RICHTON 3 SSE, MISSISSIPPI

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Heating Degree Days

From Year=1958 To Year=2005
Station:(227444) RICHTON 3 SSE
Averages Daily Extremes
Heating Degree Days for Selected Base Temperature (F)
Base Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Annual
65 588 446 282 105 18 0 0 0 6 104 301 515 2366
60 445 320 172 46 4 0 0 0 1 45 189 378 1600
57 364 252 122 25 1 0 0 0 0 22 135 302 1224
55 313 211 93 15 1 0 0 0 0 13 105 255 1006
50 199 120 44 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 48 152 569
Heating Degree Day units are computed as the difference between the base temperature and the daily average temperature. (Base Temp. - Daily Ave. Temp.) One unit is accumulated for each degree Fahrenheit the average temperature is below the base temperature. Negative numbers are discarded. Example: If the days high temperature was 65 and the low temperature was 31, the base 50 heating degree day units is 50 - ((65 + 31) / 2) = 2. This is done for each day of the month and summed.
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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