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Thermal growing season in central England

The growing season is the period of time each year during which plants can grow.

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Summary report on the change of thermal growing season in central England

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Data on thermal growing seasons

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Details

This publication provides data on the change of thermal growing season in central England.

The length of a thermal growing season is the longest period within a year that meets the following requirements:

  • begins at the start of a period of five successive days where the daily-average temperature is greater than 5.0°C
  • ends on the day before of a period of five successive days when the daily-average temperature is less than 5.0°C

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Published 1 March 2012
Last updated 28 January 2013 + show all updates
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