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Belgian weather blog March 2006



Date
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1 Continues light to moderate snow showers till 0600 giving a cover of 6 cm with Tmin of -0,5C. Cloudy to partly cloudy with Sc Cu and in afternoon also some small Cb clouds. Towards sunset a broken snow cover of a couple of cm remained. Top Tmax: Koksijde 4,3C, Zaventem had 2,3C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 46 cm, Elsenborn 31 cm, Spa 22 cm, St-Hubert 13 cm, Humain 10 cm, Florennes 8 cm, Beauvechain 7 cm, Brasschaat, Kleine Brogel, Lige & Diepenbeek 4 cm, Zaventem & Charleroi 3 cm, Diest, Deurne & Ukkel 2 cm. A pictorial report of this day can be found here.
2 Tmin -2,6C. Quite sunny with some light snow showers in afternoon, the last one giving a lasting dust on the ground. Top Tmax: Semmerzake 5,1C. Zaventem had 3,5C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 45 cm, Elsenborn 27 cm, Spa 21 cm, St-Hubert 14 cm, Humain 7 cm.
3 Tmin -2,4C. Increasing high & medium cloudiness with slight snow between 1230-1500. Afterwards breakings clouds & becoming cumuliform with a light shower of soft hail around 1845 with these remnants remaining on the ground. Top Tmax: Koksijde 4,5C, Zaventem had 2,5C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 44 cm, Elsenborn 25 cm, Spa 21 cm, St-Hubert 20 cm, Humain 9 cm.
4 Tmin -3,3C. Partly cloudy to cloudy with Cu Sc. A slight snow shower around 1400. Top Tmax: Ostend 5,1C, Zaventem had 4,0C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 43 cm, Elsenborn 25 cm, Spa 22 cm, St-Hubert 20 cm, Humain 9 cm.
5 Partly cloudy night Tmin -2,0C. Top Tmin: Elsenborn -13,7C. Between 0845-1015 a couple of light snow showers with temporary a cover of around 0,5 cm. Afterwards clearing skies with few Cu Sc remaining. In afternoon a couple of slight sleet showers passed by. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 6,1C, Zaventem had 4,9C.  Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 47 cm, Elsenborn 30 cm, Spa & St-Hubert 20 cm, Humain 8 cm.
6 Tmin -0,8C, a slight shower of snow pellets around 0500. From 0900 till 2000 more than half a dozen showers of snow pellets, sleet and large snow flakes passed by, some of them moderate to heavy giving briefly a small cover. One had even a rumble of thunder on board, and more weak thunderstorms were observed over provinces of Antwerp, Brabant & Luxembourg. Top Tmax: Semmerzake 6,4C. Zaventem had 6,0C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 49 cm, Elsenborn 30 cm, Spa & St-Hubert 20 cm, Florennes 10 cm, Humain 8 cm.  
7 Clear night with Tmin -2,4C. Sunny day with Ci & Cu, in afternoon increasing Cs, As & Ac. Light rain drizzle from 2200 on. Top Tmax: Brasschaat & Kleine Brogel 7,1C, Zaventem had 5,9C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 48 cm, Elsenborn 29 cm, St-Hubert 21 cm, Spa 20 cm, Florennes 9 cm, Humain 5 cm.
8 Rain and sleet till 0300. Renewal of rain & drizzle from 0600 till 2300 giving 12 mm. Last snow patches disappeared in my garden. Top Tmax: Koksijde & Ostend 10,4C, Zaventem had 9,9C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 46 cm, Elsenborn 28 cm, St-Hubert 18 cm, Spa 18 cm, Humain 5 cm, Florennes 3 cm.  
9 Intermittent light rain & drizzle between 0100-1500 giving 5 mm. Some nice breaks between 1515-1730. More intermittent light rain from 1800 on. Top Tmax: Chivres 11,2C, Zaventem had 10,8C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 36 cm, Elsenborn 18 cm, Spa 7 cm, St-Hubert 2 cm.
10 Cloudy with Sc, showers from 1230 on, around 1600 with small hail and a rumble of thunder. From 1700 on light rain & drizzle. Total 6 mm. In afternoon some weak thunderstorms did occur over provinces of Brabant, Antwerp, Hainaut and Limbourg. Top Tmax: Chivres 8,5C, Zaventem had 6,5C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 35 cm, Elsenborn 18 cm.
11 Overcast with St Sc, from 0700 on light rain & drizzle, transforming to snow for an hour from 1130 on. Temperature descended to 1C, coming from 4C. After 1545 breaking Cu Sc clouds, but a slight snow shower did occur around 1730 & 1810. Afterwards further clearing skies. Top Tmax: Koksijde 5,1C, Zaventem had 4,0C, all reached in forenoon. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 40 cm, Elsenborn 24 cm, St-Hubert 5 cm, Spa 4 cm.
12 Tmin in garden -6,3C. Quite sunny with during the day a few fair weather Cu. Top Tmin: Elsenborn -10;3C, Mont Rigi -10,2C, Spa 9,7C, St-Hubert -9,4C, Kleine Brogel -8,2C, Buzenol -7,5C, Brasschat -7,3C, Diepenbeek -6,8C. Top Tmax: Ostend 3,3C, Zaventem had 0,5C, lowest Mont Rigi -5,3C & Spa -4,4C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 41 cm, Elsenborn 31 cm, St-Hubert 6 cm, Spa 5 cm.
13 Tmin in garden -7,3C. Sunny with a few Ci clouds. Top Tmin: Elsenborn -17,4C, Mont Rigi -10,5C, St-Hubert -10,0C, Spa 9,8C, Kleine Brogel -9,4C, Brasschaat -9,3C, Dourbes -8,9C,  Florennes, -7,7C, Buzenol, -7,4C, Diepenbeek & Ukkel -7,1C. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 4,4C, Zaventem had -3,2C, lowest value Mont Rigi -2,3C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 36 cm, Elsenborn 23 cm, St-Hubert 5 cm & Spa 4 cm.
14 Tmin in garden -4,8C. Starting sunny with some Ci, in afternoon becoming very cloudy with Ac. Top Tmin: Elsenborn -13,0C, Mont Rigi -8,2C, St-Hubert -7,4C, Spa -7,1C, Brasschaat -6,7C. Top Tmax: Florennes 9,1C, Zaventem had 6,0C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 36 cm, Elsenborn 23 cm, St-Hubert 4 cm & Spa 3 cm.
15 Tmin in garden -1,0C. Lots of cirriform clouds, tempo decreasing during forenoon/early afternoon and completely clearing towards sunset. Top Tmin: Elsenborn -10,2C, St-Hubert -3,5C. Top Tmax: Semmerzake 9,3C, Zaventem had 8,2C. Top Tmax: Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 34 cm, Elsenborn 19 cm, St-Hubert 4 cm & Spa 2 cm.
16 Tmin in garden -2,1C. From 0600 on very Sc cloudy with tempo some gaps during late afternoon. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 4,0C, Zaventem had 3,1C. Top snow depth remained unchanged.
17 Tempo clearing skies between 0130-0300, Tmin in garden -0,9C. Gradually large breaks in forenoon, but becoming scattered to broken with Cu Sc clouds, in afternoon even overcast skies. Top Tmax: Brasschaat 6,2C, Zaventem had 4,7C. Top snow depth remained unchanged.  
18 Clearing skies from 0600 on, Tmin in garden -1,1C. Sunny day with tempo a few fair weather Cu. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 8,9C, Zaventem had 8,1C. Top snow depth remained unchanged.
19 Tmin in garden -1,0C. Stratus and mist came in just after midnight, only clearing from 1300 on. Top Tmax: Elsenborn 10,2C, Zaventem had 6,7C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 30 cm, Elsenborn 14 cm.
20 Tmin in garden 0,2C. Stratus and mist came in after 0100, lifting to Sc from 1000 on and clearing after1400, but then an Ac layer came in from the south. Top Tmax: Elsenborn 13,6C, Zaventem had 8,2C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 25 cm, Elsenborn 12 cm.
21 Tmin in garden 0,9C. Cloudy to very cloudy with Ac As, and during the day also some Sc fields. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 7,9C, Zaventem had 6,2C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 22 cm, Elsenborn 10 cm, Spa 2 cm.
22 Tmin in garden -2,6C. Quite sunny with some Cirrus and especially in the north some Cu Sc cloudiness. Top Tmin: Brasschaat -5,7C. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel 8,6C, Zaventem 6,8C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 22 cm, Elsenborn 10 cm, St-Hubert 2 cm, Spa 1cm.
23 Tmin in garden -3,1C. Sunny with few Cirrus. Top Tmin: Elsenborn -7,9C, Kleine Brogel -5,7C. Top Tmax: Kleine Brogel & Bierset 11,4C. Zaventem had 9,8C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 20 cm, Elsenborn 8 cm.
24 Light rain between 1000-1300 giving 1 mm. Afterwards breaking clouds with a few light rain showers, intensifying during late evening. Top Tmax: Koksijde 16,2C, Zaventem had 13,8C. Top snow depth: Mont Rigi 20 cm, Elsenborn 7 cm. Today some weak thunderstorms did occur over provinces of Luxembourg and West-Vlaanderen.
25-31 Whole period quite unstable, but mostly with very mild temperatures. A smell of Spring came briefly along with on on 28th a top Tmax of 19,2C at Kleine Brogel, (Zaventem had 17,5C). On the 29th a couple of thunderstorms crossed Belgium, afterwards the temperature went back to the normal value of around 12C. In the period of March 25 to April 2, my garden collected 32 mm of rain.

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