Table 2. Climatic Data Summary - 1959
Climatic Data Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total Mean Seasonal
Precipitation
1959 Monthly .24 .84 .11 .16 1.94 3.08 .97 .54 4.54 .33 .52 .14 13.41 6.15
68 year average .45 .45 .75 1.25 2.20 3.50 2.19 1.77 1.21 .87 .55 .41 15.60 9.15
Mean Temperature - Degrees Fahrenheit
1959 9.8 5.6 31.5 40.3 50.7 65.5 69.7 69.7 55.0 38.6 22.0 21.5
40 year average 10.2 13.2 24.9 41.8 52.2 61.6 68.1 66.2 56.0 43.7 28.1 16.2
Wind velocity - Miles per hour
1959 4.4 3.9 4.5 5.9 5.1 4.9
34 year average 6.7 6.7 5.6 4.7 4.9 5.2
Last killing frost in the spring First killing frost in the fall
1959 May 23 - 20 degrees F. 1959 September 16 - 30 degrees F.
45 year average May 18 45 year average September 15
Frost free season
1959 May 23 to September 16 117 days
45 year average 120 days