Title: 1969 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Title: 1969 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen sixty-nine climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: French, W. J. ( Author, Primary )
Publisher: Big Bend Horticultural Laboratory, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Monticello, Fla.
Copyright Date: 1970
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/.- I BIG BEND HORTICULTURAL LABORATORY

Monticello, Florida

February 11, 1970

Mimeo Report BBL 70-1

1969 CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA

By W. J. Frenchl


This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Big Bend

Horticultural Laboratory for the calendar year 1969.

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 1969, last freezing

date of 1969, coldest date of 1969, warmest date of 1969, quarterly rainfall

totals, total rainfall for 1969, and heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall in 1969.










Assistant Plant Pathologist



The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman







200 cc
2/11/70


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DATE


JANUARY 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE


1 61 32 46.5 0.40 56 46
2 51 23 37.0 54 39
3 48 29 38.5 47 41
4 56 40 48.0 0.01 51 45
5 52 27 39.5 51 39
6 43 16 29.5 43 36
7 58 19 38.5 50 36
8 63 29 46.0 57 41
9 4 65 32 48.5 T 57 47
10 77 41 59.0 65 54
11 56 28 42.0 60 45
12 50 26 38.0 50 42
13 54 22 38.0 53 39
14 58 21 39.5 57 38
15 59 24 41.5 56 38
16 61 28 44.5 56 39
17 69 35 52.0 61 43
18 73 49 61.0 64 54
19 76 55 65.5 67 54
20 70 58 64.0 0.17 64 60
21 63 51 57.0 T 63 57
22 63 41 52.0 64 50
23 62 43 52.5 T 59 51
24 72 47 59.5 65 51
25 76 47 61.5 0.64 69 56
26 59 29 44.0 57 42
27 61 38 49.5 57 42
28 71 48 59.5 63 51
29 67 48 57.5 64 55
30 74 51 62.5 68 57
31 74 43 58.5 68 54


FEBRUARY 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


1 78 47 62.5 -
2 74 53 63.5 0.02
.3 75 63 69.0 -
4 66 31 48.5 0.25
5 55 24 39.5 -
6 65 27 46.0 -
7 62 46 54.0 0.04
8 76 55 65.5 -
9 64 45 54.5 0.75
10 60 29 44.5 -
11 63 30 46.5 -
12 63 31 47.0 T
13 69 30 49.5 -
14 59 31 45.0 -
15 53 40 46.5 1.67
16 57 35 46.0 0.71
17 42 36 39.0 T
18 52 32 42.0 -
19 53 30 41.5 -
20 59 30 44.5 -
21 62 37 49.5 -
22 66 38 52.0 T
23 61 45 53.0 0.19
24 59 43 51.0 -
25 63 31 47.0 -
26 65 34 49.5 -
27 62 30 46.0 -
28 69 31 50.0 -


73 54
71 59
74 63
64 42
58 40
60 40
57 52
71 60
63 52
63 44
63 44
60 47
67 43
64 43
53 48
54 47
48 44
56 42
58 40
59 40
63 44
65 47
57 51
60 51
66 45
67 45
68 46
70 46


Total 1.22
Ave.62.6 36.1 49.3
Ext. 77.0 16.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 2.22 below


Total
58.5 46.5 Ave. 62.5 36.9 49.75
Ext. 78.0 24.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.38 below


3.63


62.5 47.1











MARCH 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE

1 70 35 52.5 T 67 48
2 60 26 43.0 70 46
3 64 31 47.5 70 45
4 52 33 42.5 0.11 52 44
5 55 27 41.0 59 41
6 56 33 44.5 57 41
7 56 42 49.0 1.87 53 46
8 61 35 48.0 63 47
9 71 41 56.0 0.07 66 47
10 59 32 45.5 65 43
11 57 31 44.0 64 43
12 51 26 38.5 63 43
13 54 33 43.5 0.05 55 43
14 59 26 42.5 65 43
15 66 33 49.5 66 42
16 67 46 56.5 1.07 61 53
17 55 48 51.5 0.43 56 53
18 62 52 57.0 1.93 59 55
19 67 55 61.0 0.08 65 57
20 73 40 56.5 73 52
21 77 46 61.5 75 51
22 77 50 63.5 75 58
23 76 49 62.5 80 57
24 77 54 65.5 0.97 73 59
25 77 51 64.0 76 56
26 67 41 54.0 73 52
27 59 31 45.0 66 47
28 63 34 48.5 73 47
29 72 36 54.0 75 51
30 76 40 58.0 81 52
31 80 50 65.0 84 60


TEMPERATURE


APRIL 1969
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE

1 77 48 62.5 -
2 81 49 65.0 -
3 84 50 67.0 -
4 86 53 69.5 -
5 84 61 72.5 -
6 82 59 70.5 0.03
7 80 56 68.0 -
8 80 48 64.0 -
9 82 54 68.0
10 80 58 69.0 -
11 80 56 68.0 0.01
12 84 54 69.0 -
13 86 58 72.0 -
14 79 60 69.5 -
15 78 63 70.5 0.02
16 72 62 67.0 0.09
17 81 63 72.0 0.02
18 83 68 75.5 T
19 78 53 65.5 0.09
20 76 46 61.0 -
21 75 48 61.5 -
22 79 49 64.0 -
23 83 45 64.0 -
24 82 46 64.0 -
25 75 37 56.0 -
26 80 42 61.0 -
27 83 52 67.5 -
28 84 51 67.5 -
29 82 60 71.0 T
30 82 43 62.5 -


Total 6.58
Ave. 65.0 38.9 51.9
Ext. 80.0 26.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.96


67.0 49.0


above


Total 0.26
Ave. 80.6 53.0 66.8 86.6 65.3
Ext. 86.0 37.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 4.11 beloW


84 59
83 60
87 62
87 62
91 64
86 68
85 66
87 64
89 67
87 67
83 68
86 67
87 66
85 69
79 69
73 68
84 69
86 71
76 63
89 63
80 62
90 64
92 65
90 65
90 62
91 62
94 63
95 69
90 69
92 66











MAY 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


TEMPERATURE


JUNE 1969
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE


1 80 45
2 83 59
3 70 59
4 78 55
5 82 51
6 85 56
7 85 59
8 85 64
9 82 65
10 75 44
11 78 50
12 78 43
13 83 49
14 88 54
15 73 65
16 83 68
17 75 64
18 84 67
19 80 66
20 86 63
21 89 62
22 89 60
23 86 58
24 89 61
25 90 64
26 87 60
27 90 64
28 83 64
29 83 58
30 86 59
31 90 62


62.5 93 66
71.0 T 92 68
64.5 0.32 73 67
66.5 0.07 78 63
66.5 88 63
70.5 93 70
72.0 98 69
74.5 1.29 89 70
73.5 0.23 85 70
59.5 0.26 79 60
64.0 82 60
60.5 82 60
66.0 90 60
71.0 95 65
69.0 0.61 77 70
75.5 T 86 70
69.5 0.53 76 70
75.5 0.43 83 72
73.0 0.15 80 72
74.5 0.07 90 72
75.5 89 72
74.5 94 73
72.0 95 72
75.0 0.02 99 73
77.0 101 74
73.5 0.40 96 72
77.0 0.73 92 72
73.5 T 84 73
70.5 T 86 69
72.5 93 69
76.0 0.06 97 71


Total 5.17


Ave. 83.0 58.6 70.8
Ext. 90.0 43.0
Departure from rainfall
normal


88.2 68.6


1.47 above


1 92 63 77.5 0.03
2 90 61 75.5 -
3 90 64 77.0 -
4 87 62 74.5
5 90 68 79.0 -
6 87 62 74.5 0.71
7 86 62 74.0 -
8 91 61 76.0 -
9 92 64 78.0 0.12
10 92 65 78.5 -
11 91 64 77.5 0.02
12 93 70 81.5 0.37
13 92 70 81.0 T
14 90 70 80.0 -
15 93 69 81.0 -
16 93 67 80.0 -
17 94 69 81.5 2.05
18 93 68 80.5 -
19 91 64 77.5 -
20 92 70 81.0 -
21 92 66 79.0 0.34
22 90 69 79.5 0.09
23 95 71 83.0 -
24 97 71 84.0 -
25 95 69 82.0 -
26 95 69 82.0 -
27 98 72 85.0 -
28 96 68 82.0 -
29 97 69 83.0 -
30 95 61 78.0 -

Total 3.73

Ave. 92.3 66.6 79.4
Ext. 98.0 61.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 2.11


100 73
102 76
102 76
103 76
102 76
95 74
90 73
99 73
101 76
103 76
103 76
103 75
95 78
99 79
104 62
103 82
104 80
96 78
98 76
101 76
104 81
93 78
102 83
107 82
108 83
106 81
111 84
110 85
108 85
107 84


101.9 77.9


below









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JULY 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4"SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE DATE

1 95 66 80.5 107 83 1 91 67
2 95 67 81.0 0.10 106 81 2 89 68
3 95 67 81.0 2.43 103 79 3 90 70
4 92 69 80.5 95 79 4: 78 70
5 93 70 81.5 94 79 5 85 68
6 93 70 81.5 98 79 6 86 66
7 94 71 82.5 1.62 99 80 7 90 64
8 96 73 84.5 98 81 8 92 67
9 93 71 82.0 0.45 95 79 9 94 67
10 93 70 81.5 96 79 10 91 68
11 91 71 81.0 0.03 95 80 11 87 67
12 94 73 83.5 0.08 96 80 12 88 65
13 91 70 80.5 0.70 91 73 13 90 65
14 93 70 81.5 95 73 14 83 66
15 94 68 81.0 0.05 103 79 15 89 69
16 92 69 80.5 0.12 98 78 16 89 72
17 79 72 75.5 0.04 83 78 17 90 70
18 89 68 78.5 0.01 91 77 18 91 71
19 93 66 79.5 104 77 19 91 70
20 92 67 79.5 0.02 101 78 20 92 69
21 88 70 79.0 0.57 98 78 21 93 72
22 76 71 73.5 1.59 80 78 22 96 69
23 87 70 78.5 0.44 90 78 23 89 71
24 87 72 79.5 0.25 88 78 24 82 65
25 84 71 77.5 0.93 83 78 25 86 61
26 88 70 79.0 0.14 89 78 26 87 60
27 91 73 82.0 0.01 94 78 27 89 59
28 85 68 76.5 1.58 87 77 28 93 62
29 83 70 76.5 0.11 84 72 29 87 61
30 88 67 77.5 0.12 91 75 30 88 63
31 89 69 79.0 0.21 93 75 31 81 66


AUGUST 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


79.0 1.18 94 76
78.5 0.19 91 76
80.0 0.34 89 77
74.0 0.80 82 77
76.5 0.23 87 76
76.0 T 92 76
77.0 96 76
79.5 102 76
80.5 104 80
79.5 101 80
77.0 99 81
76.5 0.01 100 79
77.5 100 79
74.5 89 78
79.0 0.01 100 78
80.5 T 99 79
80.0 102 82
81.0 102 82
80.5 102 82
80.5 T 104 82
82.5 107 83
82.5 1.90 110 80
80.0 0.35 95 80
73.5 0.01 88 75
73.5 88 73
73.5 99 73
74.0 101 75
77.5 0.21 102 75
74.0 93 74
75.5 T 97 74
73.5 0.10 85 76


Total 11.60
Ave. 90.0 69.6 79.8
Ext. 96.0 66.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 4.51


Total 5.33
94.3 77.9 Ave. 88.6 66.7 72.6
Ext. 96.0 59.0
Departure from rainfall


96.7 77.7


1.12 below


normal








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SEPTEMBER 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE

1 89 67 78.0 0.30 93 76
2 88 68 78.0 0.86 90 76
3 77 69 73.0 0.03 82 76
4 88 67 77.5 0.03 90 70
5 89 66 77.5 T 94 76
6 89 68 78.5 99 76
7 90 65 77.5 101 79
8 89 64 76.5 102 80
9 92 69 80.5 0.03 105 80
10 89 59 74.0 T 102 76
11 84 51 67.5 T 100 73
12 83 54 68.5 T 98 73
13 82 56 69.0 T 95 73
14 85 52 68.5 96 73
15 85 60 72.5 90 76
16 86 66 76.0 T 89 76
17 88 68 78.0 0.10 92 78
18 91 66 78.5 96 78
19 92 69 80.5 0.02 101 78
20 90 71 80.5 0.02 98 80
21 76 67 71.5 2.97 81 74
22 76 68 72.0 1.50 78 74
23 81 70 75.5 0.11 82 76
24 87 67 77.0 0.03 88 75
25 82 60 71.0 86 70
26 85 61 73.0 89 70
27 88 59 73.5 94 71
28 87 61 74.0 95 72
29 85 58 71.5 93 72
30 81 60 70.5 0.04 86 71

Total 6.04
Ave. 85.8 63.5 74.6 92.8 74.9
Ext. 92.0 51.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.16 above


OCTOBER 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN-
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


1 72 59 65.5 0.50
2 84 66 75.0 0.25
3 77 59 68.0 -
4 84 65 74.5 -
5 86 67 76.5 -
6 83 64 73.5 -
7 82 61 71.5 -
8 86 60 73.0 -
9 85 62 73.5 -
10 84 60 72.0 -
11 83 59 71.0 -
12 88 56 72.0 -
13 85 51 68.0 -
14 86 53 69.5 -
15 86 55 70.5 -
16 83 55 69.0 -
17 83 50 66.5 -
18 81 44 62.5 -
19 84 44 64.0 -
20 83 66 74.5 2.01
21 81 68 74.5 0.05
22 82 69 75.5 0.01
23 83 49 66.0 -
24 74 49 61.5 -
25 67 54 60.5 -
26 70 58 64.0 0.06
27 74 63 68.5 0.04
28 78 53 65.5 T
29 78 52 65.0 -
30 69 52 60.5 -
31 70 55 62.5 -

Total 2.92
Ave. 80.3 57.3 68.8
Ext. 88.0 44.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.36


83.4 69.4


above








-7-


NOVEMBER 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE
1 71 61 66.0 0.46 -
2 80 61 70.5 80 66
3 75 45 60.0 76 59
4 68 48 58.0 0.05 70 59
5 52 34 43.0 0.06 59 48
6 59 34 46.5 64 48
7 67 39 53.0 65 48
8 74 44 59.0 69 51
9 78 42 60.0 74 56
10 75 37 56.0 74 54
11 76 37 56.5 74 54
12 78 41 59.5 74 54
13 78 42 60.0 0.06 72 57
14 59 46 52.5 0.29 61 57
15 58 23 40.5 64 42
16 50 24 37.0 57 41
17 62 34 48.0 60 41
18 75 44 59.5 66 47
19 78 55 66.5 71 57
20 70 33 51.5 0.24 64 45
21 57 27 42.0 56 42
22 63 29 46.0 58 42
23 72 35 53.5 64 42
24 78 44 61.0 71 53
25 75 49 62.0 70 56
26 71 44 57.5 67 55
27 73 43 58.0 70 55
28 77 49 63.0 0.29 69 55
29 62 45 53.5 0.02 64 55
30 66' 34 50.0 65 48

Total 1.47
Ave. 69.2 40.7 55.0 67.1 51.2
Ext. 80.0 23.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.81 below


DECEMBER 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE
1 59 33
2 67 34
3 61 32
4 67 36
5 56 23
6 56 29
7 64 44
8 68 44
9 60 40
10 50 42
11 71 49
12 69 37
13 57 26
14 58 30
15 68 32
16 65 34
17 61 26
18 62 25
19 66 26
20 70 34
21 56 33
22 61 40
23 46 24
24 64 27
25 63 37
26 72 42
27 55 27
28 61 25
29 71 35
30 72 50
31 75 51


46.0 -
50.5 -
46.5 -
51.5 -
39.5 -
42.5 -
54.0 0.80
56.0 T
50.0 0.10
46.0 1.84
60.0 0.06
53.0 -
41.5 -
44.0 -
50.0 -
49.5 -
43.5 -
43.5 -
46.0 -
52.0 -
44.5 -
50.5 0.83
35.0 -
45.5 0.11
50.0 -
57.0 1.72
41.0
43.0 -
53.0 -
61.0 -
63.0 0.03
Total 5.49


Ave. 62.9 34.4 48.6
Ext. 75.0 23.0
Departure from rainfall
normal


59 43
60 43
62 43
62 43
59 41
56 41
59 49
65 53
63 51
52 51
63 52
64 47
58 41
56 41
57 41
59 45
58 41
58 41
58 40
62 45
58 45
54 46
51 39
57 39
61 48
60 46
57 41
55 40
58 40
60 47
65 60

58.9 44.6


2.34 above









HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


1968-1969 SEASON

1968 Bi-Monthly

Oct. 1-15 0

Oct. 16-31 57

Nov. 1-15 103

Nov. 16-30 88

Dec. 1-15 150

Dec. 16-31 124

1969

Jan. 1-15 194

Jan. 16-31 30

Feb. 1 15 92

Feb. 16-28 159

Mar. 1-15 154

Mar. 16-31 36

April 1-15 0

April 16-30 11


Cumulative

0

57

160

248

398

522


1969

Oct.

Oct.

Nov.

Nov.

Dec.

Dec.


HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW

Bi-Monthly Cumulative

1-15 0 0

16-31 0 0

1-15 92 92

16-30 90 182

1-15 129 311

16-31 156 467


716

746

838

997

1151

1187

1187

1198


1969 PRECIPITATION, RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE DATA

Nov. 15 First Fall freezing date

March 27 Last Spring freezing date

Jan. 6 Coldest day 16.0

June 27 Warmest day 98.0

September 21 Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall 2.97 inches

Total rainfall 53.44 inches

Below normal rainfall 0.95 inches

Yearly mean temperature 64.3

Quarterly Rainfall totals Jan. March 11.43, April June 9.16,
July Sept. -0.o', ouc. Dec. 9.88.


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