ABINGDON 3 S, VIRGINIA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Heating Degree Days

From Year=1969 To Year=2012
Station:(440021) ABINGDON 3 S
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
65 963 783 595 335 139 20 3 3 65 319 573 864 4661
60 808 641 445 214 64 5 0 0 24 193 427 709 3531
57 716 558 361 156 36 2 0 0 12 134 345 617 2936
55 655 502 308 123 24 1 0 0 7 101 294 557 2572
50 506 370 194 61 6 0 0 0 1 44 182 414 1777
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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