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Florida Weather Observations

Current Weather & Forecasts
Storms & Fires in Florida
Local Historic Daily Data
Pre-1930 Daily or Monthly Data
Other Climate & Weather Resources

From UCF computers, you can retrieve custom data sets at NNDC Climate Data Online.  
Select the desired station(s) and time periods, submit the request,
and NNDC will send you an e-mail letting you know
when the data has been loaded on their server for you to retrieve through ftp.

Fires & Storms in Florida

Hurricane Andrew, 1992

Hurricane Gordon, 1994

Other Tropical Storms & Hurricanes (Tropical Prediction Center / National Hurricane Center)

Ecological & Economic Consequences of the 1998 Florida Wildfires

Florida Wild Fires & Climate Extremes, 1998

Central Florida Tornado Outbreak, February 22-23, 1998 (Service Assessments are listed on the linked page in reverse chronological order)

Storm Events for Florida

See also: Florida Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, 1871-2001 by John M. Williams and Iver W. Duedall in the UCF Library's Reference Collection [REF QC945.W55 2002]

Wildland Fire (Florida's Forest Protection Bureau)

Fire Management (Everglades National Park)

See also: Wildfire Mitigation in Florida: Land Use Planning Strategies and Best Development Practices by FL Dept of Community Affairs and FL Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services, April 2004, in the UCF Library's Florida Documents Collection [FLA DOCS CAF.A2:W45]

Availability of Historic Daily Data for Current Stations in Some Local Counties
Go to NNDC Climate Data Online to retrieve official data, including more current information.
Some data sets below have already been retrieved and are available immediately.
Local Counties - Station Names Pre-1940 1940-1959 1960-1979 1980-1999
Brevard - Melbourne Regional Airport
Brevard - Titusville

Non-current station:  Cape Kennedy AFS (1950-1970)
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1931-1939
1948-1959
1940-1959
1960-1979
1960-1979
1980-1999
1980-1999
Citrus - Inverness 3 SE - 1948-1959 1960-1979 1980-1999
Flagler - Palm Coast 6 NE
Non-current station:  Marineland (1948-1951)
- - - 1999
Indian River - Vero Beach 4 W
Indian River - Vero Beach Municipal Airport

Non-current station:  Fellsmere 7 SSW (1931-1979)
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1948-1959
1965-1979
1960-1979
1980-1999
1980-1999
Lake - Clermont 7 S
Lake - Lisbon

Non-current station:  Alexander Springs 3 SE (1956-1979)
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1948-1959
1958-1959
1960-1979
1960-1979
1980-1999
1980-1999
Levy - Usher Tower
Non-current stations:  Cedar Key 1 WSW (1948-1976), Inglis 3 E (1948-1951)
- 1956-1959 1960-1979 1980-1999
Marion - Ocala
Marion - Orange Springs 2 SSW

Non-current stations:  Lynne (1948-1951), Ocala 2 NE (1948-1966)
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1948-1959
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1960-1979
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1980-1999
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Orange - Orlando International Airport
Non-current stations:  Bithlo (1948-1951 & 1958-1987), Hart Lake (1948-1979), Isleworth (1948-1983), Lake Hiawassee (1948-1964), Orlando Herndon Airport (1948-1974)
- 1952-1959 1960-1979 1980-1999
Osceola - Kissimmee 2
Non-current stations:  Deer Park (1957-1966), Holopaw 6 SE (1948-1970), Kenansville 8 WNW (1994-1996), Nittaw 1 S (1948-1972), Turkey Hammock (1954-1955)
- 1948-1959 1960-1979 1980-1999
Polk - Bartow
Polk - Lakeland 2
Polk - Mountain Lake
Polk - Winter Haven

Non-current stations:  Babson Park 1 ENE (1955-1992), Eva (1964-1978), Grape Hammock (1948-1959), Indian Lake Estates (1958-1981), Kicco Ranch (1957-1957), Lake Alfred Exp Stn (1905-2000), Lakeland (1978-1995), Oasis Fishing Lodge (1955-1956), Shady Oaks Fish Camp (1960-1960)
1931-1939
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1940-1959
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1948-1959
1948-1959
1960-1979
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1960-1979
1960-1979
1980-1999
1995-1999
1980-1999
1980-1999
Seminole - Sanford Experimental Station
Non-current station:  Orlando Sanford Airport (1945-1968)
1899-1939 1940-1959 1960-1979 1980-1999
Sumter - Bushnell 2 E - 1944-1959 1960-1979 1980-1999
Volusia - Daytona Beach
Volusia - Daytona Beach International Airport
Volusia - DeLand 1 SSE

Non-current station:  Orange City (1948-1951)
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1931-1939
1948-1959
1948-1959
1940-1959
1960-1979
1960-1979
1960-1979
1980-1999
1980-1999
1980-1999

Florida Stations that began either daily or monthly observations prior to 1930
Go to NNDC Climate Data Online to retrieve data.
Station Name (County) Dates Station Name (County) Dates
Titusville (Brevard) Jan 1888- Merritt Island (Brevard) Jun 1910-1956
Bartow (Polk) 1893- Bradenton Experiment Stn (Manatee) 1913-1972
Brooksville Chin Hill (Hernando) 1893- St Petersburg (Pinellas) 1914-1998
Eustis 2 S (Lake) 1893-1958 Isleworth (Orange) 1916-1983
Saint Leo (Pasco) 1895- Fort Myers Wso (Lee) Jan 1919-
Dry Tortugas Light S (Monroe) Nov 1898- Clermont 7 S (Lake) 1920-
Inverness 3 SE (Citrus) 1899- Mountain Lake (Polk) 1921-
Sanford Experiment Stn (Seminole) Oct 1899-1956 Jacksonville (Duval) 1921-1956
Tampa International Ap (Hillsborough) Mar 1900- Belle Glade Exp Stn (Palm Beach) May 1924-
Tarpon Springs Swg Plnt (Pinellas) 1901- Homestead Exp Stn (Miami-Dade) 1927-1988
Plant City (Hillsborough) 1903- Orlando Executive Airport (Orange) Apr 1929-
Gainesville Univ of Florida (Alachua) 1903-1963 La Belle (Hendry) Sep 1929-
Lake Alfred Experimental Station (Polk) 1905- Kissimmee (Osceola) 1929-1958
       
1882-1925 Temperature journals of Louis Bosanquet are available in the UCF Library on microfilm [MFLM F317.L2 B83]:

Bucket and Dipper Club, 1 reel, 1886?-1925?

Bucket and Dipper Club held meetings in the Fruitland Park, Florida area (formerly Sumter County which is now Lake County) and was composed of Englishmen who came to Florida with the English land companies.
Includes Club records: correspondence, rules, minutes, social evenings, list of members, concert programme, and results of spelling bees. Also includes Temperature journals of Louis Bosanquet 1882-1925.

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