 40' 12h 37' 10h 30' 8h 40' 7h 43' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 17.6 26.9 37.7 49.3 57.6 60.8 57.8 49.4 38 26.6 17.4 14 37.7

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