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Appendix Table 2.  Monthly normal average of daily temperatures and deviations from normal for the five alfalfa test locations in Indiana.
                         
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bedford                      
Normal 26.6 30.3 41.6 52.4 61.9 70.8 74.6 72.8 66.2 53.9 43.4 31.9
1998 10.4 9.7 0.4 1.6 5.1 2.2 0.4 2.2 4.8 3.1 1.6 16.1
1999 5.2 8.6 -2.1 4 2.6 1.7 3.8 -0.1 -3.5 1 5.6 3.7
2000 4.1 10.6 5.9 0.5 3.8 0.3 -1.7 -0.1 -2.1 3.7 -2.2 -10.2
2001 1.7 5.1 -4.0 5.7 2.7 -0.7 0.1 2.4 -1.0 -0.6 -2.1
                         
Butlerville                      
Normal 29.9 33.9 43.4 55.2 63.8 72.1 75.6 74.3 68.2 56.6 44.4 34.9
1998 7.1 6.1 -0.4 -2.2 3.2 -0.1 -1.6 -0.3 0.8 -0.6 -2.4 12.1
1999 0.1 4.2 -4.9 0.8 0.8 0.4 2.1 -3.1 -3.5 -2.1 3.0 0.3
2000 -6.2 -0.7 0.5 -7.9 -1.2 -3.8 -5.9 -4.0 -5.3 -1.7 -6.9 -15.5
2001 0.2 -2.7 4.0 -3.1 -0.4 2.2 1.6 0.0 4.2
                         
Columbia City                      
Normal 23.4 26.5 36.4 49.2 59.8 69.3 72.8 71.0 64.5 52.9 40.2 28.9
1998 8.6 10.5 2.6 0.8 5.2 -0.3 -1.8 1.0 2.5 1.1 1.8 15.1
1999 -0.4 6.8 -2.4 1.6 3.1 1.8 4.4 -2.4 -0.7 -1.4 2.0 2.3
2000 0.0 7.4 7.3 -0.4 2.3 -1.0 -2.4 -1.0 -2.1 2.5 1.9 -11.8
2001 0.1 -2.9 2.9 -2.9 -1.8 1.8 0.8 -0.3 3.1 0.1 -8.9
                         
Wanatah                      
Normal 22.6 26.7 36.6 49.2 59.7 68.8 72.5 70.8 64.4 53.9 40.4 28.7
1998 5.4 9.3 0.4 -0.2 5.3 0.2 -1.5 0.2 1.6 -0.9 0.6 15.3
1999 -0.7 7.1 -2.7 1.5 4.0 1.9 3.5 3.3 -1.8 -2.0 2.7 1.6
2000 1.1 6.5 7.3 -1.9 2.9 -0.5 -2.8 -0.5 -1.5 1.0 -2.9 -12.7
2001 -2.4 -1.1 1.6 -5.2 -1.9 1.8 0.3 -3.1 1.6 -0.2 -8.7
                         
West Lafayette                      
Normal 23 26.7 37.1 50.1 60.7 70 73.6 71.4 65.2 53.5 40.5 29
1998 9.0 12.3 1.9 2.9 6.3 3.0 -0.6 1.6 3.8 2.5 2.5 16.0
1999 1.7 9.1 -1.4 3.1 3.4 1.4 4.2 -2.4 -0.6 0.6 4.0 3.1
2000 2.5 9.3 7.8 0.4 3.3 -0.6 -3.2 0.2 -1.0 2.9 -2.2 -11.4
2001 -0.9 -4.3 1.1 -6.3 -4.4 0.4 -0.3 -2.3 2.2 -0.8 10.4
                   
 

 

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