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Will Grass Seed Grow in Overcast Weather?

By Elizabeth Knoll ; Updated September 21, 2017
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Grass seed will definitely germinate and grow in cloudy weather as long as the soil temperature is at least 50 degrees Fahrenheit and the soil is consistently moist. Cloudy weather may actually help with germination because the soil will not dry out as quickly.