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Title: 1977 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen seventy-seven climatoloical report for Monticello, Florida
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Language: English
Creator: French, W. J. ( Author, Primary )
Publisher: Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Experiment Station, IFAS, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Monticello, Fla.
Copyright Date: 1979
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BI- AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER MONTICELLO
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION IFAS
9 7- / UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

Research Report BB 1979-1 January 9, 1979

1977 CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA
W. J. French1

This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Agricultural
Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1977.
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 1977, last
freezing date of 1977, coldest date of 1977, warmest date of 1977, quart-
erly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1977, heaviest 24 hour period of
rainfall in 1977, and number of thunderstorms by month.



HUME LIBRARY

SEP 28 1979

I.F.A.S. Univ. of Florida
1 Associate Plant Pathologist

The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman.












January 1977

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


February 1977


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


DATE


62 28 45.0 0.00 60
50 29 39.5 0.00 54
45 33 39.0 1.72 44
45 41 43.0 0.02 46
50 41 45.5 T 53
65 35 50.0 0.00 60
68 36 52.0 0.39 62
53 31 42.0 0.00 59
50 33 41.5 0.00 52
66 41 53.5 0.05 58
47 23 35.0 0.00 51
42 23 32.5 0.00 47
51 26 38.5 0.00 52
61 39 50.0 0.05 57
61 52 56.5 1.21 57
58 30 44.0 0.00 63
56 17 36.5 0.00 58
33 16 24.5 0.00 42
36 14 25.0 T-snow 37
32 13 22.5 0.00 42
50 25 37.5 0.00 50
51 22 36.5 0.00 53
54 24 39.0 0.00 55
53 32 42.5 T 51
56 39 47.5 0.34 51
52 26 39.0 0.00 57
55 27 41.0 0.03 50
57 48 52.5 0.42 54
77 27 52.0 0.00 65
44 25 34.5 0.00 53
46 30 38.0 0.14 48


Total


4.37


40 1 47
40 2 50
39 3 57
39 4 50
45 5 62
44 6 59
44 7 54
43 8 57
42 9 58
45 10 58
35 11 67
35 12 72
35 13 72
41 14 68
52 15 68
43 16 72
35 17 50
34 18 55
33 19 72
33 20 75
33 21 55
34 22 59
35 23 69
40 24 75
42 25 71
37 26 83
37 27 77
45 28 68
42
38
38


20 33.5 T
22 36.0 0.00
33 45.0 0.00
44 47.0 0.40
43 52.5 0.00
26 42.5 0.00
23 38.5 0.00
25 41.0 0.00
30 44.0 0.00
26 42.0 0.00
27 47.0 0.00
29 50.5 0.00
42 57.0 0.10
36 52.0 0.10
36 52.0 0.00..
35 53.5 T-snow
28 39.0 0.01
31 43.0 0.00
48 60.0 0.00
43 59.0 0.00
25 40.0 0.00
26 42.5 0.00
34 51.5 0.00
46 60.5 0.96
42 56.5 0.00
41 62.0 0.00
47 62.0 0.00
37 52.5 1.24


Total


Avg. 52.5 29.9 41.2
Ext. 77.0 13.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.61 above


52.9


Avg. 63.6 33.8 48.7
Ext. 83.0 20.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.45 below


DATE


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


63.3









-3-


March 1977

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


Api j1 1977
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL lEr, FPRATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE


29 43.5 0.00
33 49.0 0.00
37 53.5 0.00
49 61.5 0.00
59 64.0 1.47
59 62.0 0.04
51 61.5 1.21
34 49.5 0.00
37 51.5 0.00
47 59.5 T
54 58.5 0.57
62 70.0 0.00
63 72.5 0.86
44 60.5 0.00
46 64.0 0.00
53 68.5 0.00
51 67.0 0.00
56 69.5 0.00
67 75.5 0.00
69 76.5 0.00
60 69.0 0.00
63 71.0 0.02
37 51.5 0.00
36 51.5 0.00
45 57.5 0.00
47 62.0 0.00
54 66.5 0.00
55 67.0 0.00
62 69.5 T
61 69.0 0.00
67 72.5 0.00


Total


41 1 78
41 2 82
45 3 81
50 4 85
62 5 83
62 6 71
58 7 69
47 8 78
47 9 85
47 10 80
56 11 78
61 12 82
67 13 82
55 14 31
55 15 81
56 16 85
62 17 :
62 18 87
69 19 85
71 20 85
67 21 84
67 22 85
55 23 84
53 24 77
53 25 79
60 26 78
60 27 70
62 28 75
62 29 80
66 30 83
66


4.17


63 70.5 0.00
63 72.5 0.00
66 73.5 0.00
70 77.5 0.00
55 69.0 0.26
37 54.0 0.00
39 54.0 0.00
48 63.0 0.00
49 67.0 0.00
41 60.5 0.00
45 61.5 0.00
49 65,5 0.00
48 65.0 0.00
48 64.5 0.00
52 66.5 0.00
50 67 5 0.00
50 69.0 0.00
56 71.5 0.00
58 71.5 0.00
52 68.5 0.00
64 74.0 0.00
67 76.0 T
65 74.5 0.08
65 71.0 2.28
54 66.5 0.00
44 61.0 0.00
41 55.5 0.00
41 58.0 0.00
47 63.5 0.00
52 67.5 0.00


Total


Avg. 74.3 51.2 62.8
Ext. 84.0 "L..O
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.43 below


76.3


Avq. 80.7 52.6 66.7
Ext. 88.0 37.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.61 below


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


78 71
89 69
85 71
90 74
88 69
78 54
84 53
87 55
90 61
88 60
87 60
,, 1 61
83 62
91 63
91 64
94 66
99 66
93 67
90 69
93 68
90 68
90 72
90 73
78 70
82 62
86 60
86 58
89 58
91 60
94 63


88.3


DATE


2.62











June 1977


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


DATE


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


DATE


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


51 68.0 0.00
57 71.0 0.00
61 72.0 0.00
61 73.5 0.00
60 73.0 0.00
62 75.0 0.00
61 75.5 0.00
66 78.0 0.00
64 78.0 0.68
64 73.5 0.00
57 68.5 0.00
52 66.0 0.00
49 64.5 0.00
55 70.0 0.00
55 71.5 0.00
57 73.0 0.00
55 73.0 0.00
55 72.0 0.00
57 73.0 0.00
59 75.0 0.00
64 78.5 0.00
59 74.5 0.00
61 75.0 0.00
66 75.5 0.18
64 73.5 0.00
62 74.5 0.01
62 75.0 0.00
63 75.5 0.07
63 74.5 0.30
65 77.0 0.00
65 78.5 0.00


94
94
97
95
95
98
98
101
100
88
85
90
95
96
97
99
101
96
99
100
101
93
97
93
91
99
89
98
95
96
103


66 1 92
66 2 92
70 3 95
72 4 93
72 5 93
72 6 95
75 7 98
75 8 86
72 9 89
69 10 92
65 11 96
65 12 99
66 13 101
66 14 100
70 15 98
70 16 100
71 17 95
71 18 92
71 19 93
72 20 93
74 21 90
75 22 95
74 23 94
71 24 93
71 25 96
72 26 94
72 27 94
73 28 96
72 29 97
72 30 97
74


Total


65 78.5 0.00
64 78.0 0.00
61 78.0 0.00
63 78.0 0.00
65 79.0 0.00
70 82.5 0.00
67 82.5 0.21
55 70.5 0.00
55 72.0 0.00
62 77.0 0.00
64 80.0 0.00
72 85.5 0.00
73 87.0 0.07
71 85.5 0.00
68 83.0 0.00
68 84.0 0.52
68 81.5 0.54
69 80.5 0.82
70 81.5 0.00
68 80.5 0.10
69 79.5 0.02
68 81.5 0.02
70 82.0 0.02
68 80.5 0.00
69 82.5 0.00
74 84.0 0.00
71 82.5 0.00
68 82.0 0.00
68 82.5 0.00
67 82.0 0.00


Total


2.37


Avg. 87.1 59.7 73.4
Ext. 93.0 49.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.38 below


95.9


Avg. 94.6 67.0 80.8
Ext. 101.0 55.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.57 below


102
96
104
104
102
106
100
97
99
102
104
106
106
107
102
101
99
95
95
104
98
104
104
103
106
106
104
106
106
106


102.5


I


May 1977


1T2








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JULY 1977

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

DATE DATE


AUGUST 1977

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Tin. i'lan Inches Max. Mmin.


1 95 71 83.0 0.00 106
2 97 70 83.5 0.05 108
3 91 65 78.0 0.71 96
4 92 68 80.0 0.00 96
5 94 68 81.0 0.00 100
6 94 69 81.5 0.00 103
7 97 72 84.5 0.00 106
8 98 72 85.0 0.00 102
9 97 69 83.0 0.00 108
10 95 68 81.5 0.00 106
11 94 67 80.5 0.00 102
12 96 70 83.0 0.00 106
13 96 67 81.5 0.00 100
14 100 73 86.5 0.00 107
15 "': 71 84.5 0.00 109
16 97 69 83.0 0.11 108
* 17 97 68 82.5 0.05 104
18 92 69 80.5 1.00 100
19 87 70 78.5 0.03 89
20 92 67 79.5 0.00 96
21 94 67 80.5 0.00 104
22 94 71 82.5 0.21 101
23 97 73 85.0 0.00 105
24 95 68 81.5 0.36 101
25 92 64 78.0 0.00 96
26 93 67 80.0 0.00 102
27 95 69 82.0 0.00 106
28 94 71 82.5 0.11 103
29 94 70 82.0 0.00 102
30 93 72 82.5 0.16 98
31 91 71 81.0 0.25 95


Total


3.04


81 1 89
83 2 87
75 3 80
75 4 90
75 5 91
78 6 94
80 7 93
82 8 93
83 9 95
83 10 94
81 11 89
81 12 93
80 13 92
80 14 89
85 15 85
84 16 88
80 17 91
77 18 90
76 19 89
76 20 88
76 21 84
77 22 86
78 23 88
76 24 87
75 25 83
75 26 87
78 27 88
80 28 89
80 29 90
79 30 90
78 31 89


70 79.5 0.12 90
72 79.5 0.17 89
72 76.0 0.35 83
71 80.5 0.01 90
71 81.0 T 100
70 82.0 0.45 104
69 81.0 0.00 95
70 81.5 0.00 102
67 81.0 0.02 104
67 80.5 0.22 106
66 77.5 0.37 90
68 80.5 0.03 98
66 79.0 0.05 103
67 78.0 0.06 97
71 78.0 1.15 85
68 78.0 0.01 90
71 81.0 0.00 97
69 79.5 0.42 93
72 80.5 0.04 90
73 80.5 1.18 88
72 78.0 1.17 85
71 78.5 0.00 88
69 78.5 0.00 90
69 78.0 0.20 92
71 77.0 0.87 84
70 78.5 0.00 89
69 78.5 0.37 90
72 80.5 0.57 90
73 81.5 0.00 90
72 81.0 0.12 95
71 80.0 0.01 93


Total


7.96


Avg. 94.5 69.2 81.9
Ext. 100.0 64.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 4.38 below


102.1


Avg. 89.1 70.0 79.6
Ext. 95.0 66.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.64 above


92.9











SEPTEMBER 1977


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

DATE


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


69 79.5 0.00
71 80.0 0.00
72 77.5 0.07
71 72.0 0.51
72 79.0 0.08
71 79.5 0.99
73 81.0 0.01
74 80.0 1.35
69 79.0 0.00
70 80.5 0.00
68 79.5 0.00
68 79.5 0.00
69 79.5 0.11
68 79.0 0.00
69 80.0 0.00
70 80.0 0.15
70 77.5 0.49
69 78.0 0.08
65 75.0 0.60
67 76.5 0.65
67 77.0 0.00
67 78.5 0.00
67 77.5 0.00
66 75.5 0.00
68 77.0 0.00
67 78.0 0.00
66 77.5 0.00
67 78.5 0.01
59 74.0 0.00
61 74.5 0.16


Total


5.26


98 76 1 77
100 76 2 89
85 77 3 90
83 76 4 73
89 76 5 74
92 78 6 79
90 76 7 80
85 76 8 83
89 75 9 85
95 75 10 79
99 77 11 79
99 77 12 83
98 75 13 70
91 75 14 66
94 75 15 66
96 76 16 74
87 76 17 68
90 75 18 67
87 72 19 74
89 72 20 78
91 74 21 73
93 74 22 78
95 74 23 77
95 74 24 79
91 75 25 76
97 76 26 78
96 76 27 78
96 76 28 76
96 74 29 80
97 74 30 78
31 76


66 71.5 1.00 79. 73
69 79.0 0.00 87 72
58 74.0 0.00 91 70
45 59.0 O.C1 77 62
44 59.0 0.00 86 61
45 62.0 0.00 90 61
48 64.0 0.00 89 65
48 65.5 0.00 90 64
65 75.0 0.26 90 69
48 63.5 0.16 81 61
48 63.5 0.00 82 61
55 69.0 T 84 63
42 56.0 0.03 75 55
37 51.5 0.00 78 54
34 50.0 0.00 79 54
38 56.0 0.00 81 54
34 51.0 0.00 80 54
33 50.0 0.00 79 54
34 54.0 0.00 80 54
40 59.0 0.00 82 58
40 56.5 0.00 78 58
44 61.0 0.00 82 59
50 63.5 0.00 78 62
56 67.5 0.00 80 62
62 69.0 0.00 77 67
68 73.0 0.07 77 70
51 64.5 0.00 85 63
53 64.5 0.00 83 63
50 65.0 0.00 85 63
53 65.5 0.00 81 64
54 65.0 0.00 78 63


Total


1.52


Avg. 88.2 68.3 78.3
Ext. 91.0 59.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.37 below


92.8


Avg. 77.2 48.8 63.0
Ext. 90.0 33.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.18 below


DATE


82.1


OCTOBER 1977











NOVEMBER 1977

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


DATE


DECEMBER 1977


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


DATE


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


73 45 59.0 0.00 78 59 1 74 64 69.0 1.77
73 50 61.5 0.00 77 59 2 67 51 59.0 0.04
75 64 69.5 0.00 77 68 3 59 37 48.0 0.00
74 66 70.0 0.40 76 70 4 72 38 55.0 0.00
76 54 65.0 0.97 77 64 5 75 44 59.5 0.14
78 58 68.0 0.45 77 63 6 80 52 66.0 0.54
76 51 63.5 0.00 75 59 7 55 27 41.0 0.00
77 55 66.0 0.00 74 59 8 49 26 37.5 0.00
79 56 67.5 0.00 78 62 9 66 27 46.5 0.00
79 55 67.0 0.02 77 65 10 76 28 52.0 0.16
58 30 44.0 0.00 70 49 11 45 23 34.0 0.00
61 31 46.0 0.00 69 481 12 53 27 40.0 0.00
63 26 44.5 0.00 69 46 13 63 40 51.5 0.00
59 27 43.0 0.00 68 45 14 72 52 62.0 0.18
65 31 48.0 0.00 69 45 15 75 52 63.5 0.47
71 37 54.0 0.00 69 49 16 66 49 57.5 0.00
65 56 60.5 0.11 62 57 17 69 53 61.0 T
78 49 63.5 0.04 73 58 18 75 49 62.0 0.13
68 48 58.0 0.00 70 58 19 66 32 49.0 0.00
73 54 66.0 0.00 70 58 20 71 33 52.0 0.00
74 57 65.5 0.00 71 60 21 74 40 57.0 0.70
80 58 69.0 0.00 77 62 22 51 28 39.5 0.00
79 60 69.5 0.55 76 63 23 50 25 37.5 0.00
75 51 63.0 T 75 67 24 56 29 42.5 T
78 45 61.5 0.02 75 68 25 63 40 51.5 1.16
74 42 58.0 0.00 73 53 26 62 28 45.0 0.00
52 28 40.0 0.00 64 45 27 48 21 34.5 0.00
65 38 51.5 0.00 64 45 28 51 22 36.5 0.00
75 45 60.0 0.00 70 50 29 51 23 37.0 0.00
78 47 62.5 0.00 71 54 30 57 25 41.0 0.37
31 63 52 57.5 0.26


Total


2.56


Total


5.92


Avg. 71.7 47.8 59.8
Ext. 80.0 26.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.14 below


72.4


Avg. 63.0 36.7 49.9
Ext. 80.0 21.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.21 above


62.0


a




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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


1976

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


1976 1977 SEASON


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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


19
68
185
296
420
588


Bi-Monthly


Cumulative


780
1050
1220
1318
1354
1372


1977

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


Bi-Monthl y


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


Cumulative

29
59
132
165
270
398


1977 PRECIPITATION, RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE DATA


First fall freezing date November 11 30.0
Last spring freezing date March 1 29.0
Coldest day January 20 13.0
Warmest day June 13 101.0
Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall April 24 2.28
Total yearly rainfall 43.79
Below normal rainfall 10.77
Yearly mean temperature 65.5
Quarterly rainfall totals: Jan. March 11.35 J
April June 6.18 0

Thunderstorms observed 33
Number of thunderstorms by month: Quarte
January 2 July 2 Januar
February 2 August 10 April
March 1 September 9 July -
April 1 October 1 Octobe


May 1
June 3


November 0
December 1


uly Sept. 16.26
:t. Dec. 10.00


rly thunderstorm totals:
S- March 5
- June 5
September 21
r December 2


Trace of snow January 19, 1977
0.14 rain and sleet January 31, 1977
Trace of snow February 16, 1977
0.10 of snow February 17, 1977


1977

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


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




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