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Easter Holiday weather thread.

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OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 27-Mar-14 13:41:23

Will we have wall to wall sunshine or will we be digging Easter eggs out of snow drifts?

At the moment GFS goes up to Sat 12th April, so Easter weekend is not quite in the picture. However the first week of many peoples school hols (sat 5th April on) looks like a very typical April set up. Lots of showers, but some sunshine and temps into the low to mid teens.

At the end of that week into the next one (Easter Week) I'm not convinced there will be a sudden warm up -southern Europe doesnt seem very warm for that time of year, but there are some more promising temps building up in Eastern europe.

That is one model, a long way off yet. Thread will be updated.....

funkybuddah Fri 18-Apr-14 16:04:16

OYBBK I know a) this isnt easter and b) its 3 weeks away but how soon would there bea reliable look at what the weather is like overnight 10th may into 11th may?

JuniperTisane Fri 18-Apr-14 16:15:12

Nice but a bit chilly today at Bedgebury Pinetum. We've swapped Easter day for saturday so we can throw all the children outside in PILs garden, I cannot contemplate 4 boys from baby/toddler to teenage rampaging around their home indoors all afternoon shock

digerd Fri 18-Apr-14 16:27:51

We had a chilly strongish northerly wind but sunny apart from a couple of hours over lunch-time.
Clouded over again now and 14 degrees. Good weather for gardening thoughsmile

digerd Fri 18-Apr-14 16:32:26

oops - sun out again, I shall have to water the pots again.

Sparklingbrook Fri 18-Apr-14 16:53:13

It's sunny but cold here in Worcestershire. V disappointing. sad

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 18-Apr-14 21:22:42

Funky, I'd start prodding me at around 1st May.

Lots of rain around Sunday in the south, esp the south east. Bit sad about that.

digerd Sat 19-Apr-14 14:30:06

Been sunny, if cool when the sun goes in, all day. tomorrow is supposed to be wet until 6pm and then sunny, then wet then at midnight it becomes mostly clear confused.
Trying to get most of the gardening done today hmm. Strange how the long handled pruners are getting heavier every year sad

digerd Sun 20-Apr-14 08:10:17

No rain and sky now brightening up with some hazy sunshine. 9 degrees only though.

GloriaSmud Sun 20-Apr-14 09:23:33

After a beautiful week last week (on holiday in Dawlish), 'tis a bit dull, miserable here (Leicester) and a not too warm 8.6C.
Happy Easter everyone tbusmile

digerd Sun 20-Apr-14 09:54:29

Just noticed it has been drizzling . 12 degrees atm. And still a northerly wind.
Happy Eastertbusmile

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 20-Apr-14 13:28:06

Happy Easter smile

We had a brief thunderstorm grin

digerd Sun 20-Apr-14 15:52:18

just noticed steady light rain now. 12.8 degrees . Odd that my heating has not gone off today and I feel colder than ever indoors despite wearing an extra layerconfused.

digerd Mon 21-Apr-14 11:08:25

Warm and sunny allday sofar. 39.8 in the sungrin and no wind.

SpottyTeacakes Tue 22-Apr-14 22:06:15

Why am I so hot?! It's too hot to go under the duvet angry

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 22-Apr-14 22:10:04

Hot? I'm frozen wrapped in my dressing gown and with a huge cat on top.
I'd go to bed but that requires moving.

SpottyTeacakes Wed 23-Apr-14 06:38:04

I'm still hot! Maybe I'm having issues! It doesn't help that there's a 3yo hot water bottle in my bed hmm

GloriaSmud Sat 26-Apr-14 08:47:03

After a miserable day yesterday (first dull, wet day for a while), it's just started getting brighter and looks like we might be in for a sunny spell or two (Leicester ~ 10.6C)

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