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Title: 1971 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen seventy-one climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Language: English
Creator: French, W. J. ( Dissertant )
Publisher: Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Experiment Station, IFAS, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Monticello, Fla.
Copyright Date: 1972
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AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER, IMOTICELLO

Monticello, Florida



Monticello ARC Mimeo Report BB 1972-3 February 16, 1972

1971 CLIMATOLOGICAL 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 1971.

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

1971, last freezing date of 1971, coldest date of 1971, warmest

date of 1971, quarterly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1971,

heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall in 1971, and number of thunder-

storms by month.







1Assistant Plant Pathologist

The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman
200 cc
2/16/72















FEBRUARY 1971


TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean
DATE


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


TEMPERATURE RAIN-
FALL
Max. Min. Mean Inches
DATE


4" SOIL
TEMPERATURE
Max. Min.


54.5 0.05
37.0 0.00
42.0 0.00
56.0 0.00
63.0 0.00
54.0 0.36
59.0 0.00
61.0 2.87
44.0 T
31.0 0.00
32.0 0.00
45.5 0.00
52.5 0.85
35.0 0.00
38.5 0.00
48.5 0.00
53.0 0.00
56.0 0.00
57.5 0.00
62.0 0.00
67.5 0.02
69.0 T
60.5 0.40
51.0 0.00
55.0 0.00
62.0 T
71.5 0.04
68.5 0.00


T
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.12
0.34
0.16
T
1.12
T
T
0.11
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.08
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.05
0.09
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.38

2.45


4.59


Ave. 61.8 37.6 49.7
Ext. 78.0 15.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 0.99 below


60.0 48.1


Ave. 66.8 39.4 53.1
Ext. 81.0 19.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 0.58 above


59 32
54 24
61 26
72 43
72 57
60 40
48 36
62 37
47 38
58 36
52 44
60 49
68 42
73 45
78 47
74 32
54 26
62 43
64 34
42 19
43 15
57 17
65 48
70 53
74 58
75 58
71 36
48 21
59 23
68 29
65 59


45.5
39.0
43.5
57.5
64.5
50.0
42.0
49.5
42.5
47.0
48.0
54.5
55.0
59.0
62.5
53.0
40.0
52.5
49.0
30.5
29.0
37.0
56.5
61.5
66.0
66.5
53.5
34.5
41.0
48.5
62.0


TOTAL


58 44
55 41
56 41
59 45
64 57
64 55
55 48
58 47
51 49
56 46
54 49
59 52
66 54
67 54
68 54
68 46
57 44
56 45
63 49
56 49
51 37
54 37
57 47
63 55
66 56
68 60
69 48
60 41
59. 41
62 43
61 56


total


64.3 48.3


JANUARY 1971















MARCH 1971


TEMPERATURE RAIN 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean In.
DATE


Max. Min.


TEMPERATURE RAIN-
FALL

Max. Min. Mean In.
DATE


4" SOIL
TEMPERATURE

Max. Min.


67.5 0.21
69.5 0.01
69.5 0.01
50.5 0.33
37.5 0.00
46.5 0.00
51.0 0.15
44.5 0.00
40.5 0.00
47.5 0.00
52.0 0.03
53.5 0.00
55.0 0.00
6010 0.95
64.0 0.07
65.5 0.01
60.5 0.00
48.0 0.00
56.5 0.26
54.0 0.51
43.5 0.00
53.0 0.00
62.5 0.00
61.0 T
55.5 0.00
63.5 1.00
48.0 0.00
51.0 0.00
57.0 0.00
55.5 0.17
47.5 0.00


total


Ave. 67.8 41.3 54.6
Ext. 80.0 25.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.91 below


71 42
73 46
66 33
67 38
60 47
60 50
63 36
61 33
71 36
78 42
80 44
83 45
82 46
82 53
80 41
82 48
83 46
85 49
84 52
87 52
86 55
80 62
84 62
80 68
81 46
83 51
86 54
85 70
85 68
81 61


3.71


56.5 0.00
59.5 0.00
49.5 0.15
52.5 0.00
53.5 0.29
55.0 0.52
49.5 0.00
47.0 0.00
53.5 0.00
60.0 0.00
62.0 0.00
64.0 0.00
64.0 0.00
67.5 0.00
60.5 0.00
65.0 0.00
64.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
68.0 0.00
69.5 0.00
70.5 0.00
71.0 0.00
73.0 0.85
74.0 T
63.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
70.0 0.00
77.5 0.00
76.5 0.00
71.0 0.41


total


69.3 51.2


73 47
76 52
62 50
70 51
59 52
60 56
68 46
62 46
69 46
78 50
82 54
85 59
86 59
87 61
85 60
86 66
88 62
89 62
88 66
90 66
91 68
83 68
84 70
79 70
85 61
88 61
91 64
84 73
87 74
81 68


2.22


Ave. 77.6 49.2 63.4
Ext. 87 33

Departure from normal
rainfall 2.15 below


79.9 59.6


APRIL 1971









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MAY 1971


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


JUNE 1971


TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean In.
DATE


64.0 0.12 70
63.0 0.00 81
66.0 0.00 86
54.5 0.00 86
57.0 0.00 87
63.5 0.00 89
70.0 0.00 90
72.5 T 93
69.0 1.57 87
73.5 0.00 84
72.5 0.00 83
75.0 0.00 90
74.0 0.45 85
68.0 0.01 80
64.5 0.13 73
66.0 0.02 76
68.0 0.00 87
70.0 0.00 93
71.5 0.00 95
75.5 0.00 99
73.5 0.00 91
69.5 0.00 86
72.0 0.00 95
72.5 0.00 93
72.5 0.00 93
74.5 0.00 90
76.0 0.00 101
77.5 0.12 99
73.5 0.00 90
64.0 0.00 96
65.5 0.00 95


total


Ave. 81.8 56.8 69.3
Ext. 91.0 38.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 0.64 below


Max. Min.


Max. Min. Mean


DATE


1 87
2 91
3 92
4 92
5 92
6 96
7 96
8 84
9 90
10 92
11 89
12 88
13 90
14 93
15 95
16 96
17 88
18 89
19 92
20 89
21 89
22 90
23 91
24 88
25 92
26 91
27 92
28 88
29 91
30 92


3.06


71.5
76.0
78.0
77.0
78.5
81.5
82.0
73.0
78.0
78.0
77.5
77.8
76.0
78.5
83.5
83.0
79.5
76.5
78.5
78.0
79.0
79.5
79.0
78.5
82.5
80.0
80.0
77.5
79.0
79.5


TOTAL


88.5 67.2


Ave. 90.8 66.2 78.5
Ext. 96.0 56.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 2.42 below


In.


Max. Min.


0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
T
0.10
0.04
0.33
0.00
T
0.00
0.05
0.05
0.00
0.11
0.19
1.17
0.00
0.00
0.08
0.73
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.14
0.00
0.01
0.42


3.42


99
100
101
102
101
101
101
89
98
101
99
100
100
104
102
102
91
94
100
89
94
99
101
91
98
101
103
96
100
102


98.6 76.7















AUGUST 1971


TEMPERATURE RAI
FAL
t' : i j
Max. Min. Mean In.
DATE


N- 4" SOIL
L TEMPERATURE

Max. Min.


DATE


TEMPERATURE RAIN-
FALL

Max. Min. Mean In.


4" SOIL
TEMPERATURE

Max. Min.


1 87 68
2 89 69
3 88 72
4 79 69
5 83 69
6 86 71
7 89 67
8 90 68
9 91 66
10 92 66
11 95 65
12 89 68
13 88 68
14 92 68
15 93 68
16 95 67
17 88 69
18 89 66
19 91 68
20 88 73
21 87 66
22 85 67
23 90 68
24 90 69
25 86 69
26 87 70
27 88 68
28 85 66
29 91 69
30 89 72
31 88 69


total


77.5 0.00 90 76
79.0 T 95. 76
80.0 0.13 90 78
74.0 0.98 81 75
76.0 0.05 85 75
78.5 0.41 85 75
78.0 0.00 91 76
79.0 0.02 94 76
78.5 0.06 99 75
79.0 0.00 104 75
80.0 0.00 105 80
78.5 0.35 96 77
78.0 0.00 96 77
80.0 0.00 103 78
80.5 0.00 104 81
81.0 0.76 107 77
78.5 0.03 91 77
77.5 0.17 92 77
79.5 0.00 94 76
80.5 0.03 92 77
76.5 0.75 86 74
76.0 0.70 85 74
79.0 0.00 92 75
79.5 0.00 95 77
77.5 1.28 90 75
78.5 0.02 87 75
78.0 0.31 85 76
75.5 1.84 85 74
80.0 1.31 93 73
80.5 0.08 90 78
78.5 0.48 90 76


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


9.76


77.0 0.01
78.5 0.29
78.0 0.24
79.5 0.00
78.5 0.23
78.5 1.73
80.0 0.23
79.5 0.00
81.0 0.00
78.0 0.00
78.0 0.06
81.0 0.18
79.5 0v00
78.0 0.00
79.0 0.00
77.0 0.12
74.5 0.66
76.5 1.03
78.0 0.01
80.0 1.40
80.5 0.00
81.5 0.00
81.0 0.00
78.0 0.04
79.0 2.04
77.5 0.00
76.5 0.06
78.0 0.00
79.5 0.68
79.0 0.08
80.5 0.14


total


9.23


Ave. 88.6 68.3 78.5
Ext. 95.0 65.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 2.67 above


92.6 76.2


Ave. 88.9 68.6 78.8
Ext. 93.0 66.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 2.78 above


88
89
91
95
94
95
93
92
96
92
90
99
95
98
102
89
85
89
90
92
94
94
96
91
98
88
86
91
95
88
91


92.5 76.6


JULY 1971















SEPTEMBER 1971


TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean
DATE


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


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

In. Max. Min.


79.5 0.00 92 77
79.5 0.22 96 77
80.5 0.02 89 77
79.0 0.25 86 78
80.0 1.10 91 77
80.0 0.00 90 76
79.5 0.04 90 76
79.0 0.06 92 75
77.5 0.52 87 75
77.5 0.00 87 76
77.5 0.00 89 75
79.0 0.00 91 76
76.0 0.00 93 76
69.5 0.00 96 71
71.5 0.00 96 71
73.5 0.00 92 73
76.5 0.00 92 76
76.5 0.06 89 76
76.0 0.00 93 76
77.0 0.00 98 78
78.5 0.00 100 78
78.5 0.00 91 78
78.5 0.00 100 78
78.0 0.02 96 78
76.0 0.00 96 77
76.0 0.00 98 77
S 75.0 0.00 98 77
75.5 0.00 99 77
i 72.5 0.00 96 73
S 70.5 0.00 95 73

total 2.29


Ave. 88.0 65.6 76.8
Ext. 91.0 55.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 3.59 below


93.3 75.9


TEMPERATURE RAIN-
FALL

Max. Min. Mean In.
DATE


88 56
90 62
89 63
90 63
91 63
90 63
88 61
84 47
85 49
73 60
76 41
72 41
81 42
83 53
84 69
85 64
84 64
78 66
81 54
76 54
76 62
75 66
81 59
82 59
80 56
76 55
78 49
81 50
80 52
78 61
78 66
to t


72.0 0.00
76.0 0.00
76.0 0.00
76.5 0.00
77.0 0.00
76.5 0.00
74.5 0.11
65.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
66.5 2.18
58.5 0.00
56.5 0.00
61.5 0.00
68.0 0.02
76.5 0.26
74.5 T
74.0 0.00
72.0 T
67.5 0.00
65.0 0.00
69.0 0.03
70.5 0.03
70.0 0.00
70.5 0.57
68.0 0.03
65.5 0.00
63.5 0.00
65.5 0.00
66.0 0.00
69.5 T
72.0 0.00
al 3.23


Ave. 81.7 57.1 69.4
Ext. 91.0 41.0

Departure from normal
rainfall .67 above


4"SOIL
TEMPERATURE

Max. Min.


95 73
97 75
95 76
98 77
95 77
95 77
95 75
93 67
92 67
76 71
80 58
77 57
78 57
79 62
81 72
84 74
84 75
83 71
84 64
83 64
80 69
76 70
84 69
87 69
82 65
75 63
79 69
81 60
83 63
76 67
77 71


84.6 68.5


I


OCTOBER 1971








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NOVEMBER 1971


TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean
DATE


DECEMBER 1971


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

In. Max. Min.


TEMPERATURE RAIN-
FALL

Max. Min. Mean In.
DATE


4"SOIL
TEMPERATURE

Max. Min.


74.0 0.00
74.5 0.00
74.5 0.89
61.0 0.06
50.0 0.00
59.5 0.00
67.0 0.00
56.5 0.00
50.5 0.00
52.0 0.08
45.5 0.00
50.0 0.00
53.5 0.00
57.5 0.00
58.5 0.00
59.0 0.00
61.5 0.00
63.5 0.00
66.0 0.00
67.5 0.03
55.0 0.00
49.5 0.00
45.0 0.00
51.0 0.11
47.0 0.02
43.5 0.00
48.5 0.00
58.5 0.00
54.5 0.48
58.0 0.03


total


Ave. 71.9 42.3 57.1
Ext. 85.0 28.0

Departure from normal
rainfall .58 below


82 72
85 72
85 72
77 54
67 50
71 50
78 59
79 52
71 52
66 52
69 48
71 48
72 49
74 51
76 55
74 55
77 57
77 57
78 62
79 62
77 56
73 49
67 49
61 54
62 47
64 44
67 44
70 54
63 54
72 51


1 68
2 62
3 52
4 63
5 45
6 66
7 77
8 72
9 73
10 75
11 77
12 77
13 79
14 77
15 80
16 79
17 82
18 82
19 60
20 72
21 71
22 68
23 61
24 56
25 71
26 74
27 77
28 76
29 80
30 78
31 76


1.70


Total


72.8 54.4


Ave. 71.1 49.1 60.2
Ext. 82.0 29.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 0.18 above


52.5 0.00
51.0 0.14
47.0 1.84
50.0 0.01
41.5 0.02
55.0 0.17
69.5 T
64.0 0.05
61.0 0.00
63.0 0.00
69.0 0.01
71.5 0.01
71.0 T
65.5 0.00
68.5 0.00
69.5 0.00
73.0 0.00
64.0 0.05
44.5 0.00
56.0 0.01
66.0 0.55
57.5 0.47
54.0 O.T
48.0 0.00
57.0 0.00
57.5 0.00
60.0 0.00
61.5 0.00
65.0 0.00
65.0 0.00
67.0 0.00


3.33


68.1 56.5


82 66
84 65
85 64
78 44
65 35
74 45
80 54
79 34
63 38
64 40
62 29
69 31
73 34
75 40
77 40
75 43
77 46
79 48
78 54
79 56
68 42
69 30
58 32
57 45
63 31
59 28
67 30
76 41
66 43
76 40









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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


1970-1971 SEASON


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


1971

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


54
170
108
145


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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


9
9
94
171
240
271


Bi-Monthly

136
148
185
39
107
58
67


Cumulative

613
761
946
985
1,092
1,150
1,217


1971 PRECIPITATION, RAINFALL, AND


TEMPERATURE DATA


First fall freezing date Nov. 11 29.0
Last spring freezing date March 31 -32.00
Coldest day January 21 15.0
Warmest day June 6 & 7 96.0
Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall 2.87 -
Total yearly rainfall 48.99
Below normal rainfall -5.40
Yearly mean temperature 65.7
Quarterly rainfall totals: Jan. March 10.75
April- June 8.70


Thunderstorms observed 46
Number thunderstorms by month: Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June


February 8



July-- Sept.
Oct. Dec.


July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.


1970

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


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


1971

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


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


21.28
8.26




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