Title: 1970 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Title: 1970 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen seventy climatoloical report for Monticello, Florida
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Language: English
Creator: French, W. J. ( Author, Primary )
Publisher: Big Bend Horticultural Laboratory, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Monticello, Fla.
Copyright Date: 1971
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.A--,inTrI LTUTRATL RESEARCH CENTER, MONTICELLO
HU.IE LIBRARY
V1U.E LIBRARY Monticello, Florida

MAY 25 1371

Himeo Report BBL 71 7 March 19, 1971
I.F.A.S. Univ.of Florida
-~~CLlPP )LOGICAL REPORT FOR IONTICELLO, FLORIDA

By H. J. Frenchl



This report summarizes the weather data collected at the

Agricultural Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1970.

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 temperature (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

1970, last freezing date of 1970, coldest date of 1970, warmest

date of 1970, quarterly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1970,

heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall in 1970, and number of thunder-

storms by month.







Assistant Plant Pathologist


The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman
200 cc
3/19/71










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JANUARY 1970


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


DATE


FEBRUARY 1970

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


1 58 42
2 44 26
3 51 29
4 51 27
5 50 28
6 56 37
7 54 30
8 39 15
9 39 16
10 33 17
11 42 20
12 52 31
13 52 39
14 55 30
15 59 34
16 53 40
17 59 51
18 66 56
19 63 42
20 62 38
21 54 28
22 46 21
23 51 27
24 56 28
25 59 29
26 67 36
27 75 51
28 61 40
29 76 41
30 76 43
31 56 31


50.0 0.22
35.0 0.08 53
40.0 0.00 53
39.0 0.00 51
39.0 0.00 49
46.5 1.56 51
42.0 0.05 52
27.0 0.00 49
27.5 0.00 41
25.0 0.00 36
31.0 0.00 42
41.5 0.92 47
45.5 0.00 48
42.5 0.00 53
46.5 0.02 49
46.5 0.23 51
55.0 0.17 55
61.0 0.05 62
52.5 0.00 62
50.0 0.00 61.
41.0 0.00 54
33.5 0.00 51
39.0 0.03 51
42.0 0.18 52
44.0 0.00 55
51.5 0.01 57
63.0 0.04 65
50.5 0.00 60.
58.5 0.00 66
59.5 0.55 70
43.5 0.00 60


1 56 28
2 61 37
3 66 50
4 51 19
5 47 20
6 59 23
7 60 34
8 67 30
9 71 32
10 62 33
11 55 33
12 67 38
13 64 24
14 63 28
15 73 34
16 74 45
17 66 54
18 57 50
19 64 47
20 74 38
21 63 32
22 57 24
23 67 28
24 64 39
25 71 41
26 73 30
27 54 24
28 64 31


42.0 0.00
49.0 0.57
58.0 0.84
35.0 0.02
33.5 0.00
41.0 0.00
47.0 0.00
48.5 0.00
51.5 0.00
47.5 0.00
44.0 0.00
52.5 0.00
44.0 0.00
45.5 0.00
53.5 0.00
59.5 0.02
60.0 1.69
53.5 0.09
55.5 0.00
56.0 0.00
47.5 0.00
40.5 0.00
47.5 0.00
51.5 0.00
56.0 0.01
51.5 0.50
39.0 0.00
47.5 0.00


Total
Ave.55.3 33.0 44.2
Ext.76.0 15.00
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.67 above


4.11


53.5 43.4


Total
Ave.63.2 33.8 48.5
Ext.74.0 19.00
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.27 below


3.74


61.6 45.1















APRIL 1970


TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


55.0
57.5
60.5
66.0
62.5
61.0
60.0
55.5
53.5
56.0
57.0
61.0
63.0
42.5
43.5
46.0
51.5
59.0
70.0
72.0
72.0
63.0
47.0
54.0
59.5
63.0
62.5
59.5
61.0
71.0
73.5


Total


0.00 63
0.00 72
0.00 73
0.00 74
0.77 65
0.41 72
0.00 73
0.47 60
0.95 59
0.00 70
0.00 71
0.17 64
0.00 72
0.00 58
0.00 64
0.00 69
0.00 70
0.27 70
0.00 75
0.00 77
0.00 80
0.01 73
0.00 70
0.00 70
0.00 75
0.00 72
0.00 77
1.35 80
1.34 65
0.00 77
0.06 76


6.80


TEMPERATURE


RAIN-
FALL


Max. lin. Mean Inches


4" SOIL
TEMPERATURE

Max. Min.


DATE


74.5
76.5
58.5
54.5
60.5
59.5
60.0
57.5
61.0
64.0
68.5
69.5
66.0
70.0
65.0
68.0
68.0
72.5
70.0
74.0
74.0
78.0
77.0
73.0
75.5
72.5
72.5
73.5
75.5
67.5


Total


T
T
0.40
0.00
1.48
0.10
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
T
1.27
T
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.12
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00


3.37


AVe.70.7 47.9 59.3
Ext.81.0 29.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.18 above


70.5 54.6 Ave.80.0 57.7 68.9
Ext.89.0 40.0


86.1 66.5


Departure from normal
rainfall 1.00 below


MARCH 1970










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MAY 1970


TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


TEMPERATURE


JUNE 1970


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


11 92 67 7
2 86 57 7
3 84 57 7
4 80 58 6
5 70 45 5
6 79 47 6
7 86 52 6
8 86 50 6
9 88 56 7
10 84 59 7
11 84 58 7
12 87 57 7
13 88 58 7
14 89 59 7
15 92 61 7
16 90 59 7
17 88 62 7
18 84 61 7
19 84 62 7
20 82 57 6
21 86 55 7
22 90 54 7
23 91 61 7
24 88 60 7
25 85 64 7
26 78 67 7
27 87 68 7
28 88 63 7
29 90 66 7
30 80 67 7
31 82 67 7
Total


9.5 0.00 100
1.5 0.00 995
0.5 0.00 95
9.0 0.14 86
7.5 0.00 77
3.0 0.00 90
9.0 0.00 94
8.0 0.00 96
2.0 0.00 98
1.5 0.00 95
1.0 0.00 96
2.0 0.00 98
3.0 0.00 100
4.0 0.00 99
6.5 0.59 101
4.5 0.02 91
5.0 0.00 94
2.5 0.00 87
3.0 0.00 95
'9.5 0.00 93
0.5 0.00 99
2.0 0.00 101
'6.0 0.00 99
'4.0 0.00 100
4.5 0.32 94
'2.5 0.18 83
7.5 0.00 90
'5.5 0.00 93
'8.0 0.20 97
'3.5 0.19 84
'4.5 0.20 85
1.84


1 87 66
2 87 67
3 85 64
4 84 68
5 83 60
6 85 58
7 82 58
8 82 57
9 86 61
10 86 58
11 87 60
12 90 62
13 91 64
14 93 65
15 88 67
16 88 68
17 89 66
18 92 67
19 95 70
20 98 71
21 98 69
22 97 69
23 92 66
24 91 69
25 90 69
26 82 70
27 85 71
28 91 68
29 88 66
30 86 59


76.5 0.00
77.0 1.00
74.5 T
76.0 T
71.5 0.72
71.5 0.00
70.0 0.05
69.5 0.00
73.5 0.00
72.0 0.00
73.5 0.00
76.0 0.00
77.5 0.00
79.0 1.02
77.5 0.00
78.0 0.00
77.5 0.00
79.5 0,00
82.5 0.00
84.5 0.00
83.5 0.00
83.0 0.01
79.0 1.62
80.0 T
79.5 1.56
76.0 0.16
85.5 0.41
79.5 0.87
77.0 0.00
72.5 0.00


Total


7.42


Ave.8524359.2 72.3
Ext.92.0 45.0


93.7 71.7


Ave.88.6 65.1 76.9
Ext.98.0 57.0


96.0 75.5


Departure from normal rainfall
1.86 below


Departure from normal rainfall
1.58 above


90
93
87
88
88
90
90
96
98
100
96
102
102
100
102
96
100
103
105
108
106
106
99
91
94
86
88
90
93
93










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JULY 1970

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
S FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches 1iax. lin.


AUGUST 1970

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


DATE


76.5 0.00 97
80.5 0.00 102
84.0 0.00 99
83.0 T 105
74.0 0.00 86
73.5 0.00 97
77.5 0.00 102
79.5 0.00 103
78.5 0.00 101
80.0 0.00 98
77.0 0.46 90
80.5 0.00 95
79.0 0.28 95
77.5 1.26 90
80.0 0.00 93
80.5 0.24 97
79.0 1.17 97
78.0 0.63 94
78.0 0.00 95
81.0 0.00 99
77.5 0.41 96
78.0 1.56 88
75.5 1.77 83
80.0 0.25 91
79.0 0.00 92
82.0 0.00 99
77.5 0.17 90
80.0 0.00 97
81.5 0.00 102
81.5 0.25 105
81.5 0.00 101


1 94 70
2 92 69
3 92 70
4 92 71
5 93 71
6 92 71
7 92 72
8 92 72
9 91 72
10 87 72
11 84 72
12 80 72
13 83 71
14 86 70
15 88 70
16 89 68
17 91 70
18 91 69
19 89 69
20 90 70
21 86 67
22 89 69
23 89 70
24 88 71
25 86 71
26 83 73
27 87 69
28 89 70
29 91 70
30 91 68
31 91 66


8.45


Total


82.0 0.00
80.5 1.03
81.0 0.00
81.5 0.03
82.0 T
81.5 0.00
82.0 T
82.0 0.00
81.5 0.03
79.5 0.09
78.0 2.23
76.0 0.85
77.0 0.42
78.0 0.07
79.0 0.00
78.5 0.00
80.5 0.00
80.0 0.00
79.0 0.00
80.0 1.13
76.5 0.21
79.0 0.57
79.5 0.16
79.5 0.07
78.5 0.41
78.0 0.04
78.0 0.01
79.5 0.20
80.5 T
79.5 0.00
78.5 0.00

7.55


Ave. 90.0 68.1 79.1
Ext. 96.0 60.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.36 above


96.1 77.2


Ave. 89.0 70.2 79.6
Ext. 94.0 66.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.10 above


DATE


89 64
93 68
94 74
96 70
80 68
87 60
90 65
92 67
89 68
88 72
88 66
92 69
90 68
87 68
91 69
92 69
91 67
91 65
91 65
92 70
89 66
88 68
82 69
89 71
89 69
92 72
88 67
90 70
93 70
95 68
93 70


Total


105
102
95
96
103
106
104
103
99
92
84
84
85
89
92
92
100
102
92
94
86
92
90
88
88
86
88
91
92
93
98


93.9 78.4










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SEPTEBEP. 1970


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


DATE


OCTOBER 1970

TEMPERATURE PAIN- 4"SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
flax. lin. iMean Inches Max. Min.


1 93 67
2 94 70
3 95 69
4 93 70
5 92 70
6 92 71
7 92 66
8 91 68
9 89 68
10 90 69
11 91 66
12 92 67
13 92 70
14 87 70
15 90 71
16 90 69
17 90 70
18 92 68
19 91 68
20 92 66
21 91 66
22 91 68
23 89 69
24 91 66
25 90 65
26 88 66
27 90 65
28 91 67
29 84 52
30 78 45


Total


80.0 0.00 101
82.0 0.00 102
82.0 0.00 106
81.5 0.00 104
81.0 0.00 102
81.5 0.00 103
79.0 0.02 103
79.5 0.00 102
78.5 0.00 96
79.5 0.00 96
78.5 0.00 99
79.5 0.45 102
81.0 0.00 95
78.5 0.00 90
80.5 0.55 93
79.5 0.01 90
80.0 0.01 90
80.0 0.00 92
79.5 0.00 94
79.0 0.00 101
78.5 0.00 101
79.5 T.O' 100
79.0 0.58 100
78.5 0.25 92
77.5 0.62 91
77.0 0.02 88
77.5 0.00 90
79.0 0.00 93
68.0 0.00 87
61.5 0.00 88


1 79 45
2 83 46
3 85 51
4 88 55
5 86 49
6 83 51
7 85 61
8 79 66
9 84 65
10 86 62
11 89 63
12 87 64
13 87 63
14 86 63
15 85 60
16 88 61
17 80 50
18 72 47
19 75 49
20 74 61
21 82 60
22 79 54
23 79 48
24 32 50
25 80 52
26 80 54
27 78 48
28 76 55
29 72 61
30 76 64
31 78 60


2.51


Total


72.0 0.00
64.5 0.00
68.0 0.00
71.5 0.00
67.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
73.0 0.00
72.5 0.10
74.5 0.00
74.0 0.00
76.0 0.00
75.5 0.00
75.0 0.00
74.5 0.00
72.5 0.00
74.5 0.00
65.0 0.00
59.5 0.00
62.0 0.01
67.5 1.50
71.0 0.15
66.5 0.00
63.5 0.00
66.0 0.00
66.0 0.46
67.0 0.00
63.0 0.00
65.5 0.00
66.5 0.00
70.0 0.61
69.0 0.82


3.65


Ave. 90.4 66.7 78.6
Ext. 95.0 45.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 3.37 below


96.3 78.5


Ave. 81.4 56.1 68.8
Ext. 89.0 45.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.09 above


83.5 68.4















ITOVEIMBEPR 1970


TEMPERATURE

Max. iLin. llean


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TE"TPERATUPE
Inches Max. iUn.


TE TERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
flax. Llin. Mean Inches Hax. M1n.


DATE


76 53
71 48
77 50
65 40
58 33
60 37
O0 35
72 36
76 38
77 49
76 42
71 45
72 43
71 43
74 50
54 37
49 23
60 26
67 32
76 45
76 34
67 35
73 40
58 20
39 13
51 19
67 24
76 38
75 36
76 38


64.5
59.5
63.5
52.5
45.5
48.5
52.5
54.0
57.0
63.0
59.0
58.0
57.5
57.0
62.0
45.5
36.0
43.0
49.5
60.5
55.0
51.0
56.5
39.0
26.0
35.0
45.5
57.0
55.5
57.0


Total


Ave. 67.7 36.7 52.2
Ext. 77.0 13.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 0.55 below


0.02
0.00
0.09
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.61
0.00
0.00
0.01
0.00
0.78
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.04
0.00
0.00
0.18
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00

1.73


76 65
71 61
75 61
70 52
64 48
65 48
70 50
71 51
73 54
74 54
74 56
71 56
69 56
70 56
69 58
59 50
57 42
59 42
62 43
68 55
67 50
66 50
69 50
56 39
49 38
51 37
59 39
65 46
65 51
68 52


66.1 50.3


1 78
2 77
3 80
4 80
5 76
6 74
7 66
8 61
9 68
10 76
11 78
12 77
13 74
14 58
15 59
16 67
17 71
18 62
19 67
20 73
21 73
22 75
23 72
24 77
25 69
26 64
27 48
28 55
29 62
30 66
31 60


59.5 0.00
60.0 0.00
61.5 0.00
62.5 0.00
52.0 0.00
52.5 0.00
47.5 0.00
46.0 0.00
52.5 0.00
58.5 0.00
60.5 0.00
62.5 T
57.0 0.01
49.0 0.00
44.0 0.00
53.5 0.00
56.0 0.79
44.5 0.00
48.0 0.00
52.0 0.00
56.0 0.00
57.5 0.00
64.0 0.18
69.0 0.01
51.0 0.01
45.0 0.50
34.5 0.00
38.5 0.00
48.0 0.00
54.5 0.50
51.0 0.77


Total
Ave. 69.1 37.3 53.2
Ext. 80.0 21.0


2.77


63.9 50.3


Departure from normal
rainfall 0.38 below


DATE


DECEMBER 1970










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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


1969-1970 SEASON


Bi-Honthly Cumulative


0
0
92
182
311
467


1970

Jan.
Jan.
Feb.
Feb.
lar.
'lar.
Apr.


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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


Bi-TIonthly Cumulative


1969

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



1970

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


1970 PPECIPITATION, RAINFALL, AID TEiPERATURE DATA


First Fall freezing date Nov. 17, 2
Last Spring freezing date I!arch 16 2
Coldest day Nov. 25 13.0
Warmest day June 20, 21 98.0
Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall Aug.
Total rainfall 53.94
Below normal rainfall 0.45
Yearly mean temperature 65.1
Quarterly rainfall totals Jan.-March -
July-Sept. -


3.0
9.0


11 2.23 inches


14.65
18.51


April-June
Oct.-Dec.


Thunderstorms observed 50
Number of thunderstorms by month:


Jan.
Feb.
Larch
April
May
June


July
August
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.


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


54
224
332
477


258
137
146
92
48
31
7


725
862
1008
1100
1148
1179
1186


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


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