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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Somehow I feel I should be writing a blog post about a wettest or coldest June I've recorded but amazingly that isn't the case. As far as I can tell other parts of the country have had far more rain than we have and we've had plenty.Temperature &...

Adjusting For The Rain

on Jun 11, 2019

We've had a decent amount of rain over the last week. So far we haven't had any of the torrential rainfall that has occurred in some places. Our rainfall amount so far in June amounts to 40.0mm (1.57in) but there's lots more to come if the forecast i...

Dry Spell Over?

on Jun 9, 2019

It rained for most of the day on Friday and Saturday putting gardening activities on hold.Temperature & Rainfall Data 07-09 June 2019There's no doubting that we badly needed some decent rainfall for the garden and allotment so I can't complain ab...

Rain was forecast for the middle of the afternoon but, to be honest, so much rain has been forecast only for it to remain dry nothing could be taken for certain. Our runner beans and climbing French beans were ready for planting out and so we decided...

The weekend didn't live up to its billing when it was predicted that Sunday would be our hottest day of the year. It wasn't and that hottest day of the year now stretches back to 24 April when the temperature reached 24.6°C or 76.3°F.Temperature Re...

It seems quite a while ago now since we had what I would call a proper wet day. The forecast for the last week or so has been correct in predicting showers. The trouble is by their nature they're hit and miss and I think in general we've been pretty...

The early hours of Wednesday morning produced the coldest late May temperature I've recorded in the last 10 years. Temperature Records 27-29 May 2019It's soon warmed up and you'd never known that we'd had such a cold early morning with the tempe...