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Title: 1968 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen sixty-eight climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Language: English
Creator: French, W. J. ( Author, Primary )
Publisher: Big Bend Horticultural Laboratory, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Monticello, Fla.
Copyright Date: 1969
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BIG BEND HORTICULTURAL LABORATORY

Monticello, Florida

March 7, 1969

Mimeo Report BBL 69-1


1968 CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA

by. W. J. French1


This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Big Bend

Horticultural Laboratory for the calendar year 1968.

The cooperative weather station is located three (3) miles west o:

at an altitude of 148 feet.

Pages 2 through 7 list the daily temperature, rainfall and soil ti

(at a 4 inch level) for a 24 hour period ending 8:00 a.m. along with a

and departures from normal on a monthly basis.

Page 8 gives the hours of chilling, first freezing date of 1968,

date of 1968, coldest date of 1968, warmest date of 1968, total rainfa

and heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall in 1968.


f Monticello



temperature

averages


last freezing

11 for 1968,


1Assistant Plant Pathologist

The daily records were taken by T. T Alderman


200 cc
3/7/69


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F


JANUARY 1968
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL TEMPERATURE
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


64 47
62 49
60 52
67 58
77 34
51 35
69 39
55 33
55 34
72 42
69 45
47 32
39 33
46 26
39 22
50 24
55 21
61 25
71 29
73 33
70 33
73 36
75 36
66 41
43 32
49 20
57 22
67 28
71 33
76 43
75 47


55,5 0.34 60
55.5 0.80 63
56.0 0.03 63
62.5 66
55.5 0.16 73
43.0 56
54.0 0.16 63
44.0 61
44.5 57
57.0 0.62 67
57.0 0.18 67
39.5 T 56
36,0 T 47
36.0 51
30.5 37
37.0 51
38.0 54
43.0 58
50.0 62
53.0 67
51.5 67
54.5 68
55.5 71
53.5 0.11 63
37.5 63
34.5 58
39.5 58
47.5 63
52.0 67
59,5 69
61.0 71


Max* Min. Mean
DATE

1 74 42 58.0
2 75 49 62.0
3 73 32 52.5
4 59 26 42.5
5 65 28 46.5
6 61 42 51..5
7 54 30 42.0
8 61 29 45,0
9 53 28 40.5
10 52 30 41,0
11 50 37 47.5
12 67 23 45.0
13 55 24 39.5
14 56 23 39,5
15 60 26 43.0
16 51 33 42.0
17 60 31 45.5
18 59 34 46.5
19 39 31 35.0
20 58 26 42.0
21 64 30 47.0
22 68 36 52.0
23 51 36 43.5
24 41 31 36.0
25 52 28 40.0
26 58 29 43.5
27 55 31 43.0
28 55 25 40.0
29 64 31 47.5


Total 2.40
Ave. 61.4 34.9 48.2
Ext. 77.0 20.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 1.04 below


61.1 47.1


Total
Ave,58.5 31.0 44.8
Ext.75.0 23,0


2.00


60.8 42.1


Departure from rainfall
normal 1.13 below


EBRUARY 1968
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Inches Max. Min.


71 54
75 49
0T33 67 46
60 41
64 40
0.35 58 47
0.29 58 42
58 39
57 39
60 30
59 41
67 40
S 63 39
64 39
64 40
0i10 54 44
67 44
T 65 43
0.74 49 42
60 39
62 39
69 44
0.28 57 47
0.09 46 42
0.02 54 39
59 38
0.16 54 42
61 40
0.52 64 40


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MARCH 1968
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE DATE


1 53 29
2 51 29
3 67 39
4 66 30
5 60 24
6 67 30
7 55 32
8 68 36
9 74 41
10 75 49
11 81 62
12 80 65
13 72 40
14 53 26
15 64 34
16 72 49
17 71 47
18 72 34
19 80 38
20 80 40
21 82 41
22 81 49
23 74 36
24 53 30
25 59 28
26 71 34


41.0 -
40.0
53.0
48.0 -
42.0 -
48,5 0.11
43.5 0.09
52.0
57.5
62.0 0.24
71.5 0.17
72.5
56.0 0.60
39.5 -
49.0
60.5
59.0 T
53,0
59.0
60.0
61.5
65.0
55.0 0.10
41.5 -
43.5
52.5


27 76 41 58.5 -
28 80 45 62.5
29 81 47 64.0
30 83 49 66.0
31 82 47 64.5


Ave. 70.4 39.3 54.9
Ext. 83.0 24.0


1.31


Departure from rainfall
normal 4.31 below


39
38
41
43
42
42
43
43
47
52
63
65
51
42
42
51
55
51
51
54
56
61
51
45
44
47
47
56
60
61
61-


TEMPERAtURE


Max. Min* Mean


81 57 69.0
84 53 68.5
80 60 70,0
81 59 70.0
80 63 71.5
79 59 69.0
81 58 69.5
78 60 69.0
86 62 74.0
85 61 73.0
82 51 66.5
76 40 58.0
77 49 63.0
80 53 66.5
81 60 70.5
80 42 61.0
80 55 67,5
83 55 69.0
85 54 69.5
88 61 -74.5
88 60 74.0
89 55 72.0
92 62 77.0
87 67 77,0
84 41 62.5
78 46 62.0.
80 56 68.0
79 55 67.0
83 68 75.5
83 58 70.5


73.9 49.8 Ave. 82.3 56.0 69.2
Ext. 92.0 40.0


APRIL
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Inches Max. Min.
- -' -


92
89
0.18 82
87
85
0.22 81
91
86
91
89
0.62 88
- 80
86
90
0.06 91
S 93
92
93
94
97
98
99
99
94
0.04 90
88
89
3.44 76
T 88
0.77 82


89.3 66.2


Departure from rainfall
normal 0.96 above.







-3-


MARCH 1968
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


I


-- -i~


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


53 29
51 29
67 39
66 30
60 24
67 30
55 32
68 36
74 41
75 49
81 62
80 65
72 40
53 26
64 34
72 49
71 47
72 34
80 38
80 40
82 41
81 49
74 36
53 30
59 28
71 34


76 41 58.5
80 45 62.5
81 47 64.0
83 49 66.0
82 47 64.5


1.31
Ave. 70.4 39.3 54.9 73.9
Ext. 83.0 24.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 4.31 below


TEMPERATURE


Max. Min* Mean
)ATE


41.0
40.0
53.0
48.0
42.0
48.5 0.11
4345 009
52.0
575 1
62;0 0.24
71.5 0.17
72.5
56.0 0.60
39.5
49.0
60.5
59.0 T
53,0
59.0
60.0 -
61.5
65.0
55.0 0.10
41.5
43.5
52.5


49.8 Ave. 82.3 56.0 69.2
Ext. 92.0 40.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.96 above.


APRIL
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL, TEMPERATURE

Inches Max. Min.


81 57 69.0
84 53 68.5
80 60 70.0
81 59 70.0
80 63 71.5
79 59 69.0
81 58 6945
78 60 69.0
86 62 74.0
85 61 73.0
82 51 66.5.
76 40 58.0
77 49 63.0
80 53 66.5
81 60 70.5
80 42 61.0
80 55 67.5
83 55 69,0
85 54 69.5
88 61 74.5
88 60 74.0
89 55 72.0
92 62 77.0
87 67 77.0
84 41 62.5
78 46 62.0
80 56 68.0
79 55 67.0
83 68 75.5
83 58 70.5


T 88 72
0.77 02 67



89.3 66.2


92
89
0.18 82
87
85
0122 81
91
86
91
89
0.62 88
80
86
90
0.06 91
93
92
93
94
97
98
99
99
94
0.04 90
S 88
* 89
S3,44 76







-4-


MAY 1968


TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


TEMPERATURE


JUNE 1960
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


DATE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min,


1 78 48
2 83 52
3 05 55
4 85 53
5 84 59
6 79 45
7 78 51
8 83 57
9 80 54
10 80 58
11 86 64
12 85 68
13 87 65
14 88 62
15 90 66
16 91 65
17 90 68
18 89 68
19 86 66
20 85 58
21 79 49
22 80 48
23 84 54
24 89 61
25 92 66
26 85 68
27 81 66
28 84 67
29 80 54
30 82 57
31 89 64


63.0 82
67.5 86
70.0 92
69.0 93
71.5 0.76 90


62.0 -
64.5
70.0 -
67,0 -
69.0 -
75.0 -
76.5 T
76.0 T
75.0 -
78,0
78.0 -
79.0 -
78.5
76.0 0.90
71.5 -
64.0 -
64.0 -
69.0
75,0 -
79.0 -


82
86
89
90
88
92

94.
99
100
102
101
99
96
88
91
93
95
98
101


76.5 1.51 91
73.5 0.34 84
75.5 0.65 87
67.0 T 84
69.5 87
76.5 92


4.39
Ave. 84.4 59.2 71.0 91,7
Ext. 92.0 45.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.69 above


Max. Min. Mean


DATE


1 89 61 75,0
2 91 64 77.5
3 91 65 78.0
4 88 65 76.5
5 87 70 78.5
6 87 63 75.0
7 74 63 68.5
8 87 69 78.0
9 88 70 79.0
10 91 71 8140
11 93 71 82,0
12 95 70 82.5
13 95 66 80.5
14 91 65 78.0
15 92 69 80.5
16 92 69 80.5
17 92 67 79,5
18 93 67 80.0
19 93 67 80,0
20 87 65 76,0
21 92 67 79,5
22 93 68 &0.5
23 89 67 78.0
24 93 67 80,0
25 91 71 81.0
26 94 73 83.5
27 94.: 73 83.5
28 93 62 77.5
29 93 60 76.5
30 93 64 78.5


Inches Max. Min,


0.10

T
0.17

0.07
1.28


0.40






0.31

0,08





T



2,50


69.4 Ave.90.7 66.9 78.8
Ext.95.0 60.0
Departure from rainfall
normal


94
97
102
101
93
97
79
92
92
95
92
100
99
94
102
100
103
103
102
92
99
97
95
97
98
102.

99
102
103


97.2 76.6


3.34 below











JULY 1969
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


1 95 69
2 95 68
3 95 65
4 91 68
5 75 69
6 83 70
7 87 68
8 07 69
9 83 67
10 86 70
11 83 68
12 88 68
13 87 67
14 91 66
15 94 67
16 93 66
17 91 66
18 93 66
19 90 67
20 92 67
21 91 68
22 91 66
23 90 67
24 93 67
25 94 69
26 93 70
27 96 71
28 98 71
29 94 71
30 97 69
31 96 69


m m


4.07


Ave. 90,7 68.0
Ext. 98,0 65.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 3


TEMPERATURE


Max, Min. Mean


AUGUST 1969
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Inches Max. Min.


DATE _


82.0 -
81.5 T 103
80.0 105
79.5 0.24 97
72.0 0.11 83
76.5 0,12 88
77.5 0.10 87
78.0 89
75.0 0.52 84
78.0 0,03 87
75.5 0.78 86
78,0 0.05 91
77.0 0.53 87
78.5 90
80.5 T 100
79.5 T 101
78.5 101
79.5 102
78,5 102
79,5 102
79,5 0.03 98
78.5 0030 95
78.5 0,09 89
80,0 0.05 100
81.5 0.97 99
81.5 0.05 93
83.5 95
04.5 101
82.5 0.10 94
83.0 102
82,5 105


5.32
95.2 78.3 Ave. 92,9 68.5
Ext. 99.0 63.0
Departure from normalrainfall


1 96 68 82.0 T
2 91 66 78.5 2.28
3 92 67 79,5 T
4 94 67 80.5
5 93 70 81.5 0.01
6 90 70 80.0 0.01
7 94 68 81.0 -
8 96 71 83.5 -
9 99 68 83.5 0.91
10 95 72 83,5 -
11 95 68 81.5 0.03
12 93 68 80.5 0,07
13 93 68 80.5 0.24
14 91 68 79.5 0.18
15 92 68 80.0 0,36
16 94 71 82.5 -
17 94 71 82.5 -
18 93 73 83.0 -
19 96 67 81.5 0.85
20 93 69 81.0 0.07
21 94 72 3.0 -
22 97 70 83.5 0.12
23 98 72 85.0 -
24 98 70 84,0 -
25 97 68 82.5 0.02
26 96 67 81.5 0.02
27 94 69 81.5 T
28 09 66 77.5 0.15
29 79 63 71,0 -
38 83 65 74.0
31 81 66 73.5


102 82
98 76
93 76
99 77
99 80
92 79
101 80
103 81
105 80
98 80
96 79
91 77
95 77
92 78
95 -
96 78
104 79
103 84
99 77
94 77
97 79
100 80
100 78
105 75
105 82
105 80
104 81
98 77
84 73
09 75
89 77


97.7 78.4


,02 below


1.13 below











SEPTEMBER
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Mini


1 79
2 86
3 09
4 90
6 93
6 94
7 94
0 96
9 92
10 88
11 91
12 86
13 85
14 87
15 89
16 89
17 82
18 76
19 86
20 91
21 88
22 90
28 86
24 89
25 90
26 90
27 90
28 87
29 90
30 87


1.99
Ave. 88.3 63.3
Ext. 96.0 55.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 3.89 below


OCTOBER
TEMPERATURE


Max, Min, Mean


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Inches Max. Min.


DATE


72,5 85
72,0 96
74.0 97
76.0 97
78.5 99
81.5 101
81.5 101
81.5 101
78.5 0.80 96
77,0 91
77.5 T 91
75,5 90
74,5 88
73.5 95
72.0 100
76,0 95
75.0 0.06 84
72.0 0.34 80
77,0 87
79.5 92
74.5 0.08 89
72.5 93
72.5 93
75.0 92
75,5 96
77.0 T 95
77.5 0.71 96
74.0 88
76.5 89
74.0 87


92.8 75.3


Ave.82.0 53.2
Ext.90*0 29.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 0.31 above


1 89 57 73.0
2 90 56 73.0
3 89 56 72,5
4 89 57 73.0
5 83 47 65.0
6 85 52 68.5
7 77 66 71.5
8 88 64 76.0
9 89 64 76.5
10 86 64 75.0
11 83 65 74.0
12 87 65 76.0
13 88 58 73.0
14 87 55 71,0
15 86 59 72.5
16 83 63 73,0
17 87 66 76.5
18 81 67 74.0
19 86 70 78.0
20 83 47 65.0
21 82 51 66.5
22 78 50 64.0
23 83 51 67.0
24 84 56 70,0
25 82 45 63.5
26 68 32 50.0
27 68 29 40.5
28 72 37 54.5
29 73 36 54.5
30 65 32 48.5
31 74 35 54.5


83.5 67.2


DATE


-

-
-
-

0,49
0,35
76,5







0,01
0,75
0,03
1,21










87
2
2-8











NOVEMBER
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min,


DECEMBER
TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max, Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE DATE


1 79 38
2 80 44
3 82 47
4 82 63
5 75 46
6 71 51
7 74 54
8 75 42
9 67 45
10 52 42
11 57 32
12 53 39
13 51 26
14 58 26
15 62 31
16 72 46
17 77 60
18 80 65
19 73 37
20 54 25
21 54 23
22 59 25
23 71 31
24 72 37
25 74 43
26 67 28
27 71 33
28 76 47
29 79 56
30 71 51


Ave.69.1 41.1


58.5 78 54 1 72 53 62.5 -
62.0 79 57 2 71 59 65,0 0.44
64.5 82 61 3 72 64 68,0 0.16
72.5 1.38 01 61 4 70 40 55,0 2.10
60.5 T 77 59 5 53 29 41.0 -
61.0 69 61 6 65 32 48.5 -
64.0 73 62 7 68 34 51.0 -
58.5 73 56 8 70 29 49.5 0.08
56.0 0.10 71 55 9 52 20 36.0 -
47.0 1.60 56 53 10 52 20 36.0 -
44.5 0.03 62 49 11 51 20 35.5 -
46,0 0.36 52 47 12 56 24 40.0 -
38.5 55 40 13 66 30 48.0 -
42,0 58 40 14 75 44 59.5 0.55
49.5 61 41 15 56 23 39,5 -
59.0 61 45 16 40 20 30.0 -
68.5 0.02 70 17 52 19 35,5 -
72,5 75 68 18 60 22 41.0 -
55.0 0.25 69 49 19 69 26 47.5 -
39.5 60 42 20 75 50 62.5 -
38.5 57 40 21 62 42 52.0 -
42.0 59 40 22 74 51 62.5 -
51.0 63 42 23 74 46 60.0 0,35
54.5 63 51 24 53 30 41.5 0,05
58.5 0.17 67 52 25 53 27 40.0 -
47.5 63 44 26 58 21 39.5 -
52.0 63 44 27 64 30 470 -
61.5 60 53 28 73 47 60.0 0.40
67.5 0.09 72 59 29 71 35 53.0 -
61.0 69 59 30 62 28 45,0 -
___ 31 68 34 51.0 0.14


666 51
66.8 51.1


Ext. 82.0 23.0
Departure from rainfall
normal 1.72 above


4.27
Ave.63.1 33,8
Ext, 75,0 19,0
Departure from rainfall


58,. 44.6


I _


1.12 above


normal









HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


1967-1968 SEASON

1967 Bi-Monthly

Sept. 16-30 13

Oct. 1-15 13

Oct. 16-31 63

Nov. 1-15 99

Nov. 16-30 53

Dec. 1-15 40

Dec. 16-31 126


Cumulative

13

26

89

188

241

281

407


1968

Oct.

Oct.

Nov.

Nov.

Dec.

Dec.


1-15

16-31

1-15

16-30

1-15

16-31


- -


1968

Jan. 1-15

Jan. 16-31

Feb. 1-15

Feb. 16-29

Mar. 1-15

Mar. 16-31

April 1-15

April 16-30


170

180

194

204

114

72



2


577

757

951

1155

1269

1341

1341

1343


1968 PRECIPITATION, RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE DATA

Oct. 26 First Fall freezing date

March 25 Last Spring freezing date

Dec. 17 Coldest day 19degrees

Aug. 9 Warmest day 99 degrees

April 28 Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall 3,44 inches

Total rainfall 41.33 inches

Below normal rainfall 13.06 inches

Yearly mean temperature 64.6


HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


Bi-Monthly



57

103

88

150

124


Cumulative



57

160

248

398

522




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