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A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2d ago

More On That Stratospheric Warming.

Wednesday produced another miserable February day. After a very cold frosty start the day really made no effort to warm up. It wasn't a day for gardening. We had some sleety rain in the afte...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 3d ago

Didn't See This Forecast!

Wednesday wasn't much of day to do any gardening. It was cold and dull all day with the afternoon temperature only managing 5.0°C (41.0°F) which is below average for the middle of February. ...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 5d ago

Not My Idea of a Beautiful Day

A couple of BBC weather presenters commented on Sunday night what a beautiful day Sunday had been. In my mind Sunday hadn't been anything at all like a beautiful day as we'd had frequent sho...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1w ago

A Sudden Stratospheric Warming - Gardeners Beware!

February has got off to a fairly cold start with temperatures generally below average. It's not been exceptionally cold but daytime temperatures haven't managed to live up to what we might e...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1W ago

Better Safe Than Sorry

The forecast for the last few days was for Wednesday morning to be the coldest of the year with temperatures down to -4.0°C or 24.8°F. Temperature & Rainfall Records 05-07 February 2018As it...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1W ago

Frozen Seed Potatoes Maybe?

We had planned a trip to the allotment on Saturday afternoon but the weather was cold, miserable and damp so we decided not to bother. We really could do to harvest a few fresh vegetables th...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2W ago

A Mild January?

After all the predicted snow, which never arrived for us, we finished up with a mild but wet January.January 2010 - 2018 Average Temperature & RainfallThe weather forecasting models have pre...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2W ago

Chitting Potato Decisions

The last day of January is shaping up to be cold and showery., like lots of days this month. It's going to finish up as one of the wettest Januarys I've recorded and nearly all of that rainf...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2W ago

Potato Day

It's been very mild over the last few days considering that it's only the end of January.Temperature & Rainfall Records 23-29 January 2018There's no record breaking high temperature amongst ...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 3W ago

Wettest Day of the Year

The mildest day of the year on Tuesday was followed by the wettest day of the year on Wednesday with 8.8mm or 0.35in of rainfall.Temperature & Rainfall Records 24 January 2018We haven't visi...