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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Well, we didn’t get any snow on Sunday. I have to admit that by Saturday morning the weather models had adjusted their predictions of where snow was to fall on Sunday and we were unlikely to get either snow or rain. That turned out to be the case.

It's Here

on Dec 8, 2017

As forecast the colder weather has arrived as you can see from the temperature chart. The wind chill effect makes it feel even colder.Temperature, Wind Chill & Rainfall Records 06-08 December 2017That spell of rain that shows up on the chart arou...

Storm Caroline

on Dec 7, 2017

Caroline passed through on Wednesday night and Thursday morning giving us nothing more than a typically windy December night with no particularly strong gusts of wind. However, following a few heavy showers as it got light on Thursday morning the tem...

Before the Cold Spell

on Dec 5, 2017

There’s not much to report on the weather front at the moment. The last couple of days have been pretty decent with around average temperatures. Temperature & Rainfall Records 02-04 December 2017However, things are set to change as first,...

Dahlias Saved

on Dec 4, 2017

Considering the time of year Sunday wasn't a bad day. After a bit of a cloudy start the sun broke through to give us some decent sunny spells and it was reasonably mild for December. We decided on an afternoon trip to the plot to lift our dahlia tube...

It's Warmed Up A Bit

on Dec 3, 2017

The start of meteorological winter has brought some slightly milder weather with it for a few days. Although last month had some cold days it also had some very mild days for November and at the end of the month these balanced one another out and the...

It's definitely been a bit on the cold side over the last few days almost like winter has arrived a little bit early. It's been cold enough to put us off visiting the plot. On Thursday the temperature barely made it above freezing and combined with a...