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



Autumn Clearing Jobs

on Sep 11, 2018

I'm not sure whether it's me or not but autumn seems to be well underway this year. The weather has turned cool for early September, although we are still awaiting some prolonged wet weather. At the allotment we're well into clearing beds of their su...

The Wait Goes On!

on Sep 7, 2018

Harvesting on the plot is slowing down and the regularity of our visits are slowing down too. The start of September has brought with it some much cooler weather but so far no "proper rain". However, as the temperature cools the crops that are still...

End of a Hot Summer

on Sep 4, 2018

September heralds the start of meteorological autumn and brings to an end a very hot and dry summer in our part of the world. The heat hasn't been the main problem for us, rather the lack of rainfall, as this summer finishes up as the hottest and dri...

August began with lovely hot sunny weather but that certainly hasn't lasted and the last week or so has had a distinctly autumnal feel about it. Early on Thursday morning the temperature dipped down to 6.4°C (43.5°F) making it a very chilly start t...

I'm to Blame

on Aug 27, 2018

It was only on Friday that I posted that it was absolutely ages since we'd had a thoroughly wet day and then a couple of days later one comes along. To make matters worse it's waited for a holiday weekend.  Temperature & Rainfall Records 01-...

Not for the first time this summer we've got caught in some rain at the allotment. In fact it was the second time this week. It's a long time now since we had what I'd call a thoroughly wet day. I imagine it was sometime back in April, when it seemed...

The rainfall last Monday was most welcome but since then it's been dry. Not only that we've had a blustery wind and some sunny spells most days which has soon dried out the ground. So it's been necessary to resume watering duties.  Temperature &...