Green Lane Allotments Weather Diary

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Country:United Kingdom
Location:West Yorkshire

Weather information gathered from a weather station in our garden and how the weather affect our gardening activities and our plants

Latest Blog Posts

What Storms!

on Jul 20, 2017

Social media and newspapers have been full of stories of potential and actual thunderstorms all around the country. Some places have suffered flash flooding. So, it was with bated breath that we awaited our turn. We didn't want the flash flooding or...

Blue Sky All Day

on Jul 18, 2017

Tuesday was a lovely summer's day with blue skies from dawn until dusk and pretty warm in the afternoon as the temperature made it up to 25.8°C or 78.4°F.On Sunday we made some provisional plans for sowing some carrots and Pak Choi. One small bed w...

Still No Rain

on Jul 17, 2017

It's been a few days since I last did a blog post. The weather hasn't been very exciting, some sunny days and some cloudy, with around average temperatures for the middle of July. The only thing we haven't had is any decent rainfall.Rainfall Record L...

Coldest July Day?

on Jul 12, 2017

Tuesday's weather didn't delivery on the rainfall front as despite another seemingly wet day we finished up with just 5.0mm (0.2in) of rainfall nothing like as much as was suggested in the forecast. Still, I suppose it's better than nothing but I don...

I wouldn't normally say that I like the look of a weather forecast that's for a thoroughly wet day but the garden and allotment really need a good soaking. Maybe today they will get one. a lovely sunny weekend Monday tur...

Saturday was a perfect summer's day, sunny and pleasantly warm but not too hot. A day for a bit of steady harvesting and photography on the plot.Most strenuous job of the afternoon was lifting a few potatoes.Followed by a coffee break.Here's an early...

Hot and Sultry

on Jul 7, 2017

The weather forecast was correct for Thursday as it turned out to be hot and sultry as the temperature reached 28.4°C (83.1°F) in the afternoon. The afternoon had the feeling that a storm was brewing up.Temperature & Solar Radiation Records for...