Green Lane Allotments Weather Diary

Blog URL:http://ossettweather.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:weather, gardening, data, charts, weather station, England, Wakefield
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



After a pleasant warm start to August, the weather over the last week has deteriorated rapidly. The warmer weather has disappeared to be replaced by much cooler, wet and windy weather. Last Saturday wind speeds reached 27mph, only the second time in...

A Stormy Weekend

on Aug 12, 2019

The forecast promised a stormy weekend and that's what we had. Saturday saw the worst of the storm with gale force winds developing on Saturday afternoon and lasting well into the evening.Temperature & High Wind Speed Records 09-11 August 2019The...

What's This?

on Aug 9, 2019

I do my best to try and label up all our vegetables from when they are first sown to when they're planted out in the allotment. However, every now and again things do go wrong especially in the hectic planting out periods.Imagine my surprise then whe...

Funny Month July

on Aug 3, 2019

July turned out to be an odd month both weather and gardening wise. For the first couple of weeks July was on the cool side. On the allotment the more tender plants such as beans and squashes struggled to grow. Not only were the conditions cool but a...

What A Week!

on Jul 29, 2019

Saturday became our wettest day of the year but it didn't hold on to its record for very long as Sunday took over the record with 18.2mm or 0.72in.Temperature & Rainfall Records 23-29 July 2019I have to admit that as we had that record breaking h...

The exceptional heat of Thursday disappeared through Friday to be replaced by something resembling autumn on Saturday and it is continuing into Sunday morning.Temperature & Rainfall Records 25-27 July 2019 The temperature for most of Saturday h...

There was no doubt about it, Thursday smashed my 10 year hottest day temperature into smithereens. The previous high of 33.1°C (91.2°F) set on 01 July 2015 was easily surpassed as the thermometer rocketed to 35.7°C or 96.3°F.Highest Temperature C...