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Title: 1966 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Alternate Title: Nineteen sixty-six climatological report for Monticello, Florida
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Young, H. W. ( Author, Primary )
Jackson, R. G. ( Author, Secondary )
Buggs, E. T. ( Author, Secondary )
Publisher: Big Bend Horticultural Laboratory, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Monticello, Fla.
Copyright Date: 1967
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Source Institution: University of Florida
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BIG BEND HORTICULTURAL LABORATORY
Monticello, Florida

January 1, 1967

Big Bend Hort. Lab. Mimeo BBL 67-2


1966 CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA

by H. W. Young, R. G. Jackson and E. T. Buggs1


This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Big

Bend Horticultural Laboratory for the calendar year 1966.

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 temperatures (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

1966, last freezing date of 1966, coldest date of 1966, warmest

date of 1966, total rainfall for 1966, and heaviest 24 hour period

of rainfall in 1966.







1Associate Horticulturist and Head, Farm Foreman and Field Assistant.


HUME LIBRARY

SEP 23 1967


I.F.A.S. Univ. of Florida









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JANUARY 1966
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE

1 74 45
2 76 47
3 75 46
4 73 55
5 68 5k
6 70 55
7 64 38
8 63 38
9 58 26
10 61 28
11 70 38
12 65 30
13 67 31
14 72 46
15 65 55
16 65 37
17 56 36
18 56 30
19 56 33
20 45 31
21 42 35
22 47 37
23 49 35
24 44 22
25 43 23
26 45 36
27 40 28
28 48 21
29 57 22
30 55 10
31 30 13


0.03



0.06
2.54








0.09
1.34




0.05
0.12
1.97
0.09

1.82
T


0.08
1.68


Total 9.87
Ave 50.0 34.8 40.8
Ext 76.0 10.0
Departure from


61 57
62 57
62 56
62 60
61 60
64 60
64 55
59 54
58 47
54 47
57 48
56 48
55 49
57 53
60 58
60 56
56 53
55 48
55 50
50 48
49 47
47 47
49 47
50 44
42 42
46 45
44 43
42 38
45 37
46 37
42 37


53.9 49.3


TEMPERATURE


FEBRUARY 1966
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Iax. Min.


DATE


1 47 14
2 64 34
3 50 26
4 49 27
5 47 25
6 50 18
7 60 22
8 65 24
9 74 34
10 73 51
11 73 58
12 61 57
13 68 57
14 67 41
15 70 43
16 66 53
17 70 54
18 60 45
19 52 42
20 55 33
21 67 34
22 68 40
23 68 42
24 44 38
25 50 39
26 58 29
27 60 31
28 68 45


Total
Ave 60.9 37.7 44.9
Ext.74.0 14.0
Departure from
normal


0.12 42
- 47
- 52
- 46
- 46
- 47
- 50
- 51
- 55
- 56
0.62 58
3.22 58
0.85 61
- 63
- 60
0.03 58
0.30 62
0.98 60
- 53
55
59
0.46 59
0.03 68
53
54
57
0.20 54
1.25 58


8.36


55.1 48.6


4.35 above


normal


6.43 above











MARCH 1966


TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


APRIL 1966
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


1 69 48
2 65 38
3 73 51
4 74 60
5 69 45
6 57 35
7 50 27
8 54 32
9 55 29
10 62 35
11 69 40
12 75 45
13 77 54
14 72 57
15 72 54
16 74 53
17 66 45
18 72 45
19 67 56
20 66 61
21 79 55
22 82 53
23 80 51
24 77 53
25 66 36
26 65 41
27 61 39
28 74 44
29 67 45
30 67 40
31 74 48


Total
Ave 68.7 45.6 51.5
Ext 82,0 27.0
Departure from
normal


0.09
T
2.45








T
0.14
0.09



















2.77


61 56
60 52
61 51
63 59
64 57
60 51
56 48
56 45
55 44
57 45
60 47
63 50
60 53
61 58
64 60
67 60
62 56
66 56
78 48
74 55
72 60
72 62
72 63
70 59
70 56
68 51
61 54
67 53
66 56
66 57
75 57



64.7 54.2


Max. Min.
DATE

1 81 53
2 83 55
3 76 39
4. 77 60
5 74 44
6 65 39
7 70 41
8 78 52
9 82 56
10 70 43
11 68 38
12 75 43
13 80 52
14 83 60
15 76 57
16 60 54
17 73 46
18 81 49
19 80 58
20 69 58
21 83 59
22 84 65
23 82 56
24 82 56
25 80 49
26 81 52
27 80 59
28 84 63
29 85 60
30 84 63


Total
Ave 77.5 52.6 62.2
Ext 85.0 38.0
Departure from
normal


Mean Inches Max. Min.


- IJ. ;U
73 61
73 66
0.60 67 57
- 67 60
- 69 56
- 67 55
- 70 54
- 73 59
- 67 59
- 68 58
- 70 56
- 70 55
- 74 60
0.16 71 63
0.02 66 63
- 72 60
75 56
T 72 60
T 66 63
76 61
0.02 75 65
76 68
78 67
77 66
76 64
77 66
79 64
0.02 80 72
0.17 79 68

0.99
72.5 61.3


3.38 below


2.85 below












TEMPERATURE


MAY 1966


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


TEMPERATURE


JUNE 1966
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


1 83 61 72
2 85 65 73
3 87 64 69
4 77 56 66
5 82 61 68
6 79 62 64
7 72 63 64
8 71 62 69
9 75 64 71
10 83 58 60
11 68 55 62
12 82 59 68
13 82 63 69
14 81 68 73
15 84 59 67
16 83 55 71
17 85 69 75
18 87 59 73
19 88 71 75
20 81 68 73
21 81 65 76
22 85 67 69
23 83 62 69
24 84 63 64
25 75 64 67
26 80 66 72
27 82 63 70
28 85 62 72
29 85 64 72
30 88 61 70
31 90 64 70


Total
Ave 81.7 62.7 69.5
Ext 90.0 55.0
Departure from
normal


78 68
80 70
0.06 82 73
- 79 70
78 69
T 75 70
0.62 72 67
0.66 71 65
0.16 72 67
78 69
73 67
74 63
78 70
0.27 74 70
80 70
81 69
0.20 81 70
84 70
0.04 87 77
0.34 77 75
2.02 76 74
0.96 80 63
0.80 82 74
0.72 82 73
75 57
0.10 78 70
82 72
83 65
81 74
85 75
85 72


6.95


78.8 69.6


1 83 54 67
2 80 52 69
3 82 52 67
4 84 62 70
5 83 55 77
6 85 62 74
7 90 62 76
8 90 67 72
9 87 68 73
10 78 68 72
11 88 64 70
12 87 67 74
13 85 65 72
14 86 64 74
15 87 69 77
16 90 67 77
17 89 69 79
18 88 64 70
19 87 67 74
20 83 67 70
21 79 63 72
22 81 64 73
23 85 64 77
24 86 57 71
25 88 60 73
26 89 60 73
27 87 63 74
28 90 64 76
29 89 63 75
30 89 64 74

Total
Ave 85.8 62.9 73.1
Ext 90.0 52.0
Departure from
normal


- 85 73
- 85 74
- 80 70
- 80 71
- 80 72
- 82 75
- 84 71
- 85 75
0.75 82 76
4.97 76 75
- 80 71
- 84 72
- 82 74
- 81 76
0.10 82 76
T 85 77
0.08 84 79
0.06 80 71
0.10 84 72
0.26 81 75
- 84 75
79 72
82 77
84 75
84 71
86 75
85 73
86 71
83 76
0.37 83 74


6.69


82.6 73.8


0.85 above


3.25 above












TEMPERATURE


JULY 1966
RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


AUGUST 1966
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


1 87 68 72
2 82 69 76
3 90 69 77
4 92 70 79
5 90 70 80
6 93 71 78
7 92 71 80
8 94 69 81
9 98 67 81
10 95 69 82
11 94 66 77
12 94 69 81
13 94 74 81
14 95 68 73
15 85 70 77
16 90 70 80
17 91 71 79
18 90 70 76
19 89 69 78
20 93 74 77
21 85 70 75
22 90 69 76
23 90 67 74
24 87 68 73
25 87 72 76
26 90 71 74
27 89 69 79
28 92 69 74
29 91 70 80
30 94 74 81
31 85 68 70


Total
Ave 90.6 69.7 77.3
Ext 98.0 66.0
Departure from
normal


0.37 82 75
0.03 80 73
- 85 76
- 84 78
- 85 79
- 95 75
- 87 77
- 87 79
0.48 90 77
- 89 79
- 89 79
- 89 77
- 89 80
2.30 87 76
- 81 77
- 85 76
- 87 78
- 86 80
- 85 80
0.21 88 77
0.47 83 80
- 86 74
- 85 77
- 85 75
82 77
0.09 85 76
89 74
0.32 88 77
88 77
90 76
1.10 82 65


5.71


86.2 76.6


1.38 below


Max. Min.
DATE

1 85 62
2 87 66
3 91 66
4 90 72
5 84 72
6 79 70
7 83 70
8 84 70
9 80 70
10 80 69
11 89 68
12 89 68
13 92 69
14 92 70
15 88 71
16 91 70
17 86 69
18 92 69
19 87 66
20 92 67
21 92 69
22 93 74
23 94 70
24 93 64
25 88 66
26 89 67
27 90 64
28 92 67
29 89 60
30 89 66
31 90 63


Mean Inches Max. Min.


0.27
0.64
0.38
0.44
0.78
1.34







0.82

0.45

T

51
-


-


Total
Ave 88.4 67.9 75.9
Ext 94.0 60.0
Departure from
normal


87 74
90 72
92 76
89 78
82 77
79 75
80 75
80 73
78 74
78 74
83 74
88 72
92 77
94 77
91 80
91 77
85 77
91 78
87 76
89 75
93 77
98 77
98 82
98 76
96 81
95 55
95 78
96 76
95 78
95 76
84 79


5.12
89.3 75.7


1.33 below









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SEPTEMBER 1966
TERMPRATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE

Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


90 62 72
91 64 75
93 65 75
94 69 77
93 71 78
93 70 75
88 68 72
91 67 72
88 60 70
85 64 68
83 68 73
85 67 72
85 69 74
87 65 72
88 63 71
87 61 69
85 67 72
88 69 71
75 68 75
85 70 72
85 60 68
82 55 64
78 52 61
82 57 64
86 59 72
86 63 71
87 68 76
82 68 70
77 64 71
84 63 68


0.36









0.04
0.04

0.11
2.56
0.23







0.38
1.40
0.09
i. 0




1.0


95 77
94 78
95 80
95 79
97 80
92 78
85 76
92 72
90 75
89 72
84 75
87 76
86 75
88 76
91 75
86 73
86 73
90 75
78 73
81 73
81 71
81 70
81 66
85 66
87 68
88 68
89 73
78 74
76 69
79 68


OCTOBER 1966
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max.
DATE


1 86 67 77
2 88 52 57
3 71 55 60
4 78 65 69
5 84 65 70
6 85 57 65
7 80 62 65
8 81 63 68
9 83 65 71
10 82 69 72
11 84 55 61
12 76 44 54
13 81 51 61
14 76 59 69
15 83 65 68
16 85 62 71
17 87 65 70
18 85 64 71
19 85 63 64
20 66 42 48
21 66 41 55
22 71 55 63
23 80 60 63
24 84 60 66
25 77 64 65
26 73 56 61
27 70 50 54
28 72 38 47
29 73 42 47
30 78 39 52
31 79 45 57


Min.


-


-
-
-




0.72




T




0.27
0.15




T
-


Total 5.21


Ave 86.1 64.5 71.3
Ext. 94 52
Departure from
normal


86.9 73.5


0.67 below


Total 1.14


Ave.79.0 56.1 62.6
Ext. 88 38
Departure from
normal


77.2 64.1


1.42 below












NOVEMBER 1966
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


DECEMBER 1966
TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE


1 78 49
2 79 47
3 48 28
4 50 25
5 60 28
6 70 37
7 77 43
8 79 55
9 79 59
10 78 57
11 79 66
12 81 65
13 80 60
14 66 45
15 67 34
16 71 40
17 74 48
18 76 44
19 79 43
20 78 46
21 72 48
22 68 41
23 63 41
24 69 32
25 71 30
26 74 29
27 76 40
28 72 40
29 53 34
30 55 34


0.44





T


T

0.03
0.02














0.32


72 61
74 65
63 45
54 42
58 36
63 45
66 50
73 58
72 62
71 62
73 62
76 67
75 67
67 59
67 53
66 50
67 52
70 59
71 57
72 55
70 56
64 45
64 48
64 50
64 47
64 48
65 52
61 50
56 43
53 39


1 63 126
2 65 27
3 70 30
4 67 37
5 53 35
6 59 35
7 71 45
8 75 53
9 78 53
10 75 59
11 67 46
12 55 41
13 47 40
14 47 36
15 51 22
16 60 24
17 67 28
18 64 34
19 60 34
20 65 36
21 68 33
22 71 32
23 67 62
24 63 32
25 47 27
26 50 25
27 61 26
28 66 35
29 71 46
30 52 31
31 56 33


0.03
0.24
0.06
0.08




0.42
0.04



0.27
0.87




0.98


55 38
56 42
60 43
57 48
56 46
55 45
61 48
66 57
70 57
66 56
64 55
56 51
51 51
60 46
52 40

Instrument
Broken


Total 0.81
Ave 70.7 42.9 49.7
Ext 81 25
Departure from
normal 1.45


66.5 52.8


Total 2.99
Ave 64.3 37.4 44.1
Ext 78 22
Departure from


below normal


0.16 below


1~1~__ _


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HOURS OF 45 DEGREE OR BELOW

1965-1966 SEASON

1965 Bi-Monthly Cumul
Oct. 1-15 -

Oct. 16-31 46 L

Nov. 1-15 2 L

Nov. 16-30 48

Dec. 1-15 122 2]

Dec. 16-31 89 3C

1966
Jan. 1-15 46 35

Jan. 16-31 304 65

Feb. 1-15 124 71

Feb. 16-28 91 8

Mar 1-15 74 9L

Mar 16-31 26 91

April 1-15 24 99

April 16-30 -


HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW

1966 Bi-Monthly Cumulative


native



36

L8

)6

L8

7


Oct.

Oct.

Nov.

Nov.

Dec.

Dec.


1-15

16-31

1-15

16-30

1-15

16-31


21

72

91

116

125


9 year average of 45 degrees or
below 891 hours.


i3

i7

1

72

16

12

36


1966 Precipit tion:.Rainfall: and..Tempetature' Data

November 3 First Fall freezing date

March 8 Last Spring freezing date

January 30 Coldest day 10 degrees

July 9 Warmest day 98 degrees

February 12 Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall 3.22 ins.

Total rainfall 56.63 inches

Above normal rainfall 5.39 ins.

Yearly mean temperature 60.2 ins.


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