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Title: 1974 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen seventy-four climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Creator: French, W. J. ( Author, Primary )
Publisher: Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Experiment Station, IFAS, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Monticello, Fla.
Copyright Date: 1975
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I- AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER MONTICELLO
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION IFAS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

Research Report BB-419375 April 22, 1975

1974 CdA I.Gt~AFM G REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA
W. J. French1


This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Agricultural

Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1974.

The cooperative weather station is located three (3) miles West of

Monticello at an altitude of 148 feet.

Pages 2 through 7 list the daily temperature, rainfall and soil tem-

perature (at a 4 inch level) for a 24 hour period ending 8:00 a.m. along

with averages and departures from normal on a monthly basis.

Page 8 gives the hours of chilling, first freezing date of 1974, last

freezing date of 1974, coldest date of 1974, warmest date of 1974, quart-

erly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1974, heaviest 24 hour period of

rainfall in 1974, and number of thunderstorms by month.



SHU L BRARY

SEP 13 1976


Assoc.S. nPf lant Patho



1Associate Plant Pathologist


The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman













FEBRUARY 1974


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Inches Max. Min.


1 74 60
2 77 58
3 75 59
4 76 58
5 74 57
6 74 55
7 76 58
8 76 51
9 68 49
10 78 50
11 78 64
12 76 60
13 62 39
14 67 39
15 74 51
. 16 79 50
17 76 51
18 77 52
19 77 51
20 69 55
21 76 60
22 77 46
23 80 45
24 79 55
25 78 57
26 81 56
27 78 61
28 78 61
29 78 66
30 75 64
31 77 60


67.0 0.00 70
67.5 0.00 72
67.0 0.00 71
67.0 0.00 72
65.5 0.00 72
64.5 0.00 73
67.0 0.00 71
63.5 0.35 70
58.5 0.00 66
64.0 0.00 70
71.0 0.00 73
68.0 1.39 71
50.5 0.00 66
53.0 0.00 63
62.5 0.00 68
64.5 0.00 74
63.5 0.00 73
64.5 0.00 73
64.0 0.00 75
62.0 0.00 70
68.0 0.10 70
61.5 0.00 75
62.5 0.00 75
67.0 0.00 77
67.5 0.00 76
68.5 0.00 80
69.5 0.00 77
69.5 T 77
72.0 0.14 75
69.5 1.19 73
68.5 0.02 75


61 1 76
64 2 78
64 3 76
64 4 76
64 5 57
63 6 62
63 7 73
60 8 75
58 9 66
58 10 47
65 11 58
66 12 63
49 13 66
48 14 72
55 15 76
59 16 73
60 17 72
60 18 61
61 19 69
62 20 76
62 21 70
56 22 75
56 23 70
61 24 64
64 25 69
63 26 49
63 27 46
65 28 61
66
68
66


68.5
69.0
70.5
58.0
43.0
45.5
62.5
69.5
50.0
36.5
42.5
46.0
48.0
52.5
64.0
66.5
60.5
46.0
50.5
57.5
54.5
61.0
53.5
49.0
51.0
36.0
33.0
40.5


0.00 75
0.00 75
0.00 72
0.33 71
0.00 64
0.00 64
0.56 65
0.53 70
0.00 69
0.00 57
0.00 60
0.00 64
0.00 67
0.00 68
0.00 72
0.90 69
0.05 71
0.00 68
0.00 68
0.00 67
0.00 72
0.31 68
0.00 70
0.00 69
0.00 71
0.00 65
0.00 60
0.00 65


Total
Ave. 75.5 54.8 65.2
Ext. 81.0 39.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.57 below


3.19


Total
72.4 61.1 Ave. 67.0 39.1 53.1
Ext. 78.0 20.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.58 below


2.68


DATE


67.7 50.6


I^_____~_ _1_~ ______


JANUARY 1974





DATE


MARCH 1974

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


1 71 29
2 73 34
3 72 42
4 77 46
5 78 46
6 81 47
7 80 48
8 85 51
9 88 52
10 89 52
11 90 57
12 89 56
13 82 53
14 70 37
* 15 68 38
16 73 50
17 76 41
18 62 36
19 76 36
20 78 48
21 83 67
22 76 45
23 63 45
24 68 54
25 83 52
26 53 45
27 54 48
28 76 53
29 77 62
30 83 65
31 83 49


APRIL 1974

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


50.0 0.00 71 44 1 86 50 68.0 0.00
53.5 0.00 72 49 2 82 68 75.0 0.00
57.0 0.00 73 54 3 73 61 67.0 0.93
61.5 0.00 77 57 4 84 69 76.5 0.00
62.0 0.00 79 57 5 81 59 70.0 1.49
64.0 0.00 81 58 6 69 42 55.5 0.00
64.0 0.00 81 61 7 64 34 49.0 0.00
68.0 0.00 83 61 8 72 38 55.0 0.00
70.0 0.00 83 62 9 73 48 60.5 0.27
70.5 0.00 84 63 10 65 34 49.5 0.00
73.5 0.00 85 63 11 72 38 55.0 0.00
72.5 0.00 86 66 12 79 52 65.5 0.00
67.5 T 80 63 13 80 62 71.0 0.04
53.5 0.00 81 57 14 80 67 73.5 T
53.0 0.00 74 52 15 81 69 75.0 T
61.5 0.18 73 59 16 80 58 69.0 0.00
58.5 0.00 73 55 17 70 48 59.0 T
49.0 0.00 75 53 18 75 40 57.5 0.00
56.0 0.00 79 53 19 75 41 58.0 0.00
63.0 0.05 79 59 20 78 45 61.5 0.00
75.0 T 82 67 21 83 46 64.5 0.00
60.5 0.35 75 56 22 81 57 69.0 0.00
54.0 0.11 64 56 23 79 61 70.0 0.02
61.0 0.00 67 59 24 81 53 67.0 0.00
67.5 T 86 62 25 78 47 62.5 0.00
49.0 0.95 65 55 26 74 41 57.5 0.00
51.0 T 59 54 27 78 45 61.5 0.00
64.5 0.05 75 58 28 83 50 66.5 0.00
69.5 1.16 73 65 29 83 51 67.0 0.00
74.0 0.11 79 67 30 85 53 69.0 0.00
66.0 0.00 82 60


Total
Ave. 76.0 47.9 62.0
Ext. 90.0 29.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.64 below


2.96


Total
76.6 58.2 Ave. 77.5 50.9 64.2
Ext. 86.0 34.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.48 below


2.75


84.2 62.3


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JUNE 1974


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min,
DATE DATE


TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Inches Max. Min.


1 84
2 85
3 81
4 88
5 88
6 82
7 72
8 80
9 83
10 86
11 87
12 83
13 85
14 84
15 83
16 86
17 84
18 88
19 87
20 88
21 88
22 88
23 86
24 86
25 89
26 92
27 85
28 80
29 86
30 87
31 91


68.0 0.00
71.0 0.00
71.5 0.01
75.0 0.00
72.0 0.05
71.0 0.55
61.5 0.00
66.0 0.00
68.5 0.00
71.5 0.00
73.0 0.00
74.5 1.81
69.0 0.00
69.0 0.00
73.0 0.00
77.0 0.00
73.0 0.08
75.0 0.03
75.0 0.00
76.0 0.00
77.0 0.00
78.5 0.00
78.5 T
78.0 0.38
77.5 0.00
79.0 0.00
75.0 0.95
68.0 0.00
74.0 0.00
75.0 0.00
80.0 0.00


Total
Ave. 85.2 61.3 73.3
Ext. 92.0 51.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.24 above


93
92
83
92
93
87
75
87
89
96
95
83
82
89
86
92
92
93
93
99
99
99
95
90
92
100
92
87
97
98
101


3.86
91.6 70.2


1 91
2 88
3 83
4 89
5 85
6 88
7 87
8 90
9 91
10 91
11 89
12 87
13 89
14 92
15 87
16 85
17 90
18 87
19 88
20 91
21 93
22 93
23 94
24 92
25 80
26 85
27 80
28 86
29 88
30 89


78.5
79.0
75.5
77.5
75.5
76.5
77.0
78.0
79.0
80.0
77.0
73.0
75.0
78.5
76.0
74.0
79.5
72.5
75.5
78.0
80.0
80.0
83.0
80.5
71.0
74.5
71.0
73.5
73.5
75.0


Total
Ave. 88.3 64.9 76.6
Ext. 94.0 58.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.32 below


0.00
0.00
0.31
0.10
T
0.16
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.28
0.04
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.70
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
1.89
T
0.00
0.09
0.00
0.00
0.00


3.57


102
100
87
97
91
99
94
98
101
100
90
95
100
101
92
90
99
100
98
101
103
101
103
100
87
87
84
95
101
101


96.6 74.7


MAY 1974













AUGUST 1974


TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Inches Max. Min.
DATE


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Mean


1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

156
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


76.0
78.5
78.5
78.5
76.0
77.5
77.0
78.5
79.5
81.0
82.5
82.5
82.0
74.5
75.5
78.5
80.0
79.0
79.5
81.0
81.0
80.0
79.0
78.5
80.0
75.0
79.0,
77.0
78.0
80.5
80.0


Total
Ave. 89.3 68.4 78.8
Ext. 94.0 61.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.61 below


0.00
0.00
2.21
0.01
T
0.01
0.13
T
0.17
0.00
0.00
T
0.02
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.06
0.01
0.56
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.16
0.66
0.03
0.10
0.08
0.00
0.00

4.81


100
102
102
93
87
96
92
96
101
97
97
102
100
98
99
99
100
102
97
100
98
91
95
93
90
81
86
83
88
92
94


77
79
77
77
75
75
77
79
79
78
78
79
81
78
77
77
'81
81
80
80
78
75
78
78
77
75
75
75
75
74
77


95.2 77.5


1 91 69
2 87 70
3 76 67
4 89 68
5 88 71
6 81 70
7 84 70
8 87 68
9 87 69
10 91 68
11 92 70
12 89 70
13 88 69
14 90 67
15 89 69
16 86 70
17 90 69
18 90 72
19 90 69
20 90 67
21 91 68
22 86 66
23 89 68
24 88 69
25 90 70
26 90 69
27 91 70
28 92 70
29 92 71
30 90 71
31 91 69


80.0 T
78.5 0.33
71.5 0.88
78.5 T
79.5 T
75.5 0.15
77.0 0.95
77.5 0.94
78.0 0.00
79.5 0.00
81.0 0.00
79.5 1.32
78.5 0.00
78.5 0.02
79.0 0.00
78.0 0.01
79.5 0.00
81.0 0.00
79.5 0.00
78.5 0.00
79.5 0.00
76.0 0.00
78.5 1.32
78.5 0.00
80.0 0.01
79.5 0.74
80.5 0.00
81.0 0.00
81.5 0.00
80.5 0.00
80.0 0.00


Total
Ave. 88.5 69.1 78.8
Ext. 92.0 66.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.35 above


6.67


98
94
78
89
90
82
85
85
90
95
98
94
90
95
95
89
96
99
97
100
97
92
96
88
94
99
98
95
98
99
100


93.4 76.6


DATE


JULY 1974













SEPTEMBER 1974


DATE


TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean


79.0
80.5
79.5
78.5
76.5
72.5
71.5
78.5
80.0
76.0
77.5
77.5
78.5
79.0
80.5
79.5
79.0
78.5
78.0
78.0
78.0
78.5
76.5
69.0
67.0
69.0
73.5
81.5
81.0
72.5


Total
Ave. 86.5 67.2 76.8
Ext. 92.0 55.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.99 above


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Inches Max. Min.
DATE


0.00
0.00
T
0.02
0.23
2.64
5.75
0.00
T
0.10
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.34
T
0.18
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.05
0.01
0.16
0.14


9.62


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


1 76 47
2 78 49
3 77 46
4 68 35
5 71 38
6 76 47
7 79 56
8 82 48
9 83 48
10 83 54
11 81 49
12- 80 49
13 82 52
14 80 52
15 85 57
16 86 61
17 73 53
18 74 46
19 78 47
20 75 39
21 72 40
22 70 41
23 74 45
24 75 41
25 75 41
26 77 42
27 80 43
28 81 47
29 81 57
30 83 56
31 82 57


90.4 75.6


61.5 0.00
63.5 0.00
61.5 0.00
51.5 0.00
54.5 0.00
61.5 0.00
67.5 0.00
65.0 0.00
65.5 0.00
68.5 0.00
65.0 0.00
64.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
66.0 0.00
71.0 0.00
73.5 T
63.0 0.56
60.0 0.00
62.5 0.00
57.0 0.00
56.0 0.00
55.5 0.00
59.5 0.00
58.0 0.00
58.0 0.00
59.5 0.00
61.5 0.00
64.0 0.00
69.0 0.00
69.5 0.00
69.5 0.00


Total
Ave. 78.0 47.8 62.9
Ext. 86.0 35.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.14 below


0.56


80.9 62.1


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


OCTOBER 1974













NOVEMBER 1974

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min, Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


DECEMBER 1974


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


1 83 55
2 81 53
3 83 47
4 82 52
5 82 62
6 82 63
7 69 41
8 68 44
9 63 46
10 70 35
11 75 41
12 79 48
13 63 30
14 64 32
15 72 43
16 61 30
17 73 34
18 80 59
19 82 57
20 82 58
21 76 48
22 67 37
23 71 32
24 73 34
25 77 46
26 66 33
27 56 36
28 62 27
29 63 '29
30 61 34


69.0 0.00
67.0 0,00
65.0 0.00
67.0 0.00
72.0 0.00
72.5 0.00
55.0 T
56.0 0.00
54.5 0.01
52.5 0.00
58.0 0.00
63.5 0.15
46.5 0.00
48.0 0.00
57.5 0.01
45.5 0.00
53.5 0.07
69.5 0.02
69.5 0.00
70.0 0.00
62.0 0.37
52.0 0.00
51.5 0.00
53.5 0.00
61,5 0.00
49.5 0.01
46.0 0.00
44.5 0.00
46.0 0.00
47.5 0.07


Total
Ave. 72.2 42.6 57.5
Ext. 83.0 27.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.71 below


0.71


1 69 33
2 45 34
3 50 35
4 58 25
5 60 24
6 63 27
7 69 42
8 65 48
9 62 36
10 60- 24
11 59 25
12 65 41
13 63 52
14 59 36
15 64 35
16 67 49
17 59 37
18 53 24
19 55 24
20 66 39
21 69 55
22 61 29
23 67 32
24 73 42
25 74 58
26 75 51
27 66 51
28 74 51
29 69 59
30 76 62
31 77 56


70.8 53.8


Total
Ave. 63.9 39.9 51.9
Ext. 77.0 24.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.47 above


51.0 0.51 61 48
39.5 0.00 51 44
42.5 0.00 51 41
41.5 0.00 48 39
42.0 0.00 57 39
45.0 0.00 58 39
55.5 0.21 61 45
56.5 0.26 58 53
49.0 0.00 61 46
37.0 0.00 57 40
42.0 0.00 55 40
53.0 0.00 58 47
57.5 1.20 60 58
47.5 0.01 59 49
49.5 0.08 59 52
58.0 0.39 61 53
48.0 0.00 60 46
38.5 0.00 55 39
39.5 0.00 54 39
52.5 T 62 42
62.0 1.52 60 57
45.0 0.00 62 44
49.5 0.00 60 44
57.5 0.00 65 44
66.0 0.00 68 51
63.0 T 69 59
58.5 0.00 67 58
62.5 0.00 68 58
64.0 0.00 67 62
69.0 0.00 70 65
66.5 0.00 73 63


4.18


60.5 48.5


DATE









-8-


HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW \


1973 1974 SEASON


Bi-Monthly


0
39
60
34
105
158


Bi-Monthly


1973

Oct.
Oct.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
Dec.


1974

Oct.
Oct.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
Dec.


Cumulative

0
39
99
133
238
396


Cumulative

15
55
106
200
344
403


1974

Jan.
Jan.
Feb.
Feb.
Mar.
Mar.


1975

Jan.
Jan.
Feb.
Feb.
Mar.


Bi-Monthly


1-15
16-31
1-15
16-28
1-15
16-31


9
3
101
111
20
21


Bi-Monthly


1-15
16-31
1-15
16-28
1-15


Cumulative

405
408
509
620
640
661


Cumulative

502
563
638
678
789


1974 PRECIPITATION, RAINFALL, AND TEMPERATURE DATA


First fall freezing date November 13 30.0
Last spring freezing date March 1 29.0
Coldest day February 27 20.0
Warmest day July 12 94.0
Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall SeptembE
Total yearly rainfall 45.56
Below yearly rainfall 9.00
Yearly mean temperature 66.8
Quarterly rainfall totals Jan. March ;8.
Apr. June 10.


Thunderstorms observed 44
Number of thunderstorms by month:
January 3 July 4
February 2 August 8
March 3 September 6
April 2 October 1
May 6 November 1
June 6 December 2


er 7 5.75


83
,18


July September 21.10
Oct. December 5.45


Quarterly thunderstorm totals:
January March 8
April June 14
July September 18
October December 4


1-15
16-31
1-15
16-30
1-15
16-31


1.5
40
51
94
144
74


1-15
16-31
1-15
16-30
1-15
16-31




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