SANDHILL EXPERIMENT STN, SOUTH CAROLINA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Cooling Degree Days

From Year=1957 To Year=2012
Station:(387666) SANDHILL EXPERIMENT STN
Averages Daily Extremes
Cooling Degree Days for Selected Base Temperature (F)
Base Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Annual
55 17 27 101 258 477 658 784 748 555 269 100 28 4022
57 11 18 74 211 416 598 722 686 496 218 72 19 3541
60 5 9 44 148 327 508 629 593 407 151 42 9 2871
65 0 2 13 68 193 360 474 438 266 65 13 2 1893
70 0 0 2 20 86 217 319 285 140 18 3 0 1089
Cooling Degree Day units are computed as the difference between the daily average temperature and the base temperature. (Daily Ave. Temp. - Base Temp.) One unit is accumulated for each degree Fahrenheit the average temperature is above the base temperature. Negative numbers are discarded. Example: If the days high temperature was 95 and the low temperature was 51, the base 60 heating degree day units is ((95 + 51) / 2) - 60 = 13. This is done for each day of the month and summed.
Table updated on May 22,
Months with 5 or more missing days are not considered
Years with 1 or more missing months are not considered

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