02 April 2013

Phenological update


The dog and I were caught in a snow squall when we went for our early-morning walk today. The lake you can (sort of) see behind him in this photo is still frozen. That's the first time in the six years we've been here that it has still been frozen in April.

Last year my daffodils were in flower on March 20th. At the moment they look like this:


 I think it might be a new record in the opposite direction in 2013!

2 comments:

Helen said...

It's hard to tell what "normal" is anymore with regard to the weather -- which, I guess, is what "normal" has become.

Lucy Corrander at Loose and Leafy said...

Here too, it's non-stop records. We've just had the coldest March.