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How Many months a year can your bees fly?

We have a colder climate, 2 to 4 months at best.
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We are in a cooler climate, 3 to 5 months typically.
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We are in a moderate climate, 4 to 6 months on average.
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We live in a warmer climate and get 5 to 7 month long seasons.
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We enjoy a longer season than most, bees fly here 6 to 8 months.
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We have a fairly long season for the bees to fly, averaging 7 to 9 months.
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We have mild weather nearly all year round and our bees fly 8 to 10 months a year.
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We enjoy almost unlimited flight time here, our bees fly 9 to 11 months a year.
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Rarely if ever do our bees cluster, our bees can fly all year long!
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How many months a year do your Bees Fly?
« on: March 03, 2004, 08:42:18 pm »
While working on my 2004 Beekeeping page today, I was doing some quick math and realized that we get nearly 7 months of possible warm weather a year here. That is a very liberal number though, it can be as little as 5 if a late Spring occurs.

Best and worse case scenario , how many months can your bees fly each season? Should be an interesting poll.

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A intresting term, gives a lot of leway.
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2004, 10:32:02 am »
Here the bees seem to fly any time the temps are over 40F just for a potty break. This past year 03 I watched the girls buzzing about on March 22nd then settle back for about 7 days when the temps went into the low 40F with damp air. They were flying yet during a day in Nov 03 when the temp hit 86F, and again one day in January04 when it hit 49F.
 :D Al