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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It seems ages ago now but it was only just over a week ago when it was too hot to do any gardening. Now our greenhouse has gone from needing watering twice a day to watering every couple of days. The temperature’s dropped considerably and it feels...

A Potato Blunder!

on Jun 29, 2020

It’s been a variable week with some very hot days in the middle of the week before ending the week with some cool, showery and windy conditions. In the middle of the week it was a bit too hot to do much gardening. Wednesday became our hottest day o...

Wednesday took over as the hottest day of the year when the temperature made it to 29.9°C (85.8°F) late into the afternoon. It became the 16th hottest day I've recorded.Top Twenty Hottest Days 2010 - DateIt took over the record this year from 20th...

Scorcher Incoming

on Jun 23, 2020

The next few days are set to be hot with the afternoon temperatures expected to get towards the 30°C  (86.0°F) mark. Our highest temperature of the year so far is 29.3°C (84.7°F) on the 20 May.It might be a little bit too hot to do anything...

For a few days last week, the forecast was for thunderstorms during the late afternoon and evening with associated heavy showers. However, apart from one very short sharp shower on Wednesday night, they were all further west and missed usTemperature...

Dull and Wet

on Jun 13, 2020

Friday was a miserable day by any standards. It rained for most of the day putting any gardening activities on hold.Rainfall & Temperature Records 12 June 2020By the end of the day, we'd had 13.8mm (0.54in) of rainfall making it our wettest day s...

Apart from the first couple of days, it's been a cold start to June. Over the last few years, only 2012 has got off to a colder start than this year.June Rolling Average Temperatures - 2010 - 2020I had to look twice at the overnight low for 09 June w...