Florida temperatures were higher than normal this week, with maximum temperatures reaching the low to upper 80s. The highest maximum reading was in Bartow (Polk County), at 86°F.
Packinghouses were packing several mid-season tangerine varieties, most notably Tango, Orri, and Juicy Crunch tangerines. A few started moving Minneola tangelos and Honey tangerines (Murcotts).
Processing plants were taking field run fruit and packinghouse eliminations. The NonValencia harvest was in full swing. Weekly early and mid-season orange harvest surpassed three million boxes for the first time this season.