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AE452: Chill Accumulation Monitoring and Forecasting

Figure 2. Chill accumulation tool showing the amount of chill (hours below 45º F, from October 1st to March 15th) observed at Alachua County, FL during the winter of 2008/09. It can be noticed that more chill (775 hours) was accumulated in comparison to the average for La Niña years and the amount accumulated in 2007/08.