Kilkenny, where it's located

The climate of Kilkenny is oceanic, with quite cold, rainy winters and mild, relatively rainy summers.
The city is located in the south-east of Ireland.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 4.9 °C (41 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 15.8 °C (60 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Kilkenny - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)22346911119642
Max (°C)891113161820201814119
Min (°F)363637394348525248433936
Max (°F)464852556164686864575248

Precipitation amounts to 855 millimeters (33.7 inches) per year: therefore, the rains are not abundant, but they are frequent. Rainfall ranges from 55 mm (2.2 in) in the driest months (April, July) to 95 mm (3.7 in) in the wettest (October). Here is the average precipitation.
Kilkenny - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)806570556060558070958090855
Prec.(in)3.12.62.82.22.42.42.23.12.83.73.13.533.7
Days181618141614141515181718193

On average, there are around 1,310 sunshine hours per year. So, the sun doesn't shine often. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Kilkenny - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours223565554322

Kilkenny

Best Time


The best time to visit Kilkenny is the summer, from June to August, since it is the mildest of the year. The temperatures are generally good for outdoors activities, although it's better to bring an umbrella, and a sweatshirt or sweater for the evening or for cool days.