Green Lane Allotments Weather Diary

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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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Coldest Day in 2016

on Dec 6, 2016

Monday remained cold and foggy all day. It gave us our coldest average daily temperature of 2016 with only 0.2°C (32.4°F) taking over the record set last Tuesday 29 November when the average temperature was 0.6°C or 33.1°F.For the record the high...

We've had about a week of milder weather with temperatures around or a little above average. We seemed to be in the minority on Sunday as we started the day mildish missing out on the keen overnight frost that affected most of the UK.Temperature &...

Parsnip Surprise

on Dec 4, 2016

I suppose Saturday was a fairly typical December day. It remained cloudy all day with the temperature a fraction below what we might expect in early December reaching a high of 6.5°C or 43.7°F.In May when our parsnip seeds Gladiator were germinatin...

Allotment Black Gold

on Dec 3, 2016

I'm not sure I remember seeing the forecast that suggested the first couple of days of December would be milder nor can I remember seeing the forecast that said it would rain on Friday.We were in need of a few fresh root vegetables so we decided on a...

December is the beginning of meteorological winter but to be honest it feels like winter started a few weeks ago. Thursday though wasn't a bad start to December and compared to recently it was milder. The average  monthly temperature for this No...

The thermometer suggests that Wednesday wasn't as cold as Tuesday but with a stiff breeze it didn't feel any warmer outside. I couldn't resist this snap of one of our local cats looking for some rays of sunshine and warmth as it sat precariously on t...

Coldest This Year

on Nov 30, 2016

Tuesday was a lovely sunny day following on from a bitterly cold start. Even in the sunshine the temperature only managed to reach 5.1°C (41.2°F). Our average temperature for the day was 0.6°C  (33.1°F) the coldest in 2016 taking the place o...