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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Friday became our hottest day of the year as the temperature reached 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the middle of the afternoon.Temperature records for 2022Read more.. Copyright: Original post from A Gardener's Weather Diary http://ossettweather.blogspot.co...

A cold start to June

on Jun 6, 2022

It’s the first time in 10 years that the average temperature for the first 5 days of June has been colour-coded blue on my monthly chart. However, it’s not the coldest start to the month as that record is still held by 2012. The average temperatu...

on May 16, 2022

Last Saturday became our warmest day of the year with the temperature reaching a very pleasant 24.9°C or 76.8°F. However, it turned out to be a one day wonder rather than the beginning of a heatwave.Temperature and rainfall records May 2022Read mor...

It’s been quite a while since we had a proper wet day. By that, I mean enough to penetrate into the soil rather than just wet the surface. In my mind, I reckon about 10mm or a little under half an inch in a day is the amount we need. The last time...

Big cover up

on Apr 27, 2022

When I last looked a couple of days ago the forecasts didn’t suggest we would be getting any frosts over the next few days. However, I noticed this morning that had changed and a frost was now forecast for Thursday morning.Read more.. Copyright:...

I usually sow our tomato seeds at the beginning of April. This year was no different as I sowed our seeds on 08 April. We don’t have any heating at all in our greenhouse so in order to get quick germination the seeds are placed under a growlight si...

We had some lovely mild sunny days towards the end of March giving us the warmest day of the year so far as the temperature reached 19.7°C or 67.5°F. However, it was just to fool us into thinking that spring had arrived as this week winter has cert...