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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Frost Free February?

on Feb 25, 2017

It is just possible that we might get a frost free February.  More accurately I should say a February without the temperature falling below 0°C or 32°F. It will be the first time this has happened in my seven years of weather recording.Tempera...

Missed Us

on Feb 24, 2017

Storm Doris came and went and we certainly missed the worst of the storm. Luckily for us the worst of the storm passed to the south of us.Temperature, Rainfall & High Wind Speed Records 21-23 February 2017We didn't escape without any gale force w...

We're waiting for "Doris" to arrive over the next few hours on Thursday. We've already had some gale force winds this week which for the second time in a couple of days toppled our bird feeding station.Normally the tops of the bird feeder come off as...

The month began with average or slightly below average temperature but for the last week or more it's been very mild for late February. Our main crop seed potatoes went into the garage in a paper sack to keep them in the cold and dark to stop them sp...

As widely forecast Monday became our mildest day of the year so far as the temperature reached 14.2°C or 57.6F.Temperature (red), Wind Chill (blue) and High Wind Speed (purple) Records for 20 February 2017However, it's best not to judge a day by tem...

We took advantage of a mild weekend to get some more sorting out done on the allotment. I think that anything we get done now is a bonus. It's a sort of free time to get work done as there are no other jobs that need to take priority such as planting...

Smoke and Snowdrops

on Feb 19, 2017

Saturday became our new mildest day of the year as the thermometer hit 13.3°C or 55.9°F.Temperature & Rainfall Records 16-18 February 2017We are in a mild spell of weather for February. After our cold, wet and windy day out on Thursday, we felt...