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Forecast for May Day weekend?

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hillbilly Mon 22-Apr-13 13:27:10

OYBBK of course this is directed to you (and anyone else!).....we are hoping to camp in Buckinghamshire and I have everything crossed for dry weather. What's the chance of that?

leesmum Tue 07-May-13 21:49:10

Does that mean this weekend will be bobbins for Ds1's holy communion on sun? Never mind we can still drink wine indoors wink

digerd Tue 07-May-13 21:30:53

Oh NO!! Not drastically cooler. Just put my winter fleece trousers away and brought out my summer velour ones. < but still got my thermal long johns on> . And been wearing my summer light jackets.angry

It was lovely today, just right for me. But after filling up my pond a few days ago, noticed yesterday the pump has suddenly stopped working sad

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 07-May-13 16:37:18


We need rain too, but unfortunately for those who want it in the south east and eastern england, it looks like the more useful rain will stay to the west of us. You may see some showers or patchy rain tomorrow but at the moment your best bet is for thursday night I think.

fraid things cool off drastically tomorrow sad

digerd Tue 07-May-13 09:27:39

Brilliant -

digerd Tue 07-May-13 09:25:59

rilliant prediction as bang on +7 last night. Warm and sunny today.

We do still need rain for the garden, though. During the night will be finesmile

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-May-13 22:23:32

Don't worry GFS does tend to go too low on these night time minima.

PeneloPeePitstop Mon 06-May-13 21:51:36

It was Netweather.

digerd Mon 06-May-13 21:39:31

Had a lovely warm sunny day today and + 10 minimum temp last night.

What is this about only +3 tonight? confused Turned my heating off couple of days ago < it only came on for a short while in the mornings anyway>
15 atm S.Herts.

PeneloPeePitstop Mon 06-May-13 21:29:36

Overnight. Lovely autocorrect!

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-May-13 21:28:56

Obligation? Do you mean overnight? grin where did you get that temp from? I think that a min of around 7c is prob the worst you will see.

However, gales on weds thurs. your plants may need staking!!!

PeneloPeePitstop Mon 06-May-13 20:37:18

Forecast giving 3 degrees for obligation, is that right? (Sussex)

Shoud I protect my tomatoes?

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 05-May-13 21:10:22

There will be some cloud around tomorrow but in general I think more sun than cloud.

leesmum Sun 05-May-13 17:45:23

Same here Kitten, not seen the sun at all today, am hoping to need my factor 50 tomorrow wink

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 05-May-13 12:58:56

More clouds than blue sky here. Not unexpected but I wish they would go away!

digerd Sun 05-May-13 10:06:07

Just got back from dog walk. In the sun it was very warm with a fresh breeze. More white clouds arriving from the east though.
But is lovely this morningsmile

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 05-May-13 08:17:56

It will warm up again through today and tomorrow smile

digerd Sun 05-May-13 06:43:38


The rain did stop and it became sunny again, but air was cooler.
Last night colder again at +4, but sunny atm.

41notTrendy Sat 04-May-13 19:46:09

Beautiful evening here in Notts. smile

digerd Sat 04-May-13 13:01:51

Sun come out again now. smile

digerd Sat 04-May-13 12:58:42

Just looked out and the sky has developed some blue patches and lighter ones, so in respite at the moment. Temp plummeted from 15 to 12 in 30 minutes. It was 19 at 10.36

BackforGood Sat 04-May-13 12:49:51

All mine are on various camps this weekend.
I persuaded all of them to take sun hats and sun cream and shorts.

We've had lots of HEAVY showers, ( admitedly inbetween sunny spells) here all morning blush


digerd Sat 04-May-13 12:46:31

But the heating has stayed OFF - hooray. smile

digerd Sat 04-May-13 12:45:08

And if it is the same at 3pm, no doggie walks in this. It was fine this morning if a bit chilly with no sun.

digerd Sat 04-May-13 12:36:20


At the moment it is thunder and lightening and pouring down.
Good for the garden but those poor campers sad

OhYouBadBadKitten Sat 04-May-13 11:08:04

Oops re the pond! Mine needs refilling too, but hopefully without the garden flooding!

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