CUMBERLAND POLICE BARRA, MARYLAND

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Growing Degree Days

From Year=1948 To Year=2005
Station:(182285) CUMBERLAND POLICE BARRA
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 33 39 135 387 674 884 1030 987 750 441 172 41 5573
40 S 33 72 208 595 1269 2153 3182 4169 4919 5360 5532 5573 5573
45 M 13 14 71 259 520 734 875 832 600 299 92 15 4323
45 S 13 28 99 357 877 1611 2485 3317 3917 4216 4307 4323 4323
50 M 5 5 32 155 371 584 720 677 452 177 40 5 3222
50 S 5 10 41 197 568 1152 1871 2548 2999 3177 3217 3222 3222
55 M 1 1 12 84 234 434 565 522 312 88 13 1 2267
55 S 1 2 14 97 332 766 1331 1852 2164 2252 2266 2267 2267
60 M 0 0 3 38 125 291 410 367 188 34 3 0 1460
60 S 0 0 3 41 166 457 866 1234 1422 1456 1460 1460 1460
Corn Growing Degree Days
50 M 22 32 102 256 430 579 687 659 485 283 104 24 3662
50 S 22 54 156 411 841 1420 2107 2766 3251 3534 3638 3662 3662
Derived form the 1948-2005 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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