BRANDONVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Growing Degree Days

From Year=1909 To Year=1989
Station:(461083) BRANDONVILLE
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 25 26 108 274 539 752 891 852 635 341 132 38 4613
40 S 25 52 159 433 972 1724 2615 3467 4102 4442 4574 4613 4613
45 M 8 10 57 174 393 603 736 697 487 218 68 15 3465
45 S 8 18 75 249 642 1245 1980 2677 3164 3382 3450 3465 3465
50 M 2 2 26 99 261 455 581 542 345 120 29 5 2469
50 S 2 5 31 130 391 846 1427 1969 2314 2434 2463 2469 2469
55 M 1 0 9 47 153 313 426 389 219 54 10 1 1622
55 S 1 1 10 57 210 523 949 1338 1557 1611 1620 1622 1622
60 M 0 0 2 17 71 187 277 244 117 17 2 0 934
60 S 0 0 2 19 89 276 553 797 914 931 933 934 934
Corn Growing Degree Days
50 M 17 19 79 176 335 484 587 556 406 221 86 24 2989
50 S 17 35 114 290 625 1109 1696 2252 2658 2880 2965 2989 2989
Derived form the 1909-1989 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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