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

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Monday was declared the hottest day of the year in the UK. It certainly wasn't the case where we live, as Monday was our coolest June day of this year.Monday's temperature here only managed to reach 20.2°C (68.4°F) which is nothing special for the...

Nearly Planted Up

on Jun 14, 2021

We've made the most of the fine June weather to do some catching up at the allotment. The last week has produced the warmest days of the year. In the end, Wednesday 09th June was the warmest day of the year, so far, with the temperature reaching 26.7...

Creeping Up

on Jun 6, 2021

Saturday became our warmest day of the year as the afternoon temperature reached 24.1°C or 75.4°F.Temperature & Rainfall Records 07-May to 06 June 2021The last week has been a dramatic change from cold wet weather to warm dry weather. We'r...

Will We Catch Up?

on Jun 5, 2021

At long last after 2 months of unseasonably cold temperatures we’ve returned to more average temperatures for the time of year. April was cold and dry and whilst May continued with the cold theme it finished up the wettest May of the last 12 years.

The Damage is Done

on May 29, 2021

Friday wasn't as good as the weather forecast had indicated and during the afternoon we had a sort of misting of rain for most of the afternoon. It was enough to wet the ground but not enough to register on my rain gauge.The perennials have enjoyed t...

May 2021 has become the eighth month since 2010 to have more than 100mm of rain. My weather records stretch back for 137 months and at the moment this May becomes the eighth wettest month with 100.6mm or 4.0in.This May might still be the coldest May...

The rainfall total for May has reached 93.8mm (3.7in) by Friday morning making it the wettest month this year. January had previously held the record with 85mm or 3.4in. This May also became the wettest May I’ve recorded in the last 12 years taking...