MONCURE, NORTH CAROLINA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Growing Degree Days

From Year=1894 To Year=1979
Station:(315763) MONCURE
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 135 141 341 563 844 1042 1179 1146 942 625 303 140 7401
40 S 135 276 617 1180 2025 3067 4246 5392 6334 6959 7261 7401 7401
45 M 73 75 222 418 689 892 1024 991 792 472 187 72 5908
45 S 73 147 370 788 1477 2369 3394 4384 5176 5648 5835 5908 5908
50 M 34 35 130 284 535 742 869 836 642 327 103 32 4570
50 S 34 69 199 484 1019 1761 2630 3466 4108 4435 4538 4570 4570
55 M 13 14 68 173 384 592 714 681 493 200 49 11 3392
55 S 13 26 94 266 651 1243 1957 2638 3131 3331 3380 3392 3392
60 M 3 4 29 89 245 443 559 526 348 103 18 3 2370
60 S 3 7 36 125 370 813 1372 1898 2246 2349 2367 2370 2370
Corn Growing Degree Days
50 M 102 109 237 371 548 692 794 775 625 413 222 104 4993
50 S 102 211 448 819 1367 2060 2854 3629 4253 4667 4888 4993 4993
Derived form the 1894-1979 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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