Lincoln villagers were rubbing their eyes in disbelief as they were showered with large hail stones on May 5.
The unexpected thunderstorm over the city and surrounding areas released a sheet of mint-imperial-like stones, causing local people to reach for their cameras.
Unseasonable bad weather fell as the county endured a cold, wet and windy start to May.
People in Cherry Willingham and Wragby contacted The Lincolnite as they watched in amazement.
Joe Young in Wragby filmed the downpour. He said: “It lasted about 30 minutes. The biggest were about the size of a penny.”
Louise Budgen picked up grape-sized stones during a chilly training session at Lincoln Rugby Club in Nettleham.