grass temperature

grass temperature

[′gras ‚tem·prə·chər]
(meteorology)
The temperature registered by a thermometer with its bulb at the level of the tops of the blades of grass in short turf.
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This is the lowest grass temperature recorded at the site in six years.
Grass temperatures in the sun are cooler than a solid walk.
A total of 44 air frosts and 93 ground frosts gripped Coventry through the year with grass temperatures falling to minus 7.1C on March 5.