Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 0°C) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from 7月1日 until 6月30日 in the Southern Hemisphere).
The growing season in Gulf Breeze typically lasts for 11个月 (320天), from around 2月5日 to around 12月22日, rarely starting after 3月6日, or ending before 11月27日.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in 六月
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid < -9°C < freezing < 0°C < very cold < 7°C < cold < 13°C < cool < 18°C < comfortable < 24°C < warm < 29°C < hot < 35°C < sweltering. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.
Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 10°C and a cap of 30°C.
The average accumulated growing degree days in Gulf Breeze are rapidly increasing during 六月, increasing by 485°C, from 1,165°C to 1,650°C, over the course of the month.
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of 六月, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
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