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



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The forecast was correct and a dull Friday morning turned in a bright sunny afternoon as a band of drizzly rain passed through with the cooler sunnier weather following on behind.Back in September I was busy lifting our potatoes and at the time I pos...

A Tale of Two Hostas

on Nov 16, 2017

After a couple of colder days the weather turned milder for  Tuesday and Wednesday although it's forecast to turn colder again by the end of the week. This year we tried some Slug Gone wool pellets to try and control the slugs. As these pel...

Frosted

on Nov 14, 2017

The last couple of days have been on the cold side. We haven't had any night time frosts but the daytime temperatures have struggled to reach 8.0°C or 46.0°F. Not that this is unusual, it's what we should expect in the middle of November.We managed...

The last week hasn’t been too bad as we’ve had no gale force winds, only some light rain and a couple of nice sunny days. We have had a couple of cold mornings and our first frost of autumn.Temperature & Rainfall Details 04-10 November 2017We...

Tuesday was the classic day where the forecast is for a band of rain to sweep through with colder weather following on behind it. Yesterday's temperature and rainfall chart shows the details.Temperature and Rainfall Records for 07 November 2017The da...

First Below Zero

on Nov 6, 2017

Monday morning saw the temperature fall below 0°C (32°F) for the first time this autumn as thermometer recorded -0.3°C or 31.5°F.Temperature Record for 06 November 2017It's not unusual for this to happen in the first week of November. Over the la...

Dangerous Compost

on Nov 4, 2017

November's weather has started off a bit none descript. Friday wasn’t a particularly nice day but given that it’s November I shouldn’t complain. It was a dull, calm but mild day so we decided on an afternoon trip to the allotment.I’m sure you...