widespread frost 11th Jan.. heads up and all that

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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by cordyman » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:05 am

sanatic1234 wrote:I am not saying you can tell by looking at it dave :lol: , that is why i have a thermometer to tell me, what i mean is it would of probably fallen by another 1c at least i was at -2c before 12:30 am last night, i would of been surprised if it had kept at -2c for nearly 10 hours? may be it could of?
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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by sanatic1234 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:22 am

Well there go cordy i may of done yet i may not of done i will have to get one of those garden thermometers that records the low for the whole night, then i nip out in the morning then an know what i got all night, instead of what it was before i went to bed. :)
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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by sanatic1234 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:22 am

Well there go cordy i may of done yet i may not of done i will have to get one of those garden thermometers that records the low for the whole night, then i nip out in the morning then an know what i got all night, instead of what it was before i went to bed. :)
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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by cheshirepalms » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:50 am

Low was 1.2c but everything car level and below was white this morning as the grass was wet all day and still was at dusk last night. Text book ground frost, I only draped fleece over my Canary Island date palm as a safeguard, everything else was left to it.


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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by stephenprudence » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:25 pm

Surprisingly a heavy ground frost this morning but not quite an air frost. Temperature held all night which is quite unusual in these situations.
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USDA equivalent average temperature zone: 9a/RHS zone 3
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Last 5 winter minimums:
2007: -0.1C, 2008: -4.2C, 2009: -5.7C, 2010: -10.5 (record), 2011: -4.9C, 2012: -5.3, 2013: -4.5C (so far)


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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by kata » Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:32 pm

The bin lids were white around 8pm last night,

Very white, very cold this morning.

Just looked at the Basjoo, there was movement before the frost. I know there was because its tip is visible just below the top of the tree guard.
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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by Kristen » Sun Jan 12, 2014 4:21 pm

rufc15lizzie wrote: Anyone from my area know what the temp dropped down to, roughly?
Have a look for a local amateur weatherstation near you on Wunderground?

Pick something that looks reliable - e.g. temperatures don't soar first thing in the morning when the sun hits the sensor!

Or have a look at Wundermap which will show you an animated period from, e.g., 4am to 7am this morning:

LINK Press the PLAY button bottom left :)
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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by kata » Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:27 pm

I like that, not seen it before,

Between 0C and -1 for me.

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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by cordyman » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:31 pm

sanatic1234 wrote:Well there go cordy i may of done yet i may not of done i will have to get one of those garden thermometers that records the low for the whole night, then i nip out in the morning then an know what i got all night, instead of what it was before i went to bed. :)
these do the job and are only £13, can add another wireless sensor on it too icon_thumleft

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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by stephenprudence » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:39 am

Another widespread frost tonight for those in the midlands, and west.

This time it looks more 'hard' than the other frost, and widespread -2 or -3C is certainly possible (away from towns/cities).

Here I'm looking at my first sub -2C of the season so far, despite a western element to the air flow.
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AHS Heat Zone: 1
Last 5 winter minimums:
2007: -0.1C, 2008: -4.2C, 2009: -5.7C, 2010: -10.5 (record), 2011: -4.9C, 2012: -5.3, 2013: -4.5C (so far)


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Post by Dave Brown » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:07 am

No frost here as too windy. Clear skies but low was 4.7C
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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by kata » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:27 am

No frost, rain during the night but sunshine at the moment.

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Post by cordyman » Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:36 pm

No frost and now feels very spring like!!!


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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by sanatic1234 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:15 pm

stephenprudence wrote:Another widespread frost tonight for those in the midlands, and west.

This time it looks more 'hard' than the other frost, and widespread -2 or -3C is certainly possible (away from towns/cities).

Here I'm looking at my first sub -2C of the season so far, despite a western element to the air flow.
I must be escaping that then stephen, according to weather net, i am just above freezing all night. :D
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Re: widespread frost tonight.. heads up and all that

Post by stephenprudence » Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:19 pm

Yes further east may well get away with it this time.

The forecast has revised here too, still widespread frost, but the wind wil carry more of a westerly element, so frost should not be of the 'air' variety, but probably it will drop to circa 2C or maybe 1C.
Heswall, Wirral, UK
USDA equivalent average temperature zone: 9a/RHS zone 3
AHS Heat Zone: 1
Last 5 winter minimums:
2007: -0.1C, 2008: -4.2C, 2009: -5.7C, 2010: -10.5 (record), 2011: -4.9C, 2012: -5.3, 2013: -4.5C (so far)


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