Title: 1972 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Title: 1972 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen seventy-two climatological 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: 1973
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AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER, MONTICELLO

Monticello, Florida


Prsearch. Report BBL ? March 7, 1973

1972 at QEifA L REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA

by W. J. French1


This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Agricultural

Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1972.

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

Monticallo 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 1972, last

freezing date of 1972, coldest date of 1972, warmest date of 1972, quarter-

ly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1972, heaviest 24 hour period of rain-

fall in 1972, and number of thunderstorms by month.



















The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman
200 cc
3/7/73
3/7/73
















JANUARY 1972

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


FEBRUARY 1972

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


1 76 55
2 76 55
3 70 54
4 71 56
5 74 60
6 6S 35
7 44 23
8 59 24
9 67 28
10 73 46
11 77 63
12 72 57
13 77 59
* 14 75 61
15 65 40
16 49 20
17 38 21
18 53 21
19 67 30
20 72 42
21 68 47
22 65 53
23 66 49
24 72 44
25 76 47
26 67 52
27 67 52
28 78 49
29 75 51
30 77 58
31 78 39


65.5 1.18 74
65.5 T 74
62.0 0.55 66
63.5 0.01 70
67.0 0.32 71
51.5 0.03 69
33.5 0.00 53
41.5 0.00 56
47.5 0.00 60
59.5 0.00 65
70.0 0.82 71
64.5 0.82 69
68.0 .0.06 74
68.0 1.46 71
52.5 0.54 64
34.5 0.00 55
29.5 0.00 48
37.0 0.00 53
48.5 0.00 61
57.0 0.00 67
57.5 0.00 63
59.0 0.85 64
57.5 0.45 65
58.0 0.00 71
61.5 0.00 72
59.5 0.21 65
59.5 0.00 64
63.5 0.00 72
63.0 0.00 71
67.5 0.00 74
58.5 0.57 76


62 1 58
62 2 52
61 3 58
61 4 61
63 5 48
49 6 55
40 7 69
39 8 61
39 9 60
49 10 51
65 11 60
63 12 57
63 13 61
68 14 59
54 15 61
39 16 62
38 17 58
38 18 67
41 19 60
49 20 48
52 21 58
58 22 67
58 23 74
57 24 76
56 25 75
54 26 77
54 27 78
57 28 66
56 29 71
60
54


41 49.5 0.00 63
39 45.5 1.17 53
44 51.0 0.50 56
27 44.0 0.17 59
23 35.5 0.00 54
28 41.5 0.00 55
34 51.5 1.41 61
35 48.0 0.03 61
36 48.0 T 62
30 40.5 0.00 50
32 46.0 0.01 58
41 49.0 T 56
42 51.5 0.22 57
27 43.0 0.00 58
30 45.5 0.00 60
50 56.0 0.06 59
51 54.5 0.83 58
51 59.0 0.01 65
36 48.0 0.01 62
34 41.0 0.00 54.
25 41.5 0.00 62
30 48.5 0.00 67
35 54.5 0.00 69
46 61.0 0.00 74
49 62.0 0.00 75
54 65.5 0.00 78
56 67.0 1.38 75,
53 59.5 0.88 67
47 59.0 0.00 70


Total 7.87
Ave.68.1 44.9 56.5
Ext.78.0 20.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 4.43 above


Total
66.1 53.5 Ave.62.3 38.8 50.6
Ext.78.0 23.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.67 above


6.68


DATE


62.0 47.9















DmRCH 1972 APRIL 1972

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE _FALL TEM PERATURE
Max. Kin. Mean Inches Max. Min. Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE ___ __DATE

1 73 49 61.0 0.00 71 57 1 56 39 47.5 0.02 63 52
2 79 55 67.0 0.00 73 57 2 70 39 54.5 0.00 72 52
3 77 55 66.0 1.06 73 59 3 69 41 55.0 0.00 73 54
4 60 37 48.5 0.00 70 52 4 75 43 59.0 0.00 80 54
5 70 44 57.0 0.08 71 52 5 74 54 64.0 0.00 74 56
6 64 30 47.0 0.00 68 44 6 78 56 67.0 0.00 85 60
7 60 33 46.5 0.00 68 44 7 81 56 68.5 0.00 89 65
8 72 38 55.0 0.00 73 47 8 81 62 71.5 0.00 87 66
9 66 39 52.5 0.20 65 45 9 83 49 66.0 0.00 87 64
.10 59 29 44.0 0.00 65 44 10 67 '42 54.5 0.00 83 58
11 69 34 51.5 0.00 71 44 11 -77 49 63.0 0.00 88 58
12 75 38 56.5 0.00 76 48 12 79 61 70.0 0.00 86 62
13 75 41 58.0 0.00 79 54 13 84 63 73.5 0.00 88 69
S14 76 48 62.0 0.00 80 55 14 86 67 76.5 0.00 93 69
15 75 54 64.5 0.01 75 62 15 87 65 76.0 0.00 94 74
16 79 58 68.5 0.00 84 63 16 83 63 73.0 0.00 95 74
17 76 44 60.0 0.04 78 56 17 84 58 71.0 0.00 94 69
18 70 37 53.5 0.00 79 55 '18 80 53 66.5 0.00 94 68
19 75 43 59.0 0.03 79 55 19 83 61 72.0 0.00 91 68
20 77 46 61.5 0.00 83 59 20 87 65 76.0- 0.00 92 72
21 80 54 67.0 0.00 85 59 .21 85 55 70.0 0.00 97 71
22 79 60 69.5 0.00 80 64 22 86 63 74.5 0.00 96 71
23 78 40 59.0 0.00 86 58 23 80 59 69.5 0.67 82 69
24 81 45 63.0 0.00 84 58 24 84 60 72.0 0.00 85 68
25 76 52 64.0 0.00 85 60 25 81 56 .68.5 0.00 84 63
26 77 46 61.5 0.07 75 58 26 74 44 59.0 0.00 87 61
27 68 42 55.0 0.00 81 58 27 73 43 58.0 0.00 83 60
28 73 51 62.0 0.00 84 58 28 76 52 64.0 0.00 92 60
29 77 59 68.0 0.44 75 66 29 77 59 68.0 0.00 82 67
30 70 56 63.0 0.70 72 64 30 77 61 69.0 0.00 80 70
31 71 54 62.5 3.37 70 62

Total 6.00 Total 0.69
Ave.72.8 45.5 59.2 76.1 55.4 Ave.78.6 54.6 66.6 85.9 64.1
Ext.81.0 29.0 Ext.87.0 39.0
Departure from normal Departure from normal
rainfall 0.38 above rainfall'3.68 below
















MAY 1972


JUNE 1972


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


DATE


1 81 58 69.5 0.00 85
2 83 57 70.0 0.00 88
3 85 60 72.5 0.00 92
4 86 59 72.5 0.02 92
5 79 47 63.0 0.00 90
6 81 50 65.5 0.00 90
7 83 57 70.0 0.00 88
8 82 63 72.5 0.11 86
9 .73 65 69.0 3.46 75
10 84 60 72.0 0.00 83
11 82 61 71.5 0.00 85
12 79 62 70.5 0.00 81
13 76 64 70.0 0.04 77
14 75 66 70.5 0.72 74
15 85 66 75.5 0.83 86
16 83 65 74.0 0.62 84
17 82 56 69.0 0.00 85
18 82 56 69.0 0.00 82
19 85 57 71.0 0.00 88
20 82 55 68.5 0.08 90
21 78 57 67.5 0.00 84
22 81 56 68.5 0.12 88
23 83 59 71.0 0.09 91
24 80 59 69.5 0.00 90
25 83 62 72.5 0.00 92
26 86 62 74.0 0.20 96
27 82 60 71.0 0.00 87
28 66 60 63.0 0.41 71
29 79 62 70.5 0.20 79
30 83 63 73.0 0.00 83
31 84 67 75.5 0.00 84


TEMPERATURE

Max. Vin. Hean
DATE


1 81 59
2 78 47
3 83 53
4 85 56
5 88 60
6 89 61
7 94 65
8 91 64
9 87 60
10 89 60
11 89 65
12 81 64
13 84 66
14 88 64
15 91 64
16 90 61
17 91 66
18 91 72
19 85 69
20 77 63
21 82 68
22 93 65
23 87 60
24 86 61
25 86 68
26 79 66
27 86 66
28 90 69
29 90 75
30 87 69


70.0
62.5
68.0
70.5
74.0
75.0
79.5
77.5
73.5
74.5
77.0
72.5
75.0
76.0
77.5
75.5
78.5
81.5
77.0
72.5
75.0
79.0
73.5
73.5
77.0
72.5
76.0
79.5
82.5
78.0


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TE;,PERAT URE
Inches Max. M'in.


0.06 32
0.00 87
0.00 89
0.00 90
0.00 95
0.00 95
0.00 99
0.00 100
0.00 97
0.00 99
0.00 96
0.00 86
T 90
T 93
0.00 100
0.00 98
0.00 100
0.50 97
3.04 83
2.52 77
0.03 77
0.00 87
0.00 91
0.00 93
0.03 93
1.84 80
1.00 85
T 90
0.00 90
0.16 85


Total
Ave.81.1 59.7 70.4
Ext. 86 47
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.20 above


6.90


85.3 68.8


Total
Ave.86.6 63.7 75.2
Ext.94.0 47.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.34 above


9.18


ii.


90.8 73.5











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JULY 1972


AUGUST 1972


RAIN- 4" SOIL


FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. in. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE


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


1 87 69
2 91 65
3 93 '68
4 90 70
5 94 68
6 88 67
7 83 64
8 85 60
9 86 58
10 85 64
11 88 62
12 89 67
S13 91 66
14 93 65
15 91 66
16 91 65
17 90 67
18 91 67
19 90 68
20 88 69
21 88 65
22 90 65
23 92 66
24 94 69
25 92 68
26 83 69
27 87 70
28 91 69
29 92 68
30 89 68
31 89 70


78.0 0.15 85
78.0 0.03 91
80.5 0.00 98
80.0 0.00 101
81.0 0.00 103
77.5 0.33 95
73.5 T 87
72.5 0.00 92
72.0 0.00 95
74.5 0.00 93
75.0 0.00 95
78.0 0.00 98
78.5 0.00 101
79.0 0.00 103
78.5 0.00 102
78.0 0.00 100
78.5 0.09 99
79.0 0.98 100
79.0 0.00 91
78.5 0.03 87
76.5 0.18 92
77.5 0.00 95
79.0 0.00 99
81.5 0.04 103
80.0 0.54 102
76.0 0.09 85
78.5 0.00 91
80.0 0.53 99
80.0 0.00 94
78.5 0.00 96
79.5 0.00 99


Total 2.99
Ave. 89.4 66.5 78.0
Ext. 94.0 58.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 4.10 below


74 1 80 66 73.0 1.10
74 2 90 68 79.0 0.28
74 3 90 71 80.5 0.00
78 4 88 68 78.0 0.00
80 5 93 70 81.5 0.00
77 6 94 71 82.5 0.00
75 7 91 71 81.0 0.00
74 8 91 72 81.5 0.00
74 9 94 72 83.0 0.00
74 10 91 69 80.0 0.00
76 11 92 67 79.5 0.04
77 12 91 66 78.5 0.00
80 13 88 65 76.5 0.00
81 14 90 68 79.0 0.00
81 15 85 66 75.5 0.00
82 16 91 66 78.5 0.00
79 17 93 66 79.5 0.00
76 18 90 66 78.0 0.00
76 19 93 70 81.5 0.00
75 20 95 68 81.5 0.00
74 21 96 68 82.0 0.00
76 22 89 66 77.5 0.10
76 23 91 67 79.0 0.05
80 24 87 70 78.5 1.23
80 25 84 69 76.5 0.80
78 26 90 68 79.0 2.98
77 27 87 67 77.0 1.45
77 28 87 68 77.5 T
76 29 89 70 79.5 T
76 30 89 68 78.5 0.02
79 31 86 67 76.5 0.13


Total 8.18
95.8 77.0 Ave.89.8 68.2 79.0
Ext.96.0 65.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.73 above


82 74
92 74
93 77
90 76
97 76
103 79
99 80
92 80
96 81
96 82
98 80
98 80
96 80
9/ an
91 79
98 79
98 82
96 82
99 81
98 83
101 83
96 79
95 79
91 78
87 77
90 73
86 75
87 75
90 76
87 75
87 75


93.7 78.4


TEMPERATURE











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SEPTEMBER 1972

TEPEATURE RTUAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
iiax. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


OCTOBER 1972

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


1 86 65 75.5 0.06 85
2 85 63 74.0 0.00 86
3 87 61 74.0 0.00 93
4 90 63 76.5 0.00 96
5 90 64 77.0 0.00 98
6 90 65 77.5 0.00 98
7 83 63 73.0 0.00 89
8 86 59 72.5 0.00 95
9 87 60 73.5 0.00 95
10 90 66 78.0 0.43 94
11 86 65 75.5 0.01 85
12 86 60 73.0 0.00 87
13 86 60 73.0 0.00 93
S14 90 60 75.0 0.00 95
15 92 62 77.0 0.00 98
16 94 67 80.5 0.00 99
17 95 66 80.5 0.00 99
18 92 67 79.5 0.00 99
19 94 68 81.0 0.00 100
20 92 68 80.0 0.00 99
21 92 68 80.0 0.00 97
22 88 62 75.0 0.00 96
23 90 63 76.5 0.00 95
24 89 63 76.0 0.00 95
25 89 65 77.0 0.00 95
26 89 70 79.5 T 93
27 91 68 79.5 0.00 96
28 92 68 80.0 0.00 98
29 92 67 79.5 0.00 99
30 93 70 81.5 0.00 97


Total
Ave.89.5 64.5 77.0
Ext.95.0 59.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 5.38 below


0.50


74 1 83 51
74 2 76 53
'73 3 82 64
73 4 83 64
77 5 85 63
77 6 88 58
77 7 82 59
76 8 83 50
75 9 83 46
78 10 88 46
72 11 85 50
71 12 82 56
71 13 84 49
73 14 87 50
76 15 90 57
78 16 84 60
80 17 88 60
81 18 89 62
80 19 90 65
81 20 87 53
80 21 55 46
78 22 74 47
78 23 82 57
78 24 83 60
77 25 79 54
80 26 74 47
80 27 71 47
80 28 74 59
80 29 74 48
81 30 72 49
31 82 57


67.0 0.00
64.5 0.00
73.0 0.00
73.5 0.00
74.0 0.00
73.0 0.00
70.5 0.00
66.5 0.00
64.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
67.5 0.00
69.0 0.00
66.5 0.00
68.5 0.00
73.5 0.00
72.0 0.00
74.0 0.00
75.5 0.00
77.5 0.00
70.0 0.00
50.5 .0.00
60.5 0.00
69.5 0.00
71.5 0.00
66.5 0.43
60.5 0.00
59.0 0.02
66.5 3.12
61.0 0.00
60.5 0.00
69.5 0.00


Total
94.8 77.0 Ave.81.3 54.4 67.8
Ext.90.0 46.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.01 above


3.57


89 72
83 72
83 74
86 74
90 75
90 74
90 71
89 68
87 67
88 67
86 67
85 70
88 68
88 68
89 68
87 73
90 73
89 73
90 75
90 72
73 63
83 63
81 67
84 69
78 67
77 60
70 60
70 67
76 62
74 62
76 62


83.8 68.5











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NOVEMBER 1972


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


DECEI'ER 1972


DATE


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


1 84 62
2 81 60
3 83 62
4 85 64
5. 83 57
6 75 60
7 70 62
8 73 53
9 69 37'
10 75 42
11 73 50
12 76 51
13 80 56
14 82 65
15 76 45
16 58 36
17 65 38
18 52 31
19 64 36
20 67 46
21 55 38
22 58 39
23 56 35
24 50 34
25 57 40
26 69 46
27 55 28
28 66 32
29 69 51
30 55 51


73.0 0.00
70.5 0.00
72.5 0.00
74.5 0.25
70.0 0.00
67.5 0.00
66.0 0.02
63.0 0.44
53.0 0.00
58.5 0.00
61.5 0.00
63.5 0.01
68.0 0.00
73.5 1.59
60.5 0.03
47.0 0.00
51.5 0.00
41.5 0.00
50.0 0.56
S..5 0.00
46.5 0.00
48.5 0.00
45.5 0.00
42.0 0.00
48.5 0.17
57.5 2.70
41.5 0.00
49.0 0.00
60.0 0.02
53.0 0.63


43.5 0.25
42.5 0.00
45.5 0.00
51.0 0.01
65.5 0.00
69.5 0.02
67.0 0.50
60.5 T
64.0 T
68.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
68.5 0.00
68.0 0.00
71.0 0.00
70.5 0.03
56.5 0.01
37.5 0.00
35.0 0.00
45.0 0.00
51.0 0.00
58.0 0.17
58.0 2.28
55.0 0.25
44.0 0.00
54.0 0.07
47.0 0.00
44.0 0.00
43.0 0.00
48.0 0.00
53.5 0.00
64.0 0.00


Total
Ave.68.7 46.9 57.8
Ext.85.0 28.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 4.52 above


6.80


68.2 56.5


Total
Ave.67.2 43.5 55.4
Ext.82.0 24.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.44 above


3.59


64.1 52.5


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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


1971-1972 SEASON


Bi-Monthly

9
0
85
77


1971

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


1972

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


Cumulative


9
9
94
171
240
271


1972

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


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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


65
74
118
52
75
14
20


336
410
528
580
655
669
689


Cumulative

0
0
27
133
167
308


1972 Precipitation Rainfall, and Temperature:Data


First Fall freezing date Nov. 18 3
Last Spring freezing date March 10 -
Coldest day January 16 20.0
Warmest Day August 21 96.0
Heaviest 24 hr. period of rainfall May
Total yearly rainfall 62.95
Avove normal rainfall 8.56
Yearly mean temperature 66.1
Quarterly Rainfall Totals Jan. Mai
Apr. Jur

Thunderstorms observed 49
Number of thunderstorms by month:
Jan.-6 July-5
Feb.-2 Aug.-7
tarch-4 Sept-1
April-1 Oct.-3
May-8 Nov.-3
June-6 Dec.-3


1.0
S29.0


S9 3.46


- 20.55
- 16.77


July Sept.
Oct. Dec.


Quarterly thunderstorm totals:
Jan. March 12 July Sept.
April June 15 Oct. Dec.


11.67
13.96



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Prevailing surface wind Direction 1972 East
Prevailing Surface winds Quarterly:
Jan. March South July Sept. East
April June East Oct. Dec. East


Bi-Monthly

0
0
27
106
34
141


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


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


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