End of December round up
Compare with last year.
Weather for December 2020
The average temperature was 4.3C with a minimum of -2.9C and maximum of 12.0C. Last year the average was 4.7C, so it was about the same as last year. There was 73mm of rain, whereas last year there was 28mm.
There were 6 days, when the temperature dropped below zero. Last year there were 9 days.
Flowering during the month
The tender Cyclamen that survived last winter has flowered again but not the great mass of flowers it had last year.
The Cyclamen coum are starting to flower.
The first one - Helleborus niger 'Mont blanc' - is already flowering.
The second - Helleborus × hybridus 'Christmas spirit' - is sending up buds before the leaves develop.