admin - Silver Monarch
Joined:28 April 2012
Re: Weird/Bad Weather Thread (Please Put All News About Weather Here)
CM, they're talking about strange smells in Wisconsin too.
We seem to have gone back to not exactly seasonless, but more where the seasons are all blurred and very strange and unpredictable. The North Island keeps getting very bizarre weather events which we never seemed to get before. They've had lots of rain and flooding there recently.
Round here it's been so damp and wet lots of the farmers can't even get the grain harvested. We used to get hot, dry summers - February was particularly hot - but now they're struggling to get grain dry enough to even harvest it. Some have, some haven't - but good grief, it's not far off April and there's still big fields of grain everywhere. I suspect a lot of it is just going to be ruined - unless we suddenly get some hot days, but we seem to be endlessly getting this dismal, damp, cloudy, rainy weather. I hate it.
It's very cold for March too. I feel like we came through Winter, only got a few hot days of Summer and have more or less gone right back into Winter.
Some people are talking about whether they'll even risk trying to grow berries, tomatoes and grain any more. They all really need periods of HEAT which we once took for granted. Now the heat is often just not showing up...