EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Growing Degree Days

From Year=1872 To Year=2012
Station:(312635) EDENTON
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 168 176 380 604 883 1085 1224 1179 978 690 393 196 7954
40 S 168 344 724 1327 2210 3294 4519 5697 6675 7365 7758 7954 7954
45 M 89 96 250 456 728 935 1069 1024 828 535 262 107 6377
45 S 89 184 434 890 1618 2552 3622 4645 5473 6008 6270 6377 6377
50 M 39 43 146 316 573 785 914 869 678 384 154 49 4951
50 S 39 82 229 545 1117 1902 2816 3685 4363 4747 4901 4951 4951
55 M 13 15 74 195 419 635 759 714 528 246 76 17 3691
55 S 13 29 103 298 717 1352 2111 2824 3353 3598 3674 3691 3691
60 M 3 3 31 103 275 485 604 559 380 133 29 4 2609
60 S 3 6 37 141 416 900 1505 2063 2443 2576 2605 2609 2609
Corn Growing Degree Days
50 M 91 102 225 369 575 747 858 827 667 424 223 105 5213
50 S 91 193 419 787 1362 2109 2967 3794 4461 4885 5108 5213 5213
Derived form the 1872-2012 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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