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Kilkenny weather in May (Kilkenny County, Ireland)

How is the weather in Kilkenny in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Kilkenny generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 16°C, while nights can cool down to about 7°C.

Kilkenny in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 71 mm for the month. Typically around 17 days of rainfall is expected.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm July and August typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Kilkenny climate page with graphs.

 

Kilkenny, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 7°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 16°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 55%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 71 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  

Where to go in Ireland in May

Find out more about the weather in Ireland and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Kilkenny, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Kilkenny.

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