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1976 climatological report for Monticello, Florida

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1976 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Nineteen seventy-six climatoloical report for Monticello, Florida
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French, W. J. ( Author, Primary )
Place of Publication:
Monticello, Fla.
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Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Experiment Station, IFAS, University of Florida
Copyright Date:
1977
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English

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AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER -MONTICELLO
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION - IFAS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA -GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

Research Report BB 1977-4 December 31, 1977


1976 CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA W. J. French1

This report summarizes the weather data collected-at the Agricultural Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1976.

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 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 1976, last freezing date of 1976, coldest date of 1976, warmest date of 1976, quarterly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1976, heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall in 1976,, and number of thunderstorms by month.


1Associate Plant Pathologist The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman


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


.DATE


1 65 36 50 '5 0.19 2 62 32 47.0 0.00 3 69 30 49.5 0.00 4 74 38 56.0 0.31 5 48 25 36.'5 0.00 6 51 25 38.0 0.03 7 58 38 30.5 0.00 8 66 43 54.5 0.92, 9 52 22 37.0 0.00 10 42, 20 31.0 0.00 11 56 21 38.5 0.00 12 70 42 56.0 0.21 13 68 42 55.0 0.00 14 75 49 62.0 0.00 . 15 67 32 49.5 0.00
16 62 31 46.5 0.00 17 63 33 .49.5 0.05
18 46 23 34.5 0.00
19 42 16 29.0 0.00 20 49 18 33.5 0.00 21 63 27 45:'0 0.00 22 59 28 43_,5 0.00 23 57 25 41.'0 0.00 24 66 27 46.5 0.00 25 69 44 56.5 0.00 26 73 50 61.5 0.00 27 71 59 65.0 1.98 28 60 29 44.'.5 0.13 29 50 29 39.:5 0.00 30 62 30 46.0 0.00 31 67, 30 48.5 0.00


65 60 61 65 57 51 56 59 59
49 51 55 66 63 65 61 60 55
43 52 57 59 58 .61
64 64 60
64 55 56 60


47 1, 70 41 55.5 0.28 44 2 64 33 48.5 0.45 43 3- 58 36 47.0 0.00
50 4 73 .50 '61.5 0.00 38 5 73 39 56.0 0,00 38 6 77 40 58:5 0.00 44 7 66 39 52.5 0.02 49 8 49 23 36.0 0.00 37 9 55 28 41.5 0.00 37 10 63 31 47.0 0.00 37 11 71 31 51.0 0.00 43 12 75 45 60.0- 0.00 51 13 75 45 60.0 0.00 51 14 77 45 61.0 0.00 44 15 80 49 .64.5 0.00 34 16 78 49 63.5 0.00 43 17 70 49 64-)5 0.00 37' 18 76 55 65.5 0.00 33 19 75 60 67.5 0.04 33 20 81 '43 62.0 0.00 36 21 79 45 -62.0 0.00 40 22 79 61 70.0 0.18 39 23 66 37 51,.5 0.00 39 24 62 28 45.0 0.00 42 25 70 32 51.0 0.00 49 26. 75 38 56.5 0.00 56 27 74 41 57.5 0.00 40 28 76 40 58.0 0.00 39 29 80 44 62.0 0.00 '39
42,


64 42 60 42 59 42 63 45 69 49. 71 47 64 52 63 41 60 41 64 41 67 45 71 48 74 54 75 54 77 57 75 57 80 59 74 60 73 61 80 56 72 56 81 60 69 45 68 45 71 45 75 48 76 54 78 54 78 56


Total 0.97


Ave. 60.7 32.1 46.4 Ext. 75.0 .16.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.06 above


58.4


Ave. 71.6 41.3 56.5 Ext. 81.0 23.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.29 below


DATE


Total


3.82


70.7


ebruary 1976


January 1976





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MARCH 1976

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


APRIL 1976

TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
TALL TEMPERATURE Max. Min. Mean, T-nc-fies Max. Min.


DATE DATE


1 81
2 84 3 78 4 85 5 83 6 82 7 82 8 75 9 78 10 78 11 64 12 74 13 77 14 75 15 64 16 79 17 76 18 58 19 70
20 74 21 78 22 78 23 58 124 70 25 78 26 74 27 77 28 77 29 79 30 83 31 81


51 66.0 0.00 81 56 1 78 43 60.5 0.08 53 68.5 0.00 82 60 2 70 46 58.0: 0.00 54 66.0 0.00 76 62 3 75 41 58.0 0.00 60 72.5 0.06 85 65 4 80 44 62.0 0.00 58 70.5 0.00 84 65 5 81 46 63.5 0.00 57 69.5 0.00 84 65 6 -81 58 69.5 0.00 58 70.0 0.00 83 65 7 67 56 61.5 0. 21 50 62.5 0.00 83 62 8 77 59 68.0 0.00 58 68.0) 1.44 79 62 9 76 47 61.5 0.00 49 63.5 0.07 73 56 10 73 43 58.0 0.00 39 51.5 0.00 71 52 11 76 45 60.5 0.00
43 58.5 0.00 75 52 12 78 53 65.5 0.00 56 66.5 0.00 73 56 13 80 57 68.5 0.00 48 61.5 0.38 76 60 14 80 58 69.0 0.01 .54 59.0 0.00 66 60 15 77 56 66.5 0.17 63 71.0 0.00 76 58 16 8b 51 65i5 0.00 38 57.0 0.77 70 48 17 81 54 67.5 0.00
31 44.5 0.00 66 46 18 81 53 67.0 0.00
40 55.0 0.00 72 46 19 84 54 69.0 0.00
46 60.0 0.00 76 51 20 90 60 75.0 0.00 46 68.0 0.00 79 51 2.1 84 57 70.5 0.00 57 67.5 0.01 79 52 22 84 62 73.0 0.00
43 50.5 0.24 62 51 23 84. 56 70.0 0.00 41 55.5 0.00 70 51- 24 86 55 70.5 0.00 49 63.5 0.00 76 52 '25 87 60 73.5 0.00 52 63.0 0.02 74 59 26 78 57 67.5 0.07 56 66.5 0.00 78 60 27 77 44 60.5 0.00
58 67.5 2.39 78 60 28 77, 46 61.5 0.00
64 71.5 0.00 78 60 29 83 52 67.5 0.00
59 71.0 0.00 81 66 30 83 62 72.5 0.00
65 73.0 0.00 -85 66


80 57 81 57 84 56 84 56 87 57 89 62 72 62 81 62 80 60 85 59 86 58 85 62 88 65 87 68 83 65 88 63, 90 63 90 66 95 66 95 69 94 71 92 71 90 70 92 70 95 71 81 67 93 64 91 64 94 64 88 68


5.38


0.54


Total


Total


Ave. 75.8 51.9 63.9 Ext. 85.0 31.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 0.22 below


76.3 Ave. 79.6 52.5 66.1
Ext. 90.0 41.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.69 below


87.3





MAY 1976 'JUNE 1976

TEMPERATURE- RAIN- 4" SOIL TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE PALL TEMPERATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Min. Max. Min. Mean Tnches Max6 Min.

DATE DATE

1 81 64 72.5 1.51 88- 71 1 87 62 74.5 0.00 95 73
2 79 62 70.5 0.07 81. 69 2. 85 66 75.5 0.19 89 72
3 77 49 63.0 0.00 82 60 3 76 65 70.5 0.13 79 71
4 81 53 67.0 0.00 90 60 4 86 64 '75.0 0.28 90 70
5 76 46 61.0 0.00 89 62 5 82 - 66 74.0 0.55 84 70
6 82 54 68.0 0.00 92 62 6 74 61 67.5 T .79 68
7 83 63 73.0, 0.00 89 69 7 80 57 68.5 0.00 91 69
8 - 84 62 73.0 0.01 90 73 8 82 61 71.5 0.00 94 69
9 78 62, 70.0 0.30 81 70 9 85 60 72.5 0.00 97 72
10 71 57 64.0 O 00 75 65 10 88 61 74.5 0.00 98 73
11 81 61 71.0 0.00 85 65 11 90 62' 76.0 0.00 - 99 75
12 81 63 72.0 0.00, -85 69 12 90 65 77.5 0.00 100 76 13 85 60 72.5 0.00 93 69 13 92 66 79.0 0.00 103 78
14 85 63 74.0 0.00 96 70 14 92 64 78.0 0.00 102 78
15 82 69 75.5 2.18 82 .73 15 88 60 74.0 0.00 100 76
16 84 .62 731.0 0.18 86 70 16 891 67 78.0 0.05 101 76 17 84 61 72.5 0.61 82 70 17 82 68 75.0 0.04 84 75
18 84 64 74.0 0.00 86 70 18 89 67' 78.0 0.08 98 75
19 77 46 61.5 0.00 90 62 19 87 71 79.0 0,48 92 75
20 77 50 63.5 0.00 91 62 20 84 70 77.0 0.85 84 75
21 82 57 69.5 0.00 94 65 21 74 66 70.0 0.57 77 72
22 84 65 74.5 0.18 91 72 22 82 67 '74.5 0.01 85 72
23 78 68 73.0 2.60 80 73 23 87 67 77.0 0.01 90 72
24 79 67 73.0 1.05 82 72 24 87 65 76.0 0.65 95 72
25 79 62 70.5 0.79 83 69 25 88 67 77.5 0.01 89 72
26 82 59 70.5 0.00 87 68 26 90 68 79.0 0.00 94 74
27 84 60 72.0 T 89 68 27 91 68 79.5 0.00 99 78
28 78 66 72.0 0.28 78 73 28 92 67 79.5 0.90 102 76
29 81 60, 70.5 0.02 82 71 29 89 67 78.0 2.03 95 75
30 83 65 74.0 0.00 91 71 30 88' 69 78,5 0.03 92 75
31 86 60 73.0 0.00 96 73

Total 9.78 Tot&I 1 6.86

Ave. 80.9 60.0 70.5 86.6 Ave. 85.9 65.1 75.5 92.6
Ext. 86.0 46.0 Ext. 92.0, 57.0
Departure from normal Departure from normal
rainfall 6.16 above rainfall 0.97 above





AUGUST 1976


JULY 1976

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


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE Max. Min. Mea'n Tnches Max. Min.


DATE


DATE


1 83 69 76.0 0.53 85 2 86 69 77.5 0.11 87 3 87 66 76.5 0.20 90 4 89 69 79.0 0.63 91 5 89 69 79.0 0.00 89 6 88 68 78.0 0.07 91 7 79 68 73.5 0.41 89 8 84 66 75.0 0.44 87 9 87 68 77.5 0.00 93 10 91 67 79.0 0.00 99 11 92 63 77.5 0.00 102 12 90 70 80.0 0.00 103 13 90 73 81.5 0.00 99 14 92 73 82.5 0.00 102 15 92 73 82.5 0.00 104 16 95 71 83.0. 0.00 107 17 94 72 83.0 0.00 107 18 92 68 80.0 1.59 105 19 89 68 78.5. 0.01 94 20 91 69 80.0 0.00 100 21 92 69 80.5 0.00 104 22 92 70 81.0 0.00 104 23 91 69 80.0 0.75 98 24 93 69 81.0 0.21 97 25 93 71 82.0 0.00 97 26 91 71 81.0 0.00 101 27 93 68 80.5 0.00 105 28, 93 69 81.0 0.00 105 29 92 69 80.5 0.00 103 30 90 70 80.0 T 97 31 87 72 79.5 0.12 91


75 1 91 71 81.0 0.00 75 2 91 .73 82.0 0.00 75 3 90* 7t 80.5 1.38 74 4 83 70 76.5 0.26 75 5 82 *70 76.0 0.01 75 6 88 68 78.0 0.00 74 7 92 69 *80.5 0.00 73 8 88 71 79.5 0.00 73 9 92 68 80.0 0.05 77 10 91 68 79.5 T 77, 11 92 67 79.5 0.00 79 12 93 67L 80'a 0'00 79 13 93 70 81.5 0.11 81 14 86 67 76.5 0.67 81 15 89 69 79.0., 0.17
83 16 88 68 7840 T 83 17 91 71 81.0 0.20 79 18 87 66 76.5 0.12 76 19 84 60 72.0 0.00 76 20 83 65. 74.0 0.-00
76 21 81 61 71,0 0.00
80 22 86 65 75.5 0.00
77 23 91 68 79.5 0.00
77 24 92 72 82.0 0412
78 25 90 72 81.0 0.00 80 26 91 71 81.0 1.01
80 27 84 71 77.5 0.46
81 28 89 67 78.0 0.00
81 29 90 67 78.5 0.00
80 30 90 - 70 80.0 0.00 78 31 93 69 81.0 0,28


101 - 78 103 81 96 78 87 76 86 76 92 76 102 75 99 80 102 77 102 77 103 80 107 81 106 80 91 76 94 75 91 75 97 75 92 73 89 70 89 70 89 73 96 73 102 78 103 80 98 80 100 78 87 76 90 75 97 75 99 77 102 78


Total 5.07


Total : 478M


97.6


Ave. 88.7 68.5 78.6 Ext. 93.0 60.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 0.48 below


Ave. 89.9 69.2 79.6 Ext. 95.0 63.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 2.35 below












bCTOBER,1976

'TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
. FALL TEMPERATURE Max. Min, Mean -In-c-fFes Max. Min.


SEPTEMBER 1976


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE Max. Min. Mean T-nches Max. Min.


DATE


DATE


1 86 67 76.5 0.00 2 87 67 77.0 0.00 3 89 68 78.5 0.03
4 91 70 80.5 0.00 5 89 68 78.5 1.12 6 78 67 72.5 0.34
7 84 68 76.0 0.15 8 84 69 76.5 0.10 9 85 69 77.0 0.00 10 88 70 79.0 0.00 11 87 55 71.0 0.00 12 84 55 69.5 0.00 13 79 62 70.5 0.00
14 79 65 72.0 0.04 15 75 61 68.0 0.00 16 82 59 70.5 0.00 17 84 59 71.5 0.00 18 86 60 73.0 0.00 19 88 61 74.5 0.00 20 89 62 75.5 0.00 21 89 65 77.0 0.00 22 79 63 71.0 T 23 84 58 71.0 0.00 24 88 66 77.0 0.00 25 86 67 76.5 1.89 26 84 68 76.0 0.01 27 87 68 77.5 0.00 28 88 69 78.5 0.00 29 84 70 77.0 0.08 30 81 70 75.5 0.75


88 73 1 80 .54 67.0 0.00 93 73 2 77 52 64.5 0.00 96 76 3 81 52 66.5 0.00 102 78 4 84 53 68.5 0.00 97 77 5 85 56 70.5 0.00 83 75 6 85 61 73.0 0.00 85 75 7 82 65 73.5 0.64 87 75 8 75 67 71.0 1.93 89 75 9 76 55 65.5 3.46 92 75 10 68 46 57.*0 0.00 90 68 11 70 42 56.0 0.00 94 68 12 72 .42 57.0 0.00 87 72 13 72 40 56,0 0.00 85 72 14 75 41 58.0 0.00 81 70 15 81 49 65.0 0.00 93 70 16 82 52 67.0 0.00 96 72 17 74 56 65.0 0.53 97 73 18 72 52 62.0 0.46 97 74 19 66 51 58.5 0.-00 97 75 20 78 51 164.5 0.04 96 76 -21 70 39 -54,5 0.06 85 73 22 61 35 48.0 0.00 95 73 23 68 35 51.5 0.00 95 74 24 75 38 56.5 0,00 89 75 25 79 51 65.0 0.00 88 74 26 70 56 63.0 0.95 86 73 27 66 43 54.5 0.00 90 73 28 65 44 54.5 0.00 84 75 29 55 36 45.5 0.00 81 75 30 70 36 53.0 0.00
31 70 51 60.5 0.13


82 64 83 64 88 63 89 65 89 67 89 69 79 71 73 71 76 66 78 59 75 56 76 55 78 54 80 56 84 58 87 63 73 65 75 61 72 57 79 57 75 52 72 50 74 50 78 52 78 58 68 62 71 53 68 52 59 45 70 45 65 45


8.20


4.51


. Total


Total


Ave. 73.7 48.4 61.1 Ext. 85.0 35.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 5.50 above


76.'9


90.6


Ave. 84.8 64.9 74.9 Ext. 91.0 55.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 1.12 below





DECEMBER'1976

TEMPERATURE RAIN-, , 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE Max. Min. Mean IncFeg Max. Min.


NOVEMBER 1976


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

DATE DATE


61 40 50.5. 0.00 70 49 1 64 , 37 50.0, , 0.00 70 49 2 70 45 57.5 T 71 50 3
70 39 , 54.5 0.00 74 52 4 69 36 52.5 0.00 71 51 5 60 26 43.0 0.00 70 46 6 63 31 47.0 0.00 68 45 7 72 35 53.5 0.00 71 47 8 59 23 41.0 0.00 67 42 9 65 30 47.5 0.00 67 42 10 74 42 58.0 0.00 .69 48 11 75 49 62.0 0.00 75 56 12 68 44 56.0 0.00 70 55 13 58 42 50.0 0.00 66 55 14 53 44 48.5 0.81 56 55 15 52 47 49.5 0.01 59 53 16 50 47 48.5 0.19 53 53 17 55 48 51.5 1.10 55 53 18 70 43 56.5 0.00 68 51 19 72 46 59.0 0.48 66-' 51 20 57 53 55.0 0.42 60 57 21 65 31 48.0 0.00 66 44 22 53 25 39.0 0.00 59 39 23 53 27 40.0 0.00 57 39 24 62 29 45.5 0.00 60 39 25 69 34 51.5 0.00 64 42 26 69 55 62.0 0.63 65 53 27 71 66 68.5 4.36 68 62 28 71 51 61.0 0.53 69 62 29 52 29 40.5 0.14 62 42 30
31


43 29. 36.0 0.00 50 32 41,0 0.00 50 31 40.5 0.00 62 .30 .46.0 0.00 64 32 48.0 0.00 60 34 47.0 0.00 65 51 58.0 .0.28 64 38 51.0. 0.90 52 27 393 0,00 56 28 42,0 0.00 68 45 56.5 0.20 64 55 59.5 0.32 74 58 166.0 0.64 60 44 52.0 0.08 52 44 48.0 0.37 55 45 50.0 0.02 62 35 48.5 0.00 67 35 51.0 0.00 71 37 54.0 0,00 70 41 55.5 0.10 60 29 44-45 0.21 43 19 31.0 0.00 44 28 36.0 0.02 51 24 37.5 0.00 59 25 42.0 0.00 69 39 54.0 0.62 53 31 42.0 0.02 64 32 48.0 0.00 69 41 55.0 0.10 63 28 45.5 0.00 66 30 48.0 0.17


52 41 53 41 49 41 60 41 63 42 58 42 60 53 60 49 58 39 56 39 60 45 62 55 69 61 62 52 55 52 59 52 52 44 67 44 61 43 61 48 57 40 52 38 45 33 50 40 54 39 56 41 58 41 68 40 60 48 58 41 56 40


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


8.67


Total


Total


Ave. 59.7 35.4 47.6 Ext. 74.0 19.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 0.34 above


57.8


Ave. 63.4 39.8 51.6 Ext. 75.0 23.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 6.25 above


65.5








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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW

1975 -1976 SEASON


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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

16-31


0
13 52
191 287
465


gi-Monthly


17D', 187
84 52
7
31


Cumulative


635 822 906 958 965 996


1976

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


Bi-Monthly


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


19
49
117
ill
124 168


Cumulative

19 68
185 296
420 588


1 1976 PRECIPITATION AND TEMPERATURE DATA


First fall freezing date -November 6 - 26.0 Last spring freezing date -March 18 -. 31.0 Coldest day - January 19 -16.0 Warmest day - July 16 - 95.0 Heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall - November 28 -4.36 Total yearly rainfall - 62.69 Above normal rainfall - 8.13 Yearly mean temperature - 64.4 Quarterly rainfall totals: Jan. - March - 10.17 July - Sept. - 14.42
April - June - 17.18 Oct. - Dec. - 20.92


thunderstorms observed -41 Number of thunderstorms by month: January - 2 July -3
February - 0 August - 6
March - 5 September - 2.
April - 0 October -4
May -8 November -3
June -8 December -0


Quarterly thunderstorm totals: January - March - 7 April -June - 16 July -September - 11 October - December - 7


- -~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~.- - -~ -


1975

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


1976

Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Ma r.
Mar.


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


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