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Title: 1976 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen seventy-six 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: 1977
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i AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER MONTICELLO
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION IFAS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

Research Report BB 1977-4 December 31, 1977


1976 CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA

W. J. French

This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Agricultural

Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1976.

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.

SPage 8 gives the hours of chilling, first freezing date of 1976, last
freezing date of 1976, coldest date of 1976, warmest date of 1976, quart-

erly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1976, heaviest 24 hour period of

rainfall in 1976, and number of thunderstorms by month.


1Associate Plant Pathologist

The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman


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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 65 36 50.5 0.19
2 62 32 47.0 0.00
3 69 30 49.5 0.00
4 74 38 56.0 0.31
5 48 25 36.5 0.00
6 51 25 38.0 0.03
7 58 38 30.5 0.00
8 66 43 54.5 0.92
9 52 22 37.0 0.00
10 42 20 31.0 0.00
11 56 21 38.5 0.00
12 70 42 56.0 0.21
13 68 42 55.0 0.00
14 75 49 62.0 0.00
15 67 32 49.5 0.00
16 62 31 46.5 0.00
17 63 33 49.5 0.05
18 46 23 34.5 0.00
19 42 16 29.0 0.00
20 49 18 33.5 0.00
21 63 27 45.0 0.00
22 59 28 43..5 0.00
23 57 25 41.'0 0.00
24 66 27 46.5 0.00
25 69 44 56.5 0.00
26 73 50 61.5 0.00
27 71 59 65.0 1.98
28 60 29 44..5 0.13
29 50 29 39.:5 0.00
30 62 30 46.0 0.00
31 67 30 48.5 0.00


65
60
61
65
57
51
56
59
59
49
51
55
66
63
65
61
60
55
43
52
57
59
58
61
64
64
60
64
55
56
60


47 1 70 41 55.5 0.28
44 2 64 33 48.5 0.45
43 3 58 36 47.0 0.00
50 4 73 50 61.5 0.00
38 5 73 39 56.0 0.00
38 6 77 40 58:5 0.00
44 7 66 39 52.5 0.02
49 8 49 23 36.0 0.00
37 9 55 28 41.5 0.00
37 10 63 31 47.0 0.00
37 11 71 31 51.0 0.00
43 12 75 45 60.0 0.00
51 13 75 45 60.0 0.00
51 14 77 45 61.0 0.00
44 15 80 49 64.5 0.00
34 16 78 49 63.5 0.00
43 17 70 49 64.5 0.00
37 18 76 55 65.5 0.00
33 19 75 60 67.5 0.04
33 20 81 43 62.0 0.00
36 21 79 45 -62.0 0.00
40 22 79 61 70.0 0.18
39 23 66 37 51.15 0.00
39 24 62 28 45.0 0.00
42 25 70 32 51.0 0.00
49 26. 75 38 56.5 0.00
56 27 74 41 57.5 0.00
40 28 76 40 58.0 0.00
39 29 80 44 62.0 0.00
'39
42,


64 42
60 42
59 42
63 45
69 49.
71 47
64 52
63 41
60 41
64 41
67 45
71 48
74 54
75 54
77 57
75 57
80 59
74 60
73 61
80 56
72 56
81 60
69 45
68 45
71 45
75 48
76 54
78 54
78 56


Total 0.97


Ave. 60.7 32.1 46.4
Ext. 75.0 .16.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.06 above


58.4


Ave. 71.6 41.3 56.5
Ext. 81.0 23.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.29 below


DATE


Total


3.82


70.7


February 1976


January 1976


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MARCH 1976 *

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


APRIL 1976

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


DATE DATE


1 81
2 84
3 78
4 85
5 83
6 82
7 82
8 75
9 78
10 78
11 64
12 74
13 77
14 75
15 64
16 79
17 76
18 58
19 70
20 74
21 78
22 78
23 58
24 70
25 78
26 74
27 77
28 77
29 79
30 83
31 81


51 66.0 0.00 81 56 1 78 43 60.5 0.08
53 68.5 0.00 82 60 2 70 46 58.0 0.00
54 66.0 0.00 76 62 3 75 41 58.0 0.00
60 72.5 0.06 85 65 4 80 44 62.0 0.00
58 70.5 0.00 84 65 5 81 46 63.5 0.00
57 69.5 0.00 84 65 6 81 58 69.5 0.00
58 70.0 0.00 83 65 7 67 56 61.5 0.21
50 62.5 0.00 83 62 8 77 59 68.0 0.00
58 68.0) 1.44 79 62 9 76 47 61.5 0.00
49 63.5 0.07 73 56 10 73 43 58.0 0.00
39 51.5 0.00 71 52 11 76 45 60.5 0.00
43 58.5 0.00 75 52 12 78 53 65.5 0.00
56 66.5 0.00 73 56 13 80 57 68.5 0.00
48 61.5 0.38 76 60 14 80 58 69.0 0.01
54 59.0 0.00 66 60 15 77 56 66.5 0.17
63 71.0 0.00 76 58 16 80 51 65.5 0.00
38 57.0 0.77 70 48 17 81 54 67.5 0.00
31 44.5 0.00 66 46 18 81 53 67.0 0.00
40 55.0 0.00 72 46 19 84 54 69.0 0.00
46 60.0 0.00 76 51 20 90 60 75.0 0.00
46 68.0 0.00 79 51 21 84 57 70.5 0.00
57 67.5 0.01 79 52 22 84 62 73.0 0.00
43 50.5 0.24 62 51 23 84 56 70.0 0.00
41 55.5 0.00 70 51 24 86 55 70.5 0.00
49 63.5 0.00 76 52 25 87 60 73.5 0.00
52 63.0 0.02 74 59 26 78 57 67.5 0.07
56 66.5 0.00 78 60 27 77 44 60.5 0.00
58 67.5 2.39 78 60 28 77 46 61.5 0.00
64 71.5 0.00 78 60 29 83 52 67.5 0.00
59 71.0 0.00 81 66 30 83 62 72.5 0.00
65 73.0 0.00 -85 66


Total


5.38


Total


0.54


Ave. 75.8 51.9 63.9
Ext. 85.0 31.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.22 below


76.3 Ave. 79.6 52.5 66.1
Ext. 90.0 41.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.69 below


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80 57
81 57
84 56
84 56
87 57
89 62
72 62
81 62
80 60
85 59
86 58
85 62
88 65
87 68
83 65
88 63
90 63
90 66
95 66
95 69
94 71
92 71
90' 70
92 70
95 71
81 67
93 64
91 64
94 64
88 68


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MAY 1976 JUNE 1976

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 DATE

1 81 64 72.5 1.51 88 71 1 87 62 74.5 0.00 95 73
2 79 62 70.5 0.07 81 69 2. 85 66 75.5 0.19 89 72
3 77 49 63.0 0.00 82 60 3 76 65 70.5 0.13 79 71
4 81 53 67.0 0.00 90 60 4' 86 64 75.0 0.28 90 70
5 76 46 61.0 0.00 89 62 5 82 66 74.0 0.55 84 70
6 82 54 68.0 0.00 92 62 6 74 61 67.5 T 79 68
7 83 63 73.0, 0.00 89 69 7 80 57 68.5 0.00 91 69
8 84 62 73.0 0.01 90 73 8 82 61 71.5 0.00 94 69
9 78 62 70.0 0.30 81 70 9 85 60 72.5 0.00 97 72
10 71 57 64.0 0.00 75 65 10 88 61 74.5 0.00 98 73
11 81 61 71.0 0.00 85 65 11 90 62' 76.0 0.00 99 75
12 81 63 72.0 0.00 -85 69 12 90 65 77.5 0.00 100 76
13 85 60 72.5 0.00 93 69 13 92 66 79.0 0.00 103 78
14 85 63 74.0 0.00 96 70 14 92 64 78.0 0.00 102 78
15 82 69 75.5 2.18 82 73 15 88 60 74.0 0.00 100 76
* 16 84 62 73.0 0.18 86 70 16 89 67 78.0 0.05 101 76
17 84 61 72.5 0.61 82 70 17 82 68 75.0 0.04 84 75
18 84 64 74.0 0.00 86 70 18 89 67 78.0 0.08 98 75
19 77 46 61.5 0.00 90 62 19 87 71 79.0 0.48 92 75
20 77 50 63.5 0.00 91 62 20 84 70 77.0 0.85 84 75
21 82 57 69.5 0.00 94 65 21 74 66 70.0 0.57 77 72
22 84 65 74.5 0.18 91 72 22 82 67 '74.5 0.01 85 72
23 78 68 73.0 2.60 80 73 23 87 67 77.0 0.01 90 72
24 79 67 73.0 1.05 82 72 24 87 65 76.0 0.65 95 72
25 79 62 70.5 0.79 83 69 25 88 67 77.5 0.01 89 72
26 82 59 70.5 0.00 87 68 26 90 68 79.0 0.00 94 74
27 84 60 72.0 T 89 68 27 91 68 79.5 0.00 99 78
28 78 66 72.0 0.28 78 73 28 92 67 79.5 0.90 102 76
29 81 60 70.5 0.02 82 71 29 89 67 78.0 2.03 95 75
30 83 65 74.0 0.00 91 71 30 88' 69 78.5 0.03 92 75
31 86 60 73.0 0.00 96 73

Total 9.78 Tot&l: 1 6.86

Ave. 80.9 60.0 70.5 86.6 Ave. 85.9 65.1 75.5 92.6
Ext. 86.0 46.0 Ext. 92.0 57.0
Departure from normal Departure from normal
rainfall 6.16 above rainfall 0.97 above


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JULY 1976

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


DATE


1 83 69 76.0 0.53 85
2 86 69 77.5 0.11 87
3 87 66 76.5 0.20 90
4 89 69 79.0 0.63 91
5 89 69 79.0 0.00 89
6 88 68 78.0 0.07 91
7 79 68 73.5 0.41 89
8 84 66 75.0 0.44 87
9 87 68 77.5 0.00 93
10 91 67 79.0 0.00 99
11 92 63 77.5 0.00 102
12 90 70 80.0 0.00 103
13 90 73 81.5 0.00 99
14 92 73 82.5 0.00 102
15 92 73 82.5 0.00 104
S16 95 71 83.0 0.00 107
17 94 72 83.0 0.00 107
18 92 68 80.0 1.59 105
19 89 68 78.5 0.01 94
20 91 69 80.0 0.00 100
21 92 69 80.5 0.00 104
22 92 70 81.0 0.00 104
23 91 69 80.0 0.75 98
24 93 69 81.0 0.21 97
25 93 71 82.0 0.00 97
26 91 71 81.0 0.00 101
27 93 68 80.5 0.00 105
28 93 69 81.0 0.00 105
29 92 69 80.5 0.00 103
30 90 70 80.0 T 97
31 87 72 79.5 0.12 91


AUGUST 1976


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


DATE


75 1 91 71 81.0 0.00
75 2 91 73 82.0 0.00
75 3 90 71 80.5 1.38
74 4 83 70 76.5 0.26
75 5 82 '70 76.0 0.01
75 6 88 68 78.0 0.00
74 7 92 69 80.5 0.00
73 8 88 71 79.5 0.00
73 9 92 68 80.0 0.05
77 10 91 68 79.5 T
77. 11 92 67 79.5 0.00
79 12 93 67 80.0 0.00
79 13 93 70 81.5 0.11
81 14 86 67 76.5 0.67
81 15 89 69 79.0, 0.17
83 16 88 68 78.0 T
83 17 91 71 81.0 0.20
79 18 87 66 76.5 0.12
76 19 84 60 72.0 0.00
76 20 83 65. 74.0 0.00
76 21 81 61 71.0 0.00
80 22 86 65 75.5 0.00
77 23 91 68 '79.5 0.00
77 24 92 72 82.0 0.12
78 25 90 72 81.0 0.00
80 26 91 71 81.0 1.01
80 27 84 71 77.5 0.46
81 28 89 67 78.0 0.00
81 29 90 67 78.5 0.00
80 30 90 70 80.0 0.00
78 31 93 69 81.0 0.28


101 78
103 81
96 78
87 76
86 76
92 76
102 75
99 80
102 77
102 77
103 80
107 81
106 80
91 76
94 75
91 75
97 75
92 73
89 70
89 70
89 73
96 73
102 78
103 80
98 80
100 78
87 76
90 75
97 75
99 77
102 78


Total 5.07


Ave. 89.9 69.2 79.6
Ext. 95.0 63.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.35 below


97.6


Total :47T


Ave. 88.7 68.5 78.6
Ext. 93.0 60.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.48 below


96.5


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SEPTEMBER 1976

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


OCTOBER 1976

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


DATE

1 86 67 76.5 0.00
2 87 67 77.0 0.00
3 89 68 78.5 0.03
4 91 70 80.5 0.00
5 .89 68 78.5 1.12
6 78 67 72.5 0.34
7 84 68 76.0 0.15
8 84 69 76.5 0.10
9 85 69 77.0 0.00
10 88 70 79.0 0.00
11 87 55 71.0 0.00
12 84 55 69.5 0.00
13 79 62 70.5 0.00
14 79 65 72.0 0.04
15 75 61 68.0 0.00
16 82 59 70.5 0.00
17 84 59 71.5 0.00
18 86 60 73.0 0.00
19 88 61 74.5 0.00
20 89 62 75.5 0.00
21 89 65 77.0 0.00
22 79 63 71.0 T
23 84 58 71.0 0.00
24 88 66 77.0 0.00
25 86 67 76.5 1.89
26 84 68 76.0 0.01
27 87 68 77.5 0.00
28 88 69 78.5 0.00
29 84 70 77.0 0.08
30 81 70 75.5 0.75


Total


Ave. 84.8 64.9 74.9
Ext. 91.0 55.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.12 below


DATE


88 73 1 80 54 67.0 0.00
93 73 2 77 52 64.5 0.00
96 76 3 81 52 66.5 0.00
102' 78 4 84 53 68.5 0.00
97 77 5 85 56 70.5 0.00
83 75 6 85 61 73.0 0.00
85 75 7 82 65 73.5 0.64
87 75 8 75 67 71.0 1.93
89 75 9 76 55 65.5 3.46
92 75 10 68 46 57.0 0.00
90 68 11 70 42 56.0 0.00
94 68 12 72 42 57.0 0.00
87 72 13 72 40 56.0 0.00
85 72 14 75 41 58.0 0.00
81 70 15 81 49 65.0 0.00
93 70 16 82 52 67.0 0.00
96 72 17 74 56 65.0 0.53
97 73 18 72 52 62.0 0.46
97 74 19 66 51 58.5 0.00
97 75 20 78 51 64.5 0.04
96 76 -21 70 39 -54,5 0.06
85 73 22 61 35 48.0 0.00
95 73 23 68 35 51.5 0.00
95 74 24 75 38 56.5 0.00
89 75 25 79 51 65.0 0.00
88 74 26 70 56 63.0 0.95
86 73 27 66 43 54.5 0.00
90 73 28 65 44 54.5 0.00
84 75 29 55 36 45.5 0.00
81 75 30 70 36 53.0 0.00
31 70 51 60.5 0.13


4.51


90.6


Total


Ave. 73.7 48.4 61.1
Ext. 85.0 35.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 5.50 above


8.20


76.9


82 64
83 64
88 63
89 65
89 67
89 69
79 71
73 71
76 66
78 59
75 56
76 55
78 54
80 56
84 58
87 63
73 65
75 61
72 57
79 57
75 52
72 50
74 50
78 52
78 58
68 62
71 53
68 52
59 45
70 45
65 45


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NOVEMBER 1976

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

DATE DATE


61 40 50.5 0.00 70 49 1
64 37 50.0V 0.00 70 49 2
70 45 57.5 T 71 50 3
70 39 54.5 0.00 74 52 4
69 36 52.5 0.00 71 51 5
60 26 43.0 0.00 70 46 6
63 31 47.0 0.00 68 45 7
72 35 53.5 0.00 71 47 8
59 23 41.0 0.00 67 42 9
65 30 47.5 0.00 67 42 10
74 42 58.0 0.00 69 48 11
75 49 62.0 0.00 75 56 12
68 44 56.0 0.00 70 55 13
58 42 50.0 0.00 66 55 14
53 44 48.5 0.81 56 55 15
52 47 49.5 0.01 59 53 16
50 47 48.5 0.19 53 53 17
55 48 51.5 1.10 55 53 18
70 43 56.5 0.00 68 51 19
72 46 59.0 0.48 66 51 20
57 53 55.0 0.42 60 57 21
65 31 48.0 0.00 66 44 22
53 25 39.0 0.00 59 39 23
53 27 40.0 0.00 57 39 24
62 29 45.5 0.00 60 39 25
69 34 51.5 0.00 64 42 26
69 55 62.0 0.63 65 53 27
71 66 68.5 4.36 68 62 28
71 51 61.0 0.53 69 62 29
52 29 40.5 0.14 62 42 30
31


Total

Ave. 63.4 39.8 51.6
Ext. 75.0 23.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 6.25 above


8.67


65.5


DECEMBER 1976

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


43 29 36.0 0.00
50 32 41.0 0.00
50 31 40.5 0.00
62 .30 .46.0 0.00
64 32 48.0 0.00
60 34 47.0 0.00
65 51 58.0 .0.28
64 38 51.0 0.90
52 27 39.5 0.00
56 28 42.0 0.00
68 45 56.5 0.20
64 55 59.5 0.32
74 58 66.0 0.64
60 44 52.0 0.08
52 44 48.0 0.37
55 45 50.0 0.02
62 35 48.5 0.00
67 35 51.0 0.00
71 37 54.0 0.00
70 41 55.5 0.10
60 29 44.5 0.21
43 19 31.0 0.00
44 28 36.0 0.02
51 24 37.5 0.00
59 25 42.0 0.00
69 39 54.0 0.62
53 31 42.0 0.02
64 32 48.0 0.00
69 41 55.0 0.10
63 28 45.5 0.00
66 30 48.0 0.17


Total

Ave. 59.7 35.4 47.6
Ext. 74.0 19.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.34 above


52 41
53 41
49 41
60 41
63 42
58 42
60 53
60 49
58 39
56 39
60 45
62 55
69 61
62 52
55 52
59 52
52 44
67 44
61 43
61 48
57 40
52 38
45 33
50 40
54 39
56 41
58 41
68 40
60 48
58 41
56 40


57.8


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1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
167
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30


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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW

1975 1976 SEASON


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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


0
13
52
191
287
465


Bi-Monthly


170'
187
84
52
7
31


Cumulative


635
822
906
958
965
996


1976

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


Bi-Monthly


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


19
49
117
111
124
168


Cumulative

19
68
185
296
420
588


1 1976 PRECIPITATION AND TEMPERATURE DATA


First fall freezing date November 6 26.0
Last spring freezing date March 18 -.31.0
Coldest day January 19 16.0
Warmest day July 16 95.0
Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall November 28 4.36
Total yearly rainfall 62.69
Above normal rainfall 8.13
Yearly mean temperature 64.4
Quarterly rainfall totals: Jan. March 10.17 July Sept. 14.42
April June 17.18 Oct. Dec. 20.92


Thunderstorms observed 41
Number of thunderstorms by month:
January 2 July 3
February 0 August 6
March 5 September 2
April 0 October 4
May 8 November 3
June 8 December 0


Quarterly thunderstorm totals:
January March 7
April June 16
July September 11
October December 7


1975

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


1976

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


1-15
16-31
1-15
16-29
1-15
16-31


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