Soil temperatures remain stable

Published 26 March 15

Grass growth conditions are slowly improving, with daily soil temperatures averaging 6.1oC across HGCA’s 27 monitoring sites over the last two weeks. Despite the recent spell of good weather, temperatures have remained relatively stable over the two weeks in most regions (Figure 1). In contrast, soil temperatures in the South West continue to rise averaging 8.8oC in the last five days.

 

Figure 1: Daily soil temperatures over the last two weeks (Data from 27 HGCA monitoring station).

Soil temperatures 27 March