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1970 climatological report for Monticello, Florida

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1970 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Nineteen seventy climatoloical report for Monticello, Florida
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French, W. J. ( Author, Primary )
Place of Publication:
Monticello, Fla.
Publisher:
Big Bend Horticultural Laboratory, University of Florida
Copyright Date:
1971
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English

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. - ACPTC CULTURAL RESEARWC1 CETER, MONTICELLO
H U M LIB RARY Monticello, Florida

M AY 2, 5 1371

Himeo Report BBL 71-7 March 19, 1971
.F:A.S. IfLOGICAL REPORT FOR ONTICELLO, FLORIDA


By N. J. Frenchl



This report summarizes the weather data collected at the

Agricultural Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1970.

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

1970, last freezing date of 1970, coldest date of 1970, warmest

date of 1970, quarterly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1970,

heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall in 1970, and number of thunderstorms by month.







iAssistant Plant Pathologist


The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman

200 cc
3/19/71










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JANUARY 1970


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


DATE


FEBRUARY 1970

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


1 58 42 2 44 26 3 51 29 4 51 27 5 50 28 6 56 37 7 54 30 8 39 15 9 39 16 10 33 17 11 42 20 12 52 31 13 52 39 14 55 30 15 59 34 16 53 40 17 59 51 18 66 56 19 63 42 20 62 38 21 54 28 22 46 21 23 51 27 24 56 28 25 59 29 26 67 36 27 75 51 28 61 40 29 76 41 30 76 43 31 56 31


50.0 0.22 35.0 0.08 53 40.0 0.00 53 39.0 0.00 51 39.0 0.00 49 46.5 1.56 51 42.0 0.05 52 27.0 0.00 49 27.5 0.00 41 25.0 0.00 36 31.0 0.00 42 41.5 0.92 47 45.5 0.00 48 42.5 0.00 53 46.5 0.02 49 46.5 0.23 51 55.0 0.17 55 61.0 0.05 62 52.5 0.00 62 50.0 0.00 61. 41.0 0.00 54 33.5 0.00 51 39.0 0.03 51 42.0 0.18 52 44.0 0.00 55 51.5 0.01 57 63.0 0.04 65 50.5 0.00 60. 58.5 0.00 66 59.5 0.55 70 43.5 0.00 60


1 56 28 2 61 37 3 66 50 4 51 19 5 47 20 6 59 23 7 60 34 8 67 30 9 71 32 10 62 33 11 55 33 12 67 38 13 64 24 14 63 28 15 73 34 16 74 45 17 66 54 18 57 50 19 64 47 20 74 38 21 63 32 22 57 24 23 67 28 24 64 39 25 71 41 26 73 30 27 54 24 28 64 31


42.0 0.00 49.0 0.57 58.0 0.84 35.0 0.02 33.5 0.00 41.0 0.00 47.0 0.00 48.5 0.00 51.5 0.00 47.5 0.00 44.0 0.00 52.5 0.00 44.0 0.00 45.5 0.00 53.5 0.00 59.5 0.02 60.0 1.69 53.5 0.09 55.5 0.00 56.0 0.00 47.5 0.00 40.5 0.00 47.5 0.00 51.5 0.00 56.0 0.01 51.5 0.50 39.0 0.00 47.5 0.00


Total
Ave. 55.3 33.0 44.2 Ext.76.0 15.00 Departure from normal
rainfall 0.67 above


4.11


53.5 43.4


Total
Ave.63.2 33.8 48.5 Ext.74.0 19.00 Departure from normal
rainfall 0.27 below


3.74


61.6 45.1















MARCH1970APRIL 1970


TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Mitn. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE ____


55.0 57.5 60.5 66.0 62.5 61.0 60.0 55.5 53.5 56.0 57.0 61.0 63.0
42.5 43.5 46.0 51.5 59.0 70.0 72.0 72.0 63.0
47.0 54.0 59.5 63.0 62.5 59.5 61.0 71.0 73.5


Total


0.00 63 0.00 72 0.00 73 0.00 74 0.77 65 0.41 72 0.00 73 0.47 60 0.95 59 0.00 70 0.00 71 0.17 64 0.00 72 0.00 58 0.00 64 0.00 69 0.00 70 0.27 70 0.00 75 0.00 77 0.00 80 0.01 73 0.00 70 0.00 70 0.00 75 0.00 72 0.00 77 1.35 80 1.34 65 0.00 77 0.06 76


6.80


TEMPERATURE


RAINFALL


Max. nm. Mean Inches


4" SOIL TEMPERATURE Max. Min.


DATE__


74.5 76.5 58.5
54.5 60.5 59.5 60.0 57.5 61.0
64.0 68.5 69.5 66.0 70.0 65.0 68.0 68.0 72.5
70.0
74.0 74.0 78.0 77.0 73.0 75.5 72.*5
72.5 73.5 75.5 67.5


Total


T
T
0.40 0.00
1.48 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
T
1.27
T
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
0.12 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00


3.37


A&e.7O.7 47.9 59.3 Ext.81.0 29.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.18 above


70.5 54.6 Ave.80.0 57.7 68.9
Ext.89.0 40.0


86.1 66.5


Departure from normal
rainfall 1.00 below


MARCH 1970










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MAY 19 70


TEMPERATURE


RAIN- 4" SOIL FALL TEMPERATURE


TEMPERATURE


JUNE 1970


RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE


Max. Min. Me an Inches Max. Min. DATE__ ___


Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min.
DATE __ ___


11 92 67 7
2 86 57 7
3 84 57 7
4 80 58 6 5 70 45 5
6 79 47 6
7 86 52 6
8 86 50 6
9 88 56 7
10 84 59 7
11 84 58 7
12 87 57 7
13 88 58 7
14 89 59 7
15 92 61 7
16 90 59 7
17 88 62 7
18 84 61 7
19 84 62 7
20 82 57 6
21 86 55 7
22 90 54 7
23 91 61 7
24 88 60 7
25 85 64 7
26 78 67 7
27 87 68 7
28 88 63 7
29 90 66 7
30 80 67 7
31 82 67 7
Total


9.5 0.00 100 1.5 0.00 995 0.5 0.00 95 9.0 0.14 86 7.5 0.00 77 3.0 0.00 90 9.0 0.00 94 8.0 0.00 96 2.0 0.00 98 1.5 0.00 95 1.0 0.00 96 2.0 0.00 98 3.0 0.00 100 4.0 0.00 99 6.5 0.59 101 4.5 0.02 91 5.0 0.00 94 2.5 0.00 87 3.0 0.00 95 '9.5 0.00 93 0.5 0.00 99 '2.0 0.00 101 '6.0 0.00 99 '4.0 0.00 100 '4.5 0.32 94 '2.5 0.18 83 '7.5 0.00 90 '5.5 0.00 93 '8.0 0.20 97 '3.5 0.19 84 '4.5 0.20 85
1.84


1 87 66 2 87 67 3 85 64 4 84 68 5 83 60 6 85 58 7 82 58 8 82 57 9 86 61 10 86 58 11 87 60 12 90 62 13 91 64 14 93 65 15 88 67 16 88 68 17 89 66 18 92 67 19 95 70 20 98 71 21 98 69 22 97 69 23 92 66 24 91 69 25 90 69 26 82 70 27 85 71 28 91 68 29 88 66 30 86 59


76.5 0.00 77.0 1.00
74.5 T 76.0 T 71.5 0.72 71.5 0.00 70.0 0.05 69.5 0.00 73.5 0.00 72.0 0.00 73.5 0.00 76.0 0.00 77.5 0.00 79.0 1.02 77.5 0.00 78.0 0.00 77.5 0.00 79.5 0-,00 82.5 0.00 84.5 0.00 83.5 0.00 83.0 0.01 79.0 1.62 80.0 T 79.5 1.56 76.0 0.16 85.5 0.41 79.5 0.87 77.0 0.00 72.5 0.00


Total


7.42


Ave.8524359.2 72.3 Ext.92.0 45.0


93.7 71.7


Ave.88.6 65.1 76.9 Ext.98.0 57.0


96.0 75.5


Departure from normal rainfall
1.86 below


Departure from normal rainfall
1.58 above


90 93 87 88 88 90 90 96 98
100 96
102 102 100
102 96
100 103 105 108 106 106 99 91
94 86 88 90 93 93










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JULY 1970

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. 11in.


AUGUST 1970

TEITERATURE R.AIN-- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMERATURE Max. Min. Mean Inches 'Nax. Min.


DATE


76.5 0.00 97 80.5 0.00 102 84.0 0.00 99 83.0 T ! 105 74.0 0.00 86 73.5 0.00 97 77.5 0.00 102 79.5 0.00 103 78.5 0.00 101 80.0 0.00 98 77.0 0.46 90 80.5 0.00 95 79.0 0.28 95 77.5 1.26 90 80.0 0.00 93 80.5 0.24 97 79.0 1.17 97 78.0 0.63 94 78.0 0.00 95 81.0 0.00 99 77.5 0.41 96 78.0 1.56 88 75.5 1.77 83 80.0 0.25 91 79.0 0.00 92 82.0 0.00 99 77.5 0.17 90 80.0 0.00 97 81.5 0.00 102 81.5 0.25 105 81.5 0.00 101


1 94 70 2 92 69 3 92 70 4 92 71 5 93 71 6 92 71 7 92 72 8 92 72 9 91 72 10 87 72 11 84 72 12 80 72 13 83 71 14 86 70 15 88 70 16 89 68 17 91 70 18 91 69 19 89 69 20 90 70 21 86 67 22 89 69 23 89 70 24 88 71 25 86 71 26 83 73 27 87 69 28 89 70 29 91 70 30 91 68 31 91 66


8.45


Total


82.0 0.00 80.5 1.03 81.0 0.00 81.5 0.03 82.0 T 81.5 0.00 82.0 T 82.0 0.00 81.5 0.03 79.5 0.09 78.0 2.23 76.0 0.85 77.0 0.42 78.0 0.07 79.0 0.00 78.5 0.00 80.5 0.00 80.0 0.00 79.0 0.00 80.0 1.13 76.5 0.21 79.0 0.57 79.5 0.16 79.5 0.07 78.5 0.41 78.0 0.04 78.0 0.01 79.5 0.20 80.5 T 79.5 0.00 78.5 0.00

7.55


Ave. 90.0 68.1 79.1 Ext. 96.0 60.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.36 above


96.1 77.2


Ave. 89.0 70.2 79.6 Ext. 94.0 66.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.10 above


DATE


89 64 93 68
94 74 96 70 80 68 87 60 90 65 92 67 89 68 88 72 88 66 92 69 90 68 87 68 91 69 92 69 91 67 91 65 91 65 92 70 89 66 88 68 82 69 89 71 89 69 92 72 88 67 90 70 93 70 95 68 93 70


Total


105
102 95
96 103 106
104 103 99 92
84 84 85 89 92 92
100
102 92
94
86 92 90 88
88 86 88 91 92 93
98


93.9 78.4










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SEPTEMEP. 1970


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TE14PERATURE Max. Hin. Mean Inches Max. Min. DATE


DATE


OCTOBER 1970

TEMPERATURE PAIN- 4"SOIL
FALL TEMP ERATURE flax. Nin. Mean Inches Max. Min.


1 93 67 2 94 70 3 95 69 4 93 70 5 92 70 6 92 71 7 92 66 8 91 68 9 89 68 10 90 69 11 91 66 12 92 67 13 92 70 14 87 70 15 90 71 16 90 69 17 90 70 18 92 68
19 91 68 20 92 66 21 91 66 22 91 63 23 89 69 24 91 66 25 90 65 26 88 66 27 90 65 28 91 67
29 84 52 30 78 45


Total


80.0 0.00 101 82.0 0.00 102
82.0 0.00 106 81.5 0.00 104 81.0 0.00 102 81.5 0.00 103 79.0 0.02 103 79.5 0.00 102 78.5 0.00 96 79.5 0.00 96 78.5 0.00 99 79.5 0.45 102 81.0 0.00 95 78.5 0.00 90 80.5 0.55 93 79.5 0.01 90 80.0 0.01 90 80.0 0.00 92 79.5 0.00 94 79.0 0.00 101 78.5 0.00 101 79.5 T.'! 100 79.0 0.58 100 78.5 0.25 92
77.5 0.62 91 77.0 0.02 88 77.5 0.00 90 79.0 0.00 93 68.0 0.00 87 61.5 0.00 88


1 79 45 2 83 46
3 85 51 4 88 55
5 86 49 6 33 51 7 85 61 8 79 66 9 84 65 10 86 62 11 89 63 12 87 64
13 87 63 14 86 63 15 85 60
16 88 61 17 80 50 18 72 47 19 75 49
20 74 61 21 82 60 22 79 54 23 79 48 24 32 50
25 80 52 26 80 54 27 78 48 2G 76 55 2Y, 72 61 30 76 64 31 78 60


2.51


Total


72.0 0.00 64.5 0.00 68.0 0.00 71.5 0.00
67.5 0.00 67.0 0.00 73.0 0.00 72.5 0.10
74.5 0.00 74.0 0.00 76.0 0.00 75.5 0.00 75.0 0.00 74.5 0.00 72.5 0.00
74.5 0.00 65.0 0.00
59.5 0.00 62.0 0.01 67.5 1.50
71.0 0.15 66.5 0.00 63.5 0.00 66.0 0.00 66.0 0.46
67.0 0.00 63.0 0.00 65.5 0.00 66.5 0.00 70.0 0.61 69.0 0.82


3.65


Ave. 90.4 66.7 78.6 Ext. 95.0 45.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 3.37 below


96.3 78.5


Ave. 81.4 56.1 68.8 Ext. 89.0 45.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 1.09 above


83.5 68.4















ITOVEIBEP, 1970


TEMPERATURE lax. 71in. ',ean


RAIN- 4" SOIL FALL TEMPER TUPE Inches flax. !Un.


TE' TERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEITERATUPJ flax. 11in. Mean Inches ",ax. 1in.


DATE


76 53 71 48 77 50 65 40 58 33 60 37 U0 35
72 36 76 38 77 49 76 42
71 45 72 43 71 43 74 50
54 37 49 23 60 26 67 32 76 45 76 34 67 35 73 40
58 20 39 13
51 19 67 24 76 38 75 36
76 38


64.5 59.5 63.5 52.5 45.5 48.5 52.5
54.0 57.0 63.0 59.0
58.0 57.5 57.0 62.0
45.5
36.0 43.0 49.5 60.5 55.0 51.0 56.5 39.0 26.0 35.0
45.5 57.0 55.5
57.0


Total


Ave. 67.7 36.7 52.2 Ext. 77.0 13.0

Departure from normal
rainfall 0.55 below


0.02 0.00
0.09 0.00 0.00
0.00 0.00
0.00 0.00
0.61 0.00 0.00
0.01 0.00
0.78 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.00 0.00
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

1.78


76 65 71 61 75 61 70 52 64 48 65 48 70 50 71 51 73 54 74 54 74 56 71 56 69 56 70 56 69 58 59 50
57 42 59 42 62 43 63 55
67 50 66 50 69 50 56 39 49 33 51 37 59 39
65 46 65 51
68 52


66.1 50.3


1 78 2 77 3 80 4 80 5 76 6 74 7 66 3 61 9 68 10 76 11 7C
12 77 13 74 14 58 15 59 16 67 17 71 18 62
19 67 20 73 21 73 22 75 23 72 24 77 25 69 26 64 27 48 28 55 29 62 30 66 31 60


59.5 0.00 60.0 0.00 61.5 0.00
62.5 0.00 52.0 0.00
52.5 0.00 47.5 0.00 46.0 0.00 52.5 0.00 58.5 0.00
60.5 0.00
62.5 T 57.0 0.01 49.0 0.00 44.0 0.00 53.5 0.00 56.0 0.79
44.5 0.00 48.0 0.00 52.0 0.00
56.0 0.00 57.5 0.00 64.0 0.18 69.0 0.01
51.0 0.01 45.0 0.50 34.5 0.00 38.5 0.00
48.0 0.00 54.5 0.50
51.0 0.77


Total
Ave. 69.1 37.3 53.2 Ext. 80.0 21.0


2.77


63.9 50.3


Departure from normal
rainfall 0.38 below


DATE


DECEMBER 19 70










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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELW


1969-1970 SEASO T


Bi-HonthlV Cumulative


0
0
92 182 311 467


1970

Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. 'Tar. Ilar. Apr.


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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


Bi-iI'onthly Cumulative


1969

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



1970

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


1970 PPUCIPITATION, RAINFALL, ANID TET ERATURE DATA


First Fall freezing date - Nov. 17, - 2
Last Spring freezing date - I!arch 16 - 2' Coldest day - Nov. 25 - 13.0 Warmest day - June 20, 21 - 98.0 leaviest 24 hour period of rainfall - Aug. Total rainfall - 53.94 Below normal rainfall - 0.45 Yearly mean temperature - 65.1 Quarterly rainfall totals - Jan.-March
July-Sept. -


3.0
9.0


11 - 2.23 inches


14.65 18.51


April-June Oct .-Dec.


Thunderstorms observed - 50 Number of thunderstorms by month:


Jan. Feb. March April May June


July August
Sept. Oct. 11ov.
Dec.


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


54 224
332 477


253 137
146 92 48 31
7


725
862 100S 1100
1148 1179 1186


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


- 12.63
- 8.15




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