Welcome to the 32nd consecutive quarterly newsletter. It is also the 47th issue since the newsletter was started.
Weather and season
2010 was colder, drier and sunnier than average in most areas. 2010 was ranked the 12th coldest year in the previous 100 years. December was the coldest in over 100 years, with mean temperatures 5ºC below the 1971 – 2000 average. It came as a pleasant surprise that the first quarter of this year has been relatively mild.