13th Oct - Cold night and 1st season's grass frost

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13th Oct - Cold night and 1st season's grass frost

Postby Nick Gardner » 2015 Oct 13, 18:20

Temperature dropped to 2.4°C last night and there was the first grass frost of the season with -0.3°C.

This is the joint earliest grass frost with 2009 & 2010.

Earliest grass frosts:
2014 = 4th November (-0.1°C)
2013 = 13th November (-2.0°C)
2012 = 14th October (-0.3°C)
2011 = 23rd November (-1.6°C)
2010 = 13th October (-0.2°C)
2009 = 13th October (-0.2°C)
2008 = 28th October (-2.0°C).
Near Newton Poppleford, Sidmouth - Devon
50:41N 3:17 W; 20 metres AMSL; Station Grade B-BAAA37
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Re: 13th Oct - Cold night and 1st season's grass frost

Postby Richard Hunt » 2015 Oct 24, 19:35

My first ground frost of the season on the morning of the 23rd with a grass minimum of -0.5c.
COL Station: 25020.

Watson W-8681 AWS. Standard Stevenson Screen. Maximum and Minimum screen thermometers. Grass minimum thermometer.
5" Copper standard rain gauge. Roof mounted annemometer.
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Location: Hornsea, East Yorkshire. 10m AMSL

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