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1972 climatological report for Monticello, Florida

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1972 climatological report for Monticello, Florida
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Nineteen seventy-two climatological 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:
1973
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English

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AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER, MONTICELLO Mnticello, Florida


research. Report B3BL March 7, 1973

1972 -0 ,&Q1"GAT, REPORT FOR MONTICELLO, FLORIDA by W. J. French 1


This report summarizes the weather data collected at the Agricultural

Research Center, Monticello for the calendar year 1972.

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 1972, last freezing date of 1972, coldest date of 1972, warmest date of 1972, quarterly rainfall totals, total rainfall for 1972, heaviest 24 hour period of rainfall in-1972, and number of thunderstorms by month.
















1Assistant Plant Pathologist



The daily records were taken by T. T. Alderman 200 cc
3/7/73
















FEBRUARY 1972


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


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TF4?E NATURE
Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. Kiin.


1 76 55 2 76 55 3 70 54 4 71 56 5 74 60 6 6S 35 7 44 23 8 59 24 9 67 23
10 73 46 11 77 63 12 72 57 13 77 59
O 14 75 61
15 65 40 16 49 20
17 38 21 18 53 21 19 67 30 20 72 42
21 68 47 22 65 53 23 66 49 24 72 44 25 76 47 26 67 52 27 67 52 28 78 49 29 75 51 30 77 58 31 78 39


65.5 1.18 74 65.5 T 74
62.0 0.55 66
63.5 0.01 70 67.0 0.32 71 51.5 0.03 69 33.5 0.00 53 41.5 0.00 56 47.5 0.00 60 59.5 0.00 65 70.0 0.82 71 64.5 0.82 69 68.0 .0.06 74 68.0 1.46 71 52.5 0.54 64 34.5 0.00 55 29.5 0.00 48 37.0 0.00 53 48.5 0.00 61 57.0 0.00 67 57.5 0.00 63 59.0 0.85 '64 57.5 0.45 65 58.0 0.00 71 61.5 0.00 72 59.5 0.21 65 59.5 0.00 64 63.5 0.00 72 63.0 0.00 71 67.5 0.00 74 58.5 0.57 76


62 1 58 62 2 52 61 3 58 61 4 61 63 5 48 49 6 55 40 7 69 39 8 61 39 9 60 49 10 51 65 11 60 63 12 57 63 13 61 68 14 59 54 15 61 39 16 62 38 17 58 33 18 67 41 19 60 49 20 48 52 21 58 58 22 67 58 23 74 57 24 76 56 25 75
54 26 77 54 27 78 57 28 66 56 29 71 60
54


41 49.5 0.00 63 39 45.5 1.17 53 44 51.0 0.50 56 27 44.0 0.17 59 23 35.5 0.00 54 28 41.5 0.00 55 34 51.5 1.41 61 35 48.0 0.03 61 36 48.0 T 62
30 40.5 0.00 50 32 46.0 0.01 58 41 49.0 T 56
42 51.5 0.22 57 27 43.0 0.00 58 30 45.5 0.00 60 50 56.0 0.06 59 51 54.5 0.83 58 51 59.0 0.01 65
36 48.0 0.01 62 34 41.0 0.00 54. 25 41.5 0.00 62 30 48.5 0.00 67 35 54.5 0.00 69 46 61.0 0.00 74 49 62.0 0.00 75 54 65.5 0.00 78 56 67.0 1.38 75, 53 59.5 0.88 67 47 59.0 0.00 70


Total 7.87
Ave.68.1 44.9 56.5
Ext.78.0 20.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 4.43 above


Total
66.1 53.5 Ave.62.3 38.8 50.6
Ext.78.0 23.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 2.67 above


6.68


62.0 47.9


DATE


JANUARY 19 72















DURCn 1972 APRIL 1972

TEMERATURE I JUN- 4" SOIL TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE FALL TE P E RAT RE
Max. Kin. Mean Inches Max. in. Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. 'Min.
DATE_ _ ______ DATE

1 73 49 61.0 0.00 71 57 1 56 39 47.5 0.02 63 52
2 79 55 67.0 0.00 73 57 2 70 39 54.5 0.00 72 52
3 77 55 66.0 1.06 73 59 3 69 41 55.0 0.00 73 54
4 60 37 48.5 0.00 70 52 4 75 43 59.0 0.00 80 54
5 70 44 57.0 0.08 71 52 5 74 54 64.0 0.00 74 56
6 64 30 47.0 0.00 68 44 6 78 56 67.0 0.00 85 60
7 60 33 46.5 0.00 63 44 7 81 56 68.5 0.00 89 65
8 72 38 55.0 0.00 73 47 8 81 62 71.5 0.00 87 66
9 66 39 52.5 0.20 65 45 9 83 49 66.0 0.00 87 64
.10 59 29 44.0 0.00 65 44 10 67 *42 54.5 0.00 83 58
11 69 34 51.5 0.00 71 44 11 77 49 63.0 0.00 88 58
12 75 33 56.5 0.00 76 48 12 79 61 70.0 0.00 86 62
13 75 41 58.0 0.00 79 54 13 84 63 73.5 0.00 88 69 . 14 76 48 62.0 0.00 80 55 14 86 67 76.5 0.00 93 69
15 75 54 64.5 0.01 75 62 15 87 65 76.0 0.00 94 74
16 79 58 68.5 0.00 84 63 16 83 63 73.0 0.00 95 74
17 76 44 60.0 0.04 78 56 17 84 58 71.0 0.00 94 69
18 70 37 53.5 0.00 79 55 -18 80 53 66.5 0.00 94 68
19 75 43 59.0 0.03 79 55 19 83 61 72.0 0.00 91 68 20 77 46 61.5 0.00 83 59 20 87 65 76.0 0.00 92 72
21 80 54 67.0 0.00 85 59 �21 85 55 70.0 0.00 97 71
22 79 60 69.5 0.00 80 64 22 86 63 74.5 0.00 96 71
23 78 40 59.0 0.00 86 58 23 80 59 69.5 0.67 82 69
24 81 45 63.0 0.00 84 58 24 84 60 72.0 0.00 85 68
25 76 52 64.0 0.00 85 60 25 81 56 .63.5 0.00 _ 84 63 26 77 46 61.5 0.07 75 58 26 74 44 59.0 0.00 87 61
27 68 42 55.0 0.00 81 58 27 73 43 58.0 0.00 83 60
28 73 51 62.0 0.00 84 58 28 76 52 64.0 0.00 92 60
29 77 59 68.0 0.44 75 66 29 77 59 68.0 0.00 82 67
30 70 56 63.0 0.70 72 64 30 77 61 69.0 0.00 80 70
31 71 54 62.5 3.37 70 62

Total 6.00 Total 0.69
Ave.72.8 45.5 59.2 76.1 55.4 Ave.78.6 54.6 66.6 85.9 64.1
Ext.81.0 29.0 Ext.87.0 39.0
Departure from normal Departure from normal
rainfall 0.38 above ;rainfall-3.68 below
















JUNE 1972


TEIPER.TURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE Max. DIn. Me an Incies Max. Min.


DATE


1 81 58 69.5 0.00 85 2 83 57 70.0 0.00 38 3 85 60 72.5 0.00 92 4 86 59 72.5 0.02 92 5 79 47 63.0 0.00 90 6 81 50 65.5 0.00 90 7 83 57 70.0 0.00 88 8 82 63 72.5 0.11 86 9 .73 65 69.0 3.46 75 10 84 60 72.0 0.00 83 11 82 61 71.5 0.00 85 12 79 62 70.5 0.00 81 13 76 64 70.0 0.04 77 14 75 66 70.5 0.72 74 15 85 66 75.5 0.83 86
16 83 65 74.0 0.62 84 17 82 56 69.0 0.00 85 18 82 56 69.0 0.00 82 19 85 57 71.0 0.00 88 20 82 55 68.5 0.08 90 21 78 57 67.5 0.00 84 22 81 56 68.5 0.12 88 23 83 59 71.0 0.09 91 24 80 59 69.5 0.00 90 25 83 62 72.5 0.00 92 26 86 62 74.0 0.20 96 27 82 60 71.0 0.00 87 28 66 60 63.0 0.41 71 29 79 62 70.5 0.20 79 30 83 63 73.0 0.00 83 31 84 67 75.5 0.00 84


TEMPERATURE

Max. Vin. Hean DATE


1 81 59 2 78 47 3 83 53 4 85 56
5 88 60 6 89 ,1 7 94 65 8 91 64 9 87 60 10 89 60 11 89 65 12 81 64 13 84 66
14 88 64 15 91 64 16 90 61
17 91 66 18 91 72
19 85 69 20 77 63 21 82 68 22 93 65 23 87 60 24 86 61
25 86 68
26 79 66
27 86 66 28 90 69 29 90 75 30 87 69


70.0 62.5 68.0 70.5 74.0 75.0 79.5 77.5 73.5 74.5 77.0 72.5 75.0
76.0 77.5 75.5 78.5 81.5 77.0 72.5 75.0 79.0 73.5 73.5 77.0 72.5
76.0 79.5 82.5
78.0


RAIN- 4" SOIL FALL T2BPERATU:ZE Inches Max. Uiin.


0.06 32
0.00 87 0.00 89 0.00 90 0.00 95 0.00 95 0.00 99 0.00 100
0.00 97 0.00 99 0.00 96 0.00 86 T 90
T 93
0.00 100
0.00 98 0.00 100 0.50 97 3.04 83 2.52 77 0.03 77 0.00 87 0.00 91 0.00 93 0.03 93 1.84 80
1.00 85 T 90
0.00 90 0.16 85


Total
Ave.81.1 59.7 70.4 Ext. 86 47
Departure from normal
rainfall 3.20 above


6.90


85.3 68.8


Total
Ave.86.6 63.7 75.2 Ext.94.0 47.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 3.34 above


9.18


90.8 73.5


111-Y 19 72










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JULY 19 72


AUGUST 1972


RAIN- 4" SOIL


FALL TEMPERATURE Max. Dn. Mean Inches Max. Min.


DATE


TEMPERAT UR-E RAIN- 4" SOIL FALL TENPERAT UP Max. Min. Lean Inches Max. lMin. DATE_


1 87 69 2 91 65 3 93 '68 4 90 70 5 94 68 6 88 67 7 83 64 8 85 60 9 86 58 10 85 64 11 88 62 12 S9 67 . 13 91 66
14 93 65 15 91 66 16 91 65 17 90 67 18 91 67 19 90 68 20 88 69 21 88 65 22 90 65 23 92 66 24 94 69 25 92 68 26 83 69 27 87 70 28 91 69 29 92 68 30 89 68 31 89 70


78.0 0.15 85 78.0 0.03 91 80.5 0.00 98 80.0 0.00 101 81.0 0.00 103 77.5 0.33 95 73.5 T 87
72.5 0.00 92 72.0 0.00 95 74.5 0.00 93 75.0 0.00 95 78.0 0.00 98 78.5 0.00 101 79.0 0.00 103 78.5 0.00 102 78.0 0.00 100 78.5 0.09 99 79.0 0.98 100 79.0 0.00 91 78.5 0.03 87 76.5 0.18 92 77.5 0.00 95 79.0 0.00 99 81.5 0.04 103 80.0 0.54 102 76.0 0.09 85 78.5 0.00 91 80.0 0.53 99 80.0 0.00 94 78.5 0.00 96 79.5 0.00 99


Total 2.99 Ave. 89.4 66.5 78.0 Ext. 94.0 58.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 4.10 below


74 1 80 66 73.0 1.10 74 2 90 68 79.0 0.28 74 3 90 71 80.5 0.00 78 4 88 68 78.0 0.00
80 5 93 70 81.5 0.00 77 6 94 71 82.5 0.00 75 7 91 - 71 81.0 0.00 74 8 91 72 81.5 0.00 74 9 94 72 83.0 0.00 74 10 91 69 80.0 0.00 76 11 92 67 79.5 0.04 77 12 91 66 78.5 0.00 80 13 88 65 76.5 0.00
81 14 90 68 79.0 0.00 81 15 85 66 75.5 0.00
82 16 91 66 78.5 0.00 79 17 93 66 79.5 0.00 76 18 90 66 78.0 0.00 76 19 93 70 81.5 0.00 75 20 95 68 81.5 0.00 74 21 96 68 82.0 0.00
76 22 89 66 77.5 0.10 76 23 91 67 79.0 0.05 80 24 87 70 78.5 1.23 80 25 84 69 76.5 0.80 78 26 90 68 79.0 2.98 77 27 87 67 77.0 1.45
77 28 87 68 77.5 T 76 29 89 70 79.5 T 76 30 89 68 78.5 0.02
79 31 86 67 76.5 0.13


Total 8.18 95.8 77.0 Ave.89.8 68.2 79.0
Ext.96.0 65.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.73 above


82 74 92 74 93 77 90 76 97 76 103 79 99 80 92 80 96 81 96 82 98 80 98 80 96 80 91 R0
91 79 98 79 98 82 96 82 99 81 98 83 101 83 96 79 95 79 91 78 87 77 90 73 86 75 87 75 90 76 87 75
87 75


93.7 78.4


TEMPERATURE










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SEPTEMBER 1972

TE?2E PATUrE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE Iax. MUn. Mean Inches Max. Min. DATE


OCTOBER 1972

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


1 86 65 75.5 0.06 85 2 85 63 74.0 0.00 86
3 87 61 74.0 0.00 93 4 90 63 76.5 0.00 96 5 90 64 77.0 0.00 98 6 90 65 77.5 0.00 98 7 83 63 73.0 0.00 89 8 86 59 72.5 0.00 95 9 87 60 73.5 0.00 95
10 90 66 78.0 0.43 94 11 86 65 75.5 0.01 85 12 86 60 73.0 0.00 87 13 86 60 73.0 0.00 93 S14 90 60 75.0 0.00 95
15 92 62 77.0 0.00 98 16 94 67 SO.5 0.00 99 17 95 66 80.5 0.00 99 18 92 67 79.5 0.00 99 19 94 68 81.0 0.00 100 20 92 68 80.0 0.00 99 21 92 68 80.0 0.00 97 22 88 62 75.0 0.00 96 23 90 63 76.5 0.00 95 24 89 63 76.0 0.00 95 25 89 65 77.0 0.00 95 26 89 70 79.5 T 93
27 91 68 79.5 0.00 96 28 92 68 80.0 0.00 98 29 92 67 79.5 0.00 99 30 93 70 81.5 0.00 97


Total
Ave.89.5 64.5 77.0 Ext.95.0 59.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 5.38 below


0.50


74 1 83 51 74 2 76 53
*73 3 82 64
73 4 83 64 77 5 85 63 77 6 88 58 77 7 82 59 76 8 83 50 75 9 83 46 78 10 88 46 72 11 85 50 71 12 82 56 71 13 84 49 73 14 87 50
76 15 90 57 78 16 84 60 80 17 88 60 81 18 89 62 80 19 90 65 81 20 87 53
80 21 55 46 78 22 74 47 78 23 82 57 78 24 83 60 77 25 79 54 80 26 74 47
80 27 71 47 80 28 74 59 80 29 74 43 81 30 72 49
31 82 57


67.0 0.00 64.5 0.00 73.0 0.00 73.5 0.00 74.0 0.00 73.0 0.00 70.5 0.00 66.5 0.00 64.5 0.00 67.0 0.00 67.5 0.00 69.0 0.00 66.5 0.00 68.5 0.00 73.5 0.00 72.0 0.00 74.0 0.00 75.5 0.00 77.5 0.00 70.0 0.00 50.5 0.00 60.5 0.00
69.5 0.00 71.5 0.00 66.5 0.43 60.5 0.00
59.0 0.02 66.5 3.12
61.0 0.00 60.5 0.00 69.5 0.00


Total
94.8 77.0 Ave.81.3 54.4 67.8
Ext.90.0 46.0
Departure from normal
rainfall 1.01 above


3.57 .


89 72 83 72 83 74 86 74 90 75 90 74 90 71 89 68 87 67 88 67 86 67 85 70 88 68 88 68 89 68 87 73 90 73 89 73 90 75 90 72 73 63 83 63 81 67 84 69 78 67 77 60 70 60 70 67 76 62 74 62 76 62


83.8 68.5











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NOVEMBER 1972


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEMPERATURE 'ax. in. Mean Inches Max. Min. DATE_


DECEMBER 1972


DATE


TEMPERATURE RAIN- 4" SOIL
FALL TEI21ERATURE Max. Min. Mean Inches Max. ini


1 84 62 2 81 60 3 83 62 4 85 64 5. 83 57 6 75 60 7 70 62 8 73 53 9 69 37' 10 75 42 1I 73 50 12 76 51 13 80 56 14 82 65 15 76 45 16 58 36
17 65 38 18 52 31
19 64 36 20 67 46 21 55 38 22 58 39 23 56 35 24 50 34 25 57 40 26 69 46 27 55 28 28 66 32 29 69 51 30 55 51


73.0 0.00 70.5 0.00 72.5 0.00 74.5 0.25 70.0 0.00 67.5 0.00 66.0 0.02 63.0 0.44 53.0 0.00
58.5 0.00 61.5 0.00 63.5 0.01 68.0 0.00 73.5 1.59 60.5 0.03 47.0 0.00 51.5 0.00 41.5 0.00 50.0 0.56 S.5 0.00
46.5 0.00 40. 5 0.00 45.5 0.00 42.0 0.00 48.5 0.17 57.5 2.70 41.5 0.00 49.0 0.00 60.0 0.02 53.0 0.63


43.5 0.25 42.5 0.00 45.5 0.00 51.0 0.01 65.5 0.00
69.5 0.02 67.0 0.50 60.5 T 64.0 T 68.5 0.00 67.0 0.00 68.5 0.00 63.0 0.00 71.0 0.00 70.5 0.03 56.5 0.01 37.5 0.00 35.0 0.00 45.0 0.00 51.0 0.00 58.0 0.17 58.0 2.28 55.0 0.25 44.0 0.00 54.0 0.07 47.0 0.00 44.0 0.00 43.0 0.00 48.0 0.00 53.5 0.00 64.0 0.00


Total
Ave.68.7 46.9 57.8 Ext.85.0 28.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 4.52 above


6.80


68.2 56.5


Total
Ave.67.2 43.5 55.4 Ext.82.0 24.0 Departure from normal
rainfall 0.44 above


3.59


64.1 52.5








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HOURS OF 45 DEGREES OR BELOW


1971-1972 SEASON


Bi-Monthly

9 0 85
77


1971

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


1972

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


Cumulative


9 9
94 171
240 271


1972

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


Bi-Monthly Cumulative


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


65 74 118 52 75 14 20


336 410 528
580 655
669
689


Cumulative

0 0
27 133 167 308


1972 Precipitation, Rainfall, and Temperature:Data


First Fall freezing date - Nov. 18 - 3 Last Spring freezing date - March 10 Coldest day - January 16 - 20.0 Warmest Day - August 21 - 96.0 Heaviest 24 hr. period of rainfall - May Total yearly rainfall - 62.95 Avove normal rainfall- 8.56 Yearly mean temperature - 66.1 Quarterly Rainfall Totals - Jan. - Mai Apr. - JuE

Thunderstorms observed - 49 Number of thunderstorms by month: Jan.-6 July-5
Feb.-2 Aug.-7
larch-4 Sept-1
April-1 Oct.-3
May-8 Nov.-3
June-6 Dec.-3


1.0 S29.0


S9 - 3.46


- 20.55
- 16.77


July - Sept. Oct. - Dec.


Quarterly thunderstorm totals: Jan. - March - 12 July - Sept. April - June - 15 Oct. - Dec.


11.67 13.96



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Prevailing surface wind - Direction 1972 - East Prevailing Surface winds - Quarterly: Jan. - March - South July - Sept. - East April - June - East Oct. - Dec. - East


Bi-Monthly

0 0
27
106
34
141


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


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



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