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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I’m not sure why this year has been any different but for the first time in quite a few years we’ve actually managed to get all our winter digging done. The weather has been very good this year but I can’t convince myself that that’s why...

A Let Off

on Nov 13, 2018

We hadn’t visited the plot for a week as we’d been busy with other things. At the end of last week we had a visit to Potteric Carr and had a walk around the nature reserve.Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - Potteric Carr Nature ReserveThen on Saturday I...

So far the settled weather conditions that we've enjoyed ever since last May and which brought us a hot dry summer have continued into autumn. However, there seems to be a chance that this is coming to an end with wet and windy weather arriving in of...

With the weather forecast for wet and windy conditions over the weekend I thought it would be a good idea to lift our dahlia tubers. All the foliage had been blackened by the frosts last week. We haven’t had any rain to speak of for a couple of wee...

October ended with some cold frosty nights which meant that despite a reasonably mild start to the month the average temperature for October finished a little bit below average.Average October Temperatures 2010 - 2018For us it resulted in the earlies...

Coldest October Day

on Oct 30, 2018

After that bitterly cold start on Monday morning it went on to become our coldest October day in 8 years with an average daily temperature of 2.4°C (36.3°F) taking over from 25 October 2010 when the average was 4.2°C or 39.6°F.Temperature Record...

I've had my weather station since 2010 and during that time it's never recorded a temperature below 0°C or 32°F in October. It's been close on a couple of occasions, 0.2°C (32.4°F) on 25 October 2010 the nearest to freezing, then 0.6°C and 0.7°...