BEDFORD, VIRGINIA

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Heating Degree Days

From Year=1893 To Year=2006
Station:(440551) BEDFORD
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
65 875 741 556 271 88 11 1 2 49 241 514 798 4148
60 720 600 409 162 34 2 0 0 17 130 372 644 3090
57 629 517 327 109 17 1 0 0 8 82 293 554 2535
55 568 462 276 80 10 0 0 0 4 58 244 495 2198
50 422 331 166 31 1 0 0 0 1 19 143 353 1466
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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