This past week the weather has been ideal – for May, that is. My lovely spinach, cilantro, and lettuce are already bolting : ( The Chinese cabbage and bok choy are long-gone. The outlook is for the warmer than normal temperatures to continue.
It’s not just Oklahoma, as you can see. Aric says Minneapolis has had several 70+ degree days. The city had to close down ice skating on city ponds and lakes early this year, but on the bright side, the warm weather means that Sea Salt opened early.
If you’re interested in this kind of stuff, check out the Interactive Temp Tracker on the Climate Central web site.