WINTHROP COLLEGE, SOUTH CAROLINA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Cooling Degree Days

From Year=1899 To Year=2012
Station:(389350) WINTHROP COLLEGE
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 16 20 87 225 459 652 762 726 536 253 70 18 3825
57 10 12 64 180 398 592 700 664 477 203 49 11 3361
60 4 5 36 122 310 503 607 571 388 138 25 5 2714
65 0 1 10 49 177 354 452 416 249 57 6 1 1772
70 0 0 1 11 72 212 298 263 128 15 1 0 1002
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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