Sunday, 27 March 2011

Soil temperature

Apologies for the cluttered chart below but I thought this was an interesting development.

The weather data show soil temperature are currently behind on last year with the trend line predicting mid April before hitting 4-5 degrees.

Obviously this will change as solar radiation warms up the dark soil much quicker and this data is only for central Ukraine but interesting none the less.

Worth bearing in mind as farmers are rushing to get fertiliser on and the first spring crops sown.