Microclimate Data

Every morning, meteorological data are collected from a point close to the centre of the Chelsea Physic Garden. The following tables represent data from 2012-2013. See Annual Weather Records for the previous 10 years for comparison.

Average
Maximun
Air Temp.
(°C)
Average
Minimum
Air Temp.
(°C)
Average
Ground
Temp.
(°C)
Total
Rainfall
(mm)
2013
January  7.58  3.37  3.71  47.30
February   6.84  2.39  2.53  29.60
March  7.12  2.34  2.45  53.40
April  11.82  5.38  6.25  30.30
May  reading n/a  reading n/a  4.07  39.70
June  10.73  6.43  reading n/a  11.40
July  18.25  10.71  reading n/a  26.50
August  11.12  6.35  reading n/a  26.20
September  20.00  11.69 reading n/a  59.00
October  17.50  11.01 reading n/a  61.75
November  6.39  2.80 reading n/a  47.40
December  7.47  1.27 reading n/a  33.40
2012
January  10.50  4.76  4.95  43.50
February   10.31  4.15  reading n/a  7.50
March  15.78  6.21  reading n/a  15.70
April  14.04  6.38  reading n/a  3.91
May   18.86  11.13  reading n/a  26.10
June  20.88  12.47  reading n/a  92.90
July  22.50  14.30  18.75  89.60
August  22.40  14.60  18.90  42.20
September  17.80  9.74  8.18
(n/a 13 days)
 90.80
October  14.42  9.23  10.19  102.80
November  11.71  5.75  6.85  63.70
December  9.51  3.91  1.90
(n/a 8 days)
 154.80

Further information

In addition to this, we have two nitrogen dioxide (NO2) diffusion tubes situated in the garden as a part of the borough-wide air quality survey. One of these is in the centre of the garden, the other is by the Chelsea Embankment gate. For more information on this survey, please visit www.rbkc.gov.uk/environmentalservices/airquality/monitoring.asp

New Garden of Medicinal Plants takes shape – opened April 2014
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