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STRAWBERRY AND VEGETABLE FIELD LABORATORY
DOVER, FLORIDA


Mimeo Report SVL71-1


August, 1970


1969 CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT

E. E. Albregts and C. M. Howard]


This report summarizes the weather data from the Strawberry and
Vegetable Field Laboratory for 1969 and for the 41 year period from 1929
through 1969.

The present weather station is located seven miles west of Plant City.
Until November of 1963 the weather station was located at Springhead, about
three miles southeast of Plant City, All moisture observations were made
at 8 a. m. each day and represent the previous 24 hour period. The tempera-
ture data are the recorded high and low for that day from twelve midnight
to the following twelve midnight.

Pages 2 through 13 have the daily maximum, minimum, and mean
temperature and rainfall for 1969. Also included on these pages are the
daily records for the 41 year means, the highest and lowest recorded
temperature, and the year these extremes occurred. The monthly means and
extremes for the last 15 and the last 41 years are on page 14. The monthly
rainfall means and extremes are recorded on page 15.


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Assistant Soils Chemist and Assistant Plant Pathologist


Data compiled by Ann Turgeau


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TEMPERATURE (F) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avr. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)

Jan. 1 61 58 59.5 61.47 83 1947/67 36 1949
2 62 35 48.5 60.94 86 1967 31 1963
3 70 40 55.0 61.52 84 1937/67 30 1964
4 61 56 58.5 60.89 2.05 88 1937 33 1961/62
5 49 44 46.5 61.73 85 1937 33 1962
6 62 44 53.0 61.66 85 1936 34 1967
7 65 36 50.5 61.26 84 1936/47 35 1931
8 68 40 54.0 60.07 85 1937 31 1958
9 78 48 63.0 59.33 81 1936/37 27 1958
10 66 56 61.0 58.88 84 1937 30 1959
11 66 52 59.0 58.64 0.21 82 1929/39 26 1959
12 64 45 54.5 59.43 82 1939/46/47 28 1959
13 66 40 53.0 60.03 85 1932 29 1962
14 66 40 53.0 59.38 84 1937/47 28 1955/64
15 68 40 54.0 59.21 84 1937/47 28 1964
16 70 45 57.5 59.65 85 1947 34 1948
17 70 48 59.0 59.46 84 1943 28 1959
18 78 55 66.5 61.21 87 1937 26 1965
19 70 58 64.0 60.72 0.12 87 1937 28 1959
20 70 60 65.0 60.18 85 1929/37/47 30 1939
21 70 53 61.5 60.99 84 1937 30 1960
22 74 49 61.5 60.63 86 1937 25 1961
23 80 53 66.5 61.03 83 1929/37 28 1960
24 78 52 65.0 61.55 85 1937 26 1960
25 64 58 61.0 60.24 0.20 86 1929/37 30 1940
26 69 42 55.5 60.74 84 1967 29 1968
27 74 54 64.0 60.86 84 1932 26 1940
28 76 56 66.0 59.27 84 1957 22 1940
29 74 56 65.0 59.22 85 1932/57 21 1940
30 76 54 65.0 59.84 87 1932 27 1966
31 79 50 64.5 59.56 89 1951 23 1966

Avg. 09.2 48.9 59.05 60.17*Total 2.58


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


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TEMPERATURE (OF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Mm. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)

Feb. 1 80 53 66.5 60.13 86 1941 31 1936
2 79 52 65.5 60.03 83 1950 28 1945
3 74 59 66.5 60.59 82 1932/39/50/57 30 1935
4 55 42 48.5 60.59 84 1932 28 1958
5 66 30 48.0 59.83 85 1943 27 1958
6 71 40 55.0 61.62 82 1932/39/57 28 1947/66
7 77 59 68.0 61.68 0.07 84 1949 36 1968
8 74 57 65.5 60.23 86 1949 34 1952/68
9 62 56 59.0 60.57 0.62 88 1949 30 1968
10 65 39 52.0 62.18 87 1932 34 1947/68
11 70 43 56.5 61.21 87 1932 31 1947
12 71 53 62.0 61.35 88 1935 32 1964
13 65 46 55.5 61.49 88 1935 29 1958
14 70 44 57.0 62.03 88 1935 26 1958
15 66 61 63.5 62.31 87 1932 27 1943
16 63 56 59.5 62.87 1.45 87 1949 27 1943
17 52 44 48.0 63.05 85 1932/33/44 29 1958
18 55 40 47.5 63.51 85 1932/62 27 1958
19 58 36 47.0 63.43 87 1933/49 29 1958
20 67 35 51.0 62.99 86 1929/62 32 1960
21 67 47 57.0 62.20 87 1929 30 1958
22 70 50 60.0 62.07 87 1932 38 1958
23 72 60 66.0 61.81 87 1962 35 1939
24 66 50 58.0 62.92 87 1962 32 1964
25 66 39 52.5 62.42 88 1962 29 1967
26 67 36 51.5 62.21 87 1929/62 26 1967
27 70 36 53.0 61.45 90 1939 33 1963
28 76 41 58.5 62.66 86 1939/44/62 31 1943

Avg. 67.2 46.6 57.11 61.77*Total 2.14


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969)




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TEMPETURE (F) RAINTEMPERA (F)RAINFALLTEMP TURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)


Mar. 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


58.0
50.5
56.0
51.5
48.0
60.5
57.5
59.5
63.5
48.0
49.0
46.5
52.5
49.5
56.5
60.0
64.5
68.5
64.0
61.0
62.5
63.5
67.5
71.5
71.0
56.5
56.0
54.5
57.5
66.0
66.0


Avg. 68.3 48.9 58.63


65.34* Total 5.60


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


9W


62.02
63.09
63.53
64.07
64.40
63.98
63.83
62.78
61.76
62.34
64.21
65.41
64.91
64.89
66.32
65.16
64.72
65.64
67.35
66.99
65.96
65.26
65.79
67.47
67.55
67.56
67.81
67.67
66.87
67.54
68.57


0.36



0.48

2.00


0.11



2.42

0.10





0.13


1939
1939
1952
1929
1938/39
1939
1935
1934/35/45
1939
1939/67
1968
1935/56
1940/63
1956
1929/45
1942
1933/43/46/65
1943/63
1935/43
1935
1929
1929/35
1935
1929/35
1929
1929
1950
1938
1929/38
1938
1938/49


1968
1941
1947
1943
1960
1960
1960
1962
1940/55/65
1957
1961
1934
1959/68
1933/69
1933
1933
1947
1956
1936/60/67
1956
1958
1958
1945
1968
1966/67
1956
1947/56
1969
1969
1953/55
1950






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g TEMPERATURE. (oF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)

April 1 79 56 67.5 68.34 90 1938 42 1964
2 81 58 69.5 69.45 91 1938 45 1942
3 86 63 74.5 68.93 90 1945 42 1966
4 85 64 74.5 69.66 88 1950 43 1961
5 88 61 74.5 69.21 88 1945/47/69 38 1961
6 83 68 75.5 69.59 89 1936 33 1944
7 78 67 72.5 69.22 0.05 90 1938 39 1944
8 80 56 68.0 69.76 90 1938/43 41 1950
9 78 62 70.0 69.52 88 1943/47/48 45 1939
10 86 65 75.5 69.86 90 1962 44 1932
11 85 68 76.5 71.06 91 1943 43 1960
12 82 63 72.5 70.81 89 1965 44 1968
13 79 63 71.0 68.39 91 1929 43 1932
14 78 63 70.5 68.21 88 1929/36/66/67 39 1932/40
15 88 66 77.0 68.88 89 1939/67 43 1935/50
16 85 68 76.5 69.12 89 1939/67 40 1950
17 90 66 78.0 69.06 91 1939 38 1962
18 88 70 79.0 70.20 91 1935 46 1961
19 78 65 71.5 70.56 91 1935 46 1961/62
20 80 54 67.0 71.13 0.62 95 1935 42 1936
21 77 56 66.5 70.73 91 1968 45 1953/56
22 82 56 69.0 71.12 96 1968 45 1943
23 84 55 69.5 72.34 90 1968 47 1940
24 80 58 69.0 73.52 90 1949/58 54 1961/62
25 79 54 66.5 73.59 92 1945/58 53 1942
26 80 53 66.5 72.88 94 1958 52 1942
27 84 56 70.0 73.30 92 1932/45 53 1949
28 87 65 76.0 73.24 94 1968 47 1946
29 86 61 73.5 73.46 92 1968 46 1967
30 84 60 72.0 73.40 93 1932 49 1965

Avg. 82.6 61.3 72.0 70.49* Total 0.67


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).




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TEMPERATURE (OF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)


May 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


69.0
69.5
74.0
72.0
74.0
76.0
77.0
76.5
75.0
71.0
66.0
75.0
77.5
76.0
73.0
77.5
77.5
79.5
79.5
78.0
76.5
78.0
77.5
74.5
76.0
77.5
79.0
78.0
76.0
76.0
79.0


Avg. 85.8 65.6 75.71


75.50* Total 2.32


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


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73.42
74.10
73.85
73.68
74.08
73.91
74.14
74.52
74.78
75.03
74.77
74.86
74.66
74.41
75.24
75.35
75.79
76.18
76.42
77.05
77.23
77.55
77.49
77.30
77.22
77.36
77.47
77.53
77.03
77.17
77.96


0.48
0.53


0.05






0.33

0.45

0.31









0.17


1938
1938
1938
1935/38/43
1929
1955
1955
1929/33
1933/41
1955
1933/55/67
1967
1967
1967
1945
1929/38/48/52
1938
1938
1938
1938
1938
1938
1938
1933/53
1933
1953
1962
1962/67
1967
1937/45
1945


1945
1945
1929
1929
1945
1945
1945
1958
1960
1960
1969
1938
1940/60
1960
1960
1960
1931/60
1967
1931/45
1945/49
1945
1968
1941
1942
1931
1967
1949
1934/42/61
1935/46/49
1951/68
1941




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TEMPERATURE (OF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)


June 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30


82.0
80.5
81.5
81.0
77.5
77.5
77.0
80.5
80.5
81.5
79.5
81.5
82.0
81.0
82.5
83.5
82.5
84.0
82.5
83.0
77.0
82.5
82.0
83.0
84.5
84.0
84.0
82.0
78.0
84.0


77.79
77.62
77.13
77.66
78.18
78.52
78.41
78.55
78.84
78.39
79.38
79.49
70.09
79.19
79.35
79.68
79.68
79.16
79.67
79.80
79.75
79.89
79.62
79.95
80.30
80.13
79.99
80.31
79.91
80.49


Avg. 91.3 71.4 81.42


79.11* Total 5.53


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


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0.19 100
96
94
93
1.02 94
0.26 96
0.80 98
0.01 95
95
96
0.70 95
0.07 96
95
95
0.35 95
96
95
94
0.12 95
0.62 94
0.86 96
95
96
95
96
97
96
98
96
0.53 96


1945
1945
1943/69
1945/56/69
1933/43
1933
1933
1933
1956
1945/52
1945
1941
1945
1945/58
1945
1964
1943
1931/43/64/69
1943
1934/48/58
1948
1939/48
1944
1944/48
1948
1950
1948
1940
1931/48
1931


1934/37/41
1961
1933
1933/55
1931/33
1931
1931
1947/48/56
1931
1930
1960
1960
1955
1960
1950/60
1950
1938
1933
1961
1965
1956
1964
1944/56
1961
1966
1937
1966
1937
1936
1946




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TEMPERATURE (VF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)

July 1 92 73 82.5 80.62 96 1931 67 1953
2 92 71 81.5 80.10 96 1936 65 1931
3 92 71 81.5 80.32 98 1931 67 1930/38
4 94 70 82.0 80.40 95 1931 66 1961
5 95 74 84.5 80.11 98 1932 65 1947
6 94 73 83.5 80.46 0.27 99 1932 60 1947
7 94 74 84.0 80.40 97 1936 65 1947
8 96 75 85.5 80.54 96 1931/69 67 1946
9 92 73 82.5 80.35 0.39 98 1932 68 1965
10 94 75 84.5 80.49 97 1932 69 1936/50/61/64/65
11 93 74 83.5 80.33 94 1932/67 69 1936/37/40/51/61
12 95 75 85.0 80.45 96 1932 68 1933
13 85 75 80.0 80.41 96 1932 69 1929/37/39/47/54/57/59
14 92 74 83.0 80.28 98 1932 68 1956/59
15 80 74 77.0 80.57 0.58 101 1932 68 1940/42
16 92 74 83.0 81.03 0.11 95 1934/40 68 1939
17 93 73 83.0 80.48 0.87 96 1934 68 1945/68
18 94 72 83.0 80.82 0.90 96 1931 68 1946/68
19 91 73 82.0 80.56 97 1931 69 1946/47
20 84 73 78.5 80.33 1.15 97 1942 66 1929
21 94 74 84.0 80.46 96 1942 66 1929
22 93 72 82.5 80.46 95 1932/40 67 1929
23 86 76 81.0 80.23 0.50 98 1940 67 1929/65
24 94 75 84.5 80.33 96 1940 67 1937
25 88 75 81.5 80.52 0.20 96 1931/36 68 1929
26 90 75 82.5 80.84 96 1931/36 65 1929
27 91 76 83.5 80.99 95 1930 68 1929
28 90 75 82.5 80.90 96 1941 69 1929
29 90 73 81.5 80.85 95 1931 68 1929
30 92 74 83.0 81.00 95 1942 69 1946/47/54/58
31 93 74 83.5 80.67 0.24 96 1942 69 1947/49/50

Avg. 91.4 73.7 82.58 80.21* Total 5.21


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


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TEMPERATURE (oF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)


Aug. 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


83.5
83.5
83.5
80.5
75.0
77.0
79.0
82.0
81.0
82.5
79.5
78.0
79.5
81.0
82.5
82.0
84.0
84.0

83.5
82.5
82.5
82.5
82.0
76.5
79.5
79.0
77.0
79.0
78.5
78.5
82.0


Avg. 89.2 72.1 80.68


80.11* Total 15.96


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


W


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81.00
80.78
80.78
81.18
81.33
80.93
81.01
81.14
81.15
81.27
80.92
80.88
81.28
81.14
81.06
81.17
81.18
81.02

80.82
81.15
81.26
81.25
81.21
81.21
81.17
81.27
80.87
80.82
80.95
80.71
80.33


1.94

0.95
2.80





1.08
3.42
2.30
0.56
0.55

0.50

0.50



0.08
0.90





0.38


1961
1931
1934
1942
1931/42
1935
1933/35/37/52/61
1935
1941
1933
1943
1952
1932
1932/37
1935
1934
1934/35
1931/34/51/52/
55/69
1935
1937
1939/52/66
1952
1934
1937
1937/38
1933/37
1938
1938
1938
1949
1938


1935/68
1961
1935
1937/38
1933/37
1937
1936/42
1939
1967
1939/47/50/65/67
1939/50/57/59/65
1959
1950
1939/44/47/57/68
1939
1939
1939
1929

1960
1929/60
1929
1930
1957
1957
1957
1957
1929
1929
1929
1929
1929




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TEMPERATURE (oF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)


Sept. 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30


83.0
81.5
79.0
79.0
79.5
80.5
80.0
79.0
80.5
81.5
77.5
77.5
78.5
75.5
77.0
79.5
79.5
77.0
78.0
82.0
79.5
80.0
80.5
79.5
78.0
78.0
78.0
76.0
76.5
77.5


86.4 71.5 78.96


79.71* Total 7.03


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


WV


V


80.46
80.86
80.24
80.40
80.28
80.43
80.47
80.15
80.13
80.17
80.18
80.10
79.91
79.80
79.25
79.18
79.83
79.92
79.75
79.97
79.91
79.07
78.98
79.15
79.23
79.16
78.67
78.48
78.49
78.44


1.10

0.44




0.14

0.39




0.18
0.09

1.19
0.27
0.80
2.02
0.31
0.08






0.02


1952
1940
1936/51
1944
1944
1938/41/51
1937
1937
1938
1944
1933/39
1933
1933/36/39
1933
1947
1933/42
1933
1933/36
1933
1933
1933
1933
1933
1933
1951
1930
1934/51
1944
1936
1934


1929
1929
1946
1929
1929
1929/31
1964
1929
1929
1963
1968/69
1929
1929
1938
1956
1956
1932
1968
1948
1956/64
1938
1938
1964
1967
1947
1956
1956
1931
1931
1940/47/67


Avg.




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TEMPERATURE (oF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 "4r. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)


Oct. 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


81.0
74.5
78.0
78.0
76.5
77.5
78.0
76.0
75.0
76.0
77.5
76.0
73.5
74.5
76.0
77.0
76.0
76.5
77.5
79.5
78.5
82.0
79.0
74.0
70.0
73.5
75.5
76.5
71.5
72.5
74.5


Avg. 82.8 69.5 76.19


72.47* Total 6.07


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).


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78.09
77.58
77.74
77.16
77.00
76.47
76.43
76.13
76.04
75.81
74.97
75.19
75.07
74.99
74.25
73.59
73.52
73.02
72.09
71.56
71.92
72.19
72.16
71.38
70.48
69.71
69.65
69.32
69.90
69.50
69.13


0.67
0.92
1.55

1.02
0.09













0.60

0.12



0.70

0.40


1934
1958/59
1934/59
1937
1934/51
1951
1934/37/41
1931/41
1941
1941
1959
1932
1932
1932
1959
1936
1966/67
1966
1942
1942
1936
1940
1939
1932
1932
1931/39
1931/36/41
1931/39/41
1930/31/39/41/51
1959
1932


1940/42
1929/40/42
1929
1929
1929
1964
1932
1940
1940
1948
1967
1967
1944
1944
1955
1955
1943
1943
1943
1964/67
1964
1961
1937
1937
1937
1968
1958/68
1957
1937/44/66
1968
1963/68




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TEMPERATURE (oF)


1969
Max. Min. Mean


RAINFALL


T1~PT4P1RAVP~flP TuV'rnInM


-. -------- ------ PvALnLtll


41 Yr.
Ave. Mean


1969
Tnches Hieh Year(s)


Nov. 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30


74.5
73.0
69.0
63.5
52.5
55.5
59.5
62.5
69.0
64.0
62.0
67.0
73.5
58.5
44.5
51.5
65.5
70.0
69.0
53.0
54.5
58.0
64.5
66.5
66.0
68.5
66.5
67.5
64.0
56.0


Avg. 73.1 52.8 62.95


65.52* Total 2.34


*41-Year average (January 1929 through December 1969).


69.71
69.31
68.38
67.93
67.66
67.34
67.53
67.45
66.53
66.66
67.51
67.65
67.36
66.78
66.81
66.82
66.99
67.17
66.89
65.16
64.15
64.66
65.33
64.87
63.24
62.99
62.43
63.26
61.63
60.33


0.50









0.14




0.72
0.78













0.20


1940
1936
1934/36
1936
1935/38
1935
1936/37
1935/36
1935/37
1942
1946
1935/46/66
1931/48/61/64
1948
1929/51
1968
1930
1930
1930/31/56/58
1931/41
1956
1940/42/47
1941
1958
1946
1929/31/46
1931/46
1931
1940
1931


41 1954
41 1963
32 1966
31 1966
41 1969
40 1930
43 1934
43 1951
41 1933/56
40 1956
35 1956
40 1962
36 1968
36 1968
35 1969
27 1940
26 1940
32 1940
38 1951
35 1968
32 1937
30 1937
35 1936
30 1956
34 1945/50
31 1950
28 1956
27 1956
33 1956
29 1959


Max---- Min. Mean Avg. MeanInches Hip Year-s) T or., f




w w


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TEMPERATURE (OF) RAINFALL TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
1969 41 Yr. 1969
Max. Min. Mean Avg. Mean Inches High Year(s) Low Year(s)

Dec. 1 67 40 53.5 60.39 86 1968 29 1956
2 68 46 57.0 61.93 86 1968 34 1956
3 68 39 53.5 62.66 85 1931/34 36 1942
4 65 42 53.5 61.51 85 1934 34 1929
5 66 34 50.0 61.84 87 1943 34 1963/69
6 75 48 61.5 61.73 86 1936 35 1937/63
7 68 63 65.5 62.03 0.56 84 1936 29 1937
8 70 52 61.0 61.92 83 1951/66 29 1937
9 61 56 58.5 61.52 88 1929 32 1968
10 76 62 69.0 61.65 3.56 88 1929 31 1962
11 69 55 62.0 61.47 0.11 88 1929 28 1962
12 60 48 54.0 60.13 88 1929 23 1957
13 56 38 47.0 61.05 89 1929 19 1962
14 67 34 50.5 60.09 88 1931 21 1962
15 74 48 61.0 59.49 83 1948 26 1944
16 73 48 60.5 58.53 88 1940 26 1967
17 66 50 58.5 60.31 86 1931 27 1967
18 70 40 55.0 61.43 87 1931 34 1960
19 72 44 58.0 60.48 86 1931/67 29 1943
20 63 42 52.5 59.32 86 1931 28 1943
21 76 50 63.0 58.93 84 1932 30 1943
22 66 53 59.5 60.19 0.84 84 1968 30 1960
23 68 52 60.0 61.31 83 1951/56 31 1960
24 76 52 64.0 60.55 85 1932 29 1930
25 79 58 68.5 61.85 88 1948 28 1966
26 56 50 53.0 61.26 0.79 82 1932/34/38/41 29 1961
27 62 35 48.5 62.05 83 1942 30 1935
28 72 36 54.0 62.82 83 1932 34 1935
29 78 48 63.0 62.45 81 1932/46 30 1961
30 78 58 68.0 60.62 83 1932/51 25 1961
31 78 64 71.0 61.76 83 1968 33 1929

Avg. 69.1 47.9 58.51 61.10* Total 5.86


*41-Year Average (January 1929 through December 1969).








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TEMPERATURE (0F)
41-Yr. Avg. 15-Yr. Avg. 1969 Avg.
Month Max. Min. Mean Max. Min. Mean Max. Min. Mean

Jan. 71.01 49.34 60.17 67.73 46.04 56.88 69.2 48.9 59.05
Feb. 72.82 50.73 61.77 70.59 49.09 59.84 67.6 46.6 57.11
Mar. 76.53 54.15 65.34 74.67 52.74 63.70 68.3 48.3 58.63
April 81.79 59.19 70.49 81.12 58.26 69.69 82.6 61.3 72.00
May 86.69 64.31 75.50 85.59 64.03 74.81 85.8 65.6 75.71
June 88.67 69.55 79.11 88.24 69.25 78.74 91.3 71.4 81.42
July 89.09 71.33 80.21 89.16 71.53 80.34 91.4 73.7 82.58
Aug. 88.92 71.31 80.11 86.38 69.51 77.94 89.2 72.1 80.68
Sept. 88.11 71.31 79.71 87.01 70.50 78.75 86.4 71.5 78.96
Oct. 81.90 63.05 72.47 81.90 62.93 72.41 82.8 69.5 76.19
Nov. 76.03 55.02 65.52 76.09 54.34 65.21 73.1 52.8 62.95
Dec. 71.95 50.26 61.10 70.04 48.22 59.13 69.1 47.9 58.51





TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
41-Yr. (1929-69) 15 Yr. (1955-69)
Month Max. Year Min. Year Max. Year Min. Year

Jan. 73.1 1937 52.2 1940 63.2 1957 52.3 1958
Feb. 70.6 1932 50.4 1958 67.0 1959 50.4 1958
March 71.1 1938 58.5 1960 67.9 1967 58.5 1960
April 75.3 1947 64.0 1961 72.5 1968 68.5 1962
May 79.7 1933 71.6 1960 78.0 1966 73.3 1961
June 81.6 1952 75.2 1930 81.4 1969 76.8 1960
July 83.5 1932 78.1 1947 82.5 1969 79.2 1960
Aug. 84.5 1933 77.5 1929 81.9 1955 78.9 1957
Sept. 82.8 1944 75.8 1963 80.9 1955 76.8 1968
Oct. 78.3 1941 69.5 1964 76.4 1959 69.5 1964
Nov. 72.9 1946 60.9 1962 70.6 1958 60.9 1962
Dec. 72.3 1931 52.3 1963 64.3 1967 52.3 1963









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RAINFALL EXTREMES (inches)
1969 Highest Month Lowest Month
Month Amount Amount Year Amount Year

Jan. 2.58 9.09 1948 0.03 1950
Feb. 2.14 7.97 1936 0.14 1949
March 5.60 14.75 1959 0.09 1956
April 0.67 6.82 1934/35 zero 1967
May 2.32 9.26 1957 0.07 1953
June 5.53 19.87 1943 1.44 1948
July 5.21 16.79 1960 2.69 1958
Aug. 15.96 18.53 1967 2.90 1942
Sept. 7.03 16.17 1933 1.61 1961
Oct. 6.07 10.03 1952 0.12 1940
Nov. 2.34 4.96 1963 zero 1960
Dec. 5.86 6.79 1930 0.13 1944

Extremes
Highest Year 1959, 83.35 inches; Lowest Year 1961, 34.02 inches




Rainfall (in.) by months recorded at the Strawberry and Vegetable
Field Laboratory, 1969, Compared to the 41-year average.


SBy Months


41-Yr.
Month 1969 Ave.


Jan.
Feb.
March
April
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.


2.58
2.14
5.60
0.67
2.32
5.53
5.21
15.96
7.03
6.07
2.34
5.86


2.34
2.85
3.90
2.80
3.63
8.22
8.71
8.32
7.18
2.87
1.51
2.14


Excess Deficit 1969


0.24

1.70




7.64

3.20
0.83
3.72


0.71

2.13
1.31
2.69
3.50

0.15


2.58
4.72
10.32
10.99
13.31
18.84
24.05
40.01
47.04
53.11
55.45
61.31


Cumulative
41-Yr.
Ave. Excess


2.34
5.19
9.09
11.89
15.52
23.74
32.45
40.77
47.95
50.82
52.33
54.47


0.24

1.23






2.30
3.13
6.85


Year 61.31 54.47


Deficit


0.47

0.90
2.21
4.90
8.40
0.75
0.90


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