CLEVELAND, GEORGIA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Growing Degree Days

From Year=1943 To Year=2012
Station:(092006) CLEVELAND
Averages Daily Extremes
Growing Degree Days for Selected Base Temperature (F)
Base Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Annual
40 M 91 87 303 497 721 956 1058 1072 836 537 276 101 6533
40 S 91 178 481 977 1698 2653 3711 4783 5619 6156 6432 6533 6533
45 M 41 34 184 353 566 806 903 917 686 387 158 46 5081
45 S 41 76 260 613 1179 1984 2887 3803 4490 4877 5035 5081 5081
50 M 15 9 95 221 412 656 748 762 536 249 73 16 3792
50 S 15 24 119 340 752 1407 2155 2917 3453 3702 3775 3792 3792
55 M 3 2 43 116 267 506 593 607 387 135 26 4 2687
55 S 3 5 47 163 430 935 1528 2135 2522 2657 2683 2687 2687
60 M 0 0 13 46 144 356 438 452 243 55 7 0 1754
60 S 0 1 13 59 203 559 997 1448 1691 1747 1754 1754 1754
Corn Growing Degree Days
50 M 73 79 210 325 462 638 724 735 544 345 204 80 4418
50 S 73 152 361 686 1148 1786 2510 3245 3789 4134 4338 4418 4418
Derived form the 1943-2012 Data
M = Monthly Data
S - Running sum of monthly data.
Growing 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.
Corn Growing Degree Day units have the limitations that the maximum daily temperatures greater than 86 F are set to 86 F and minimums less than 50 F are set to 50 F.
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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