OPELIKA, ALABAMA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 54.6 59.1 67.7 75.7 82.1 88.1 89.9 89.4 85.0 76.1 67.1 58.2 74.4
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 66.7 68.4 73.8 81.9 89.4 92.9 95.3 93.9 89.1 82.4 73.4 67.5 76.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1962 1967 1967 1962 1977 1986 1980 1980 1984 1978 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 44.9 51.8 60.5 70.6 77.2 84.6 85.6 85.9 80.1 70.6 58.9 50.1 72.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1976 1989 1975 1981 1975 1976 1976 1963 1989
Mean Temperature (F) 42.8 46.2 54.1 61.6 68.7 75.7 78.5 78.2 73.5 62.7 54.0 46.2 61.9
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 57.3 53.8 59.6 67.8 73.8 79.5 82.0 81.5 78.4 69.3 61.8 55.4 64.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1967 1962 1981 1986 1987 1970 1984 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 33.3 39.2 47.9 56.4 63.1 71.0 74.5 74.6 67.8 56.7 46.6 37.8 59.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1976 1961 1961 1967 1967 1987 1976 1963 1976
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 31.0 33.2 40.4 47.4 55.2 63.2 67.1 67.0 62.0 49.4 40.9 34.2 49.3
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 47.8 41.7 48.4 53.9 60.6 67.7 70.3 70.2 67.8 57.8 51.6 45.6 51.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1970 1987 1981 1969 1987 1970 1985 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.7 26.6 35.3 41.9 48.9 56.6 59.1 62.8 55.1 39.1 34.2 25.4 46.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1978 1961 1976 1961 1961 1967 1967 1987 1976 1963 1976
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.28 5.57 6.90 5.30 3.79 4.19 5.93 4.04 3.91 3.10 4.37 5.50 57.88
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.51 15.25 13.94 16.54 9.41 12.24 12.64 9.06 7.57 8.15 12.83 12.02 81.59
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1961 1980 1964 1980 1989 1971 1970 1988 1970 1986 1961 1975
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 2.37 1.46 1.53 0.33 0.90 0.35 1.38 1.30 0.11 0.00 1.26 1.91 42.98
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1982 1986 1963 1977 1983 1979 1978 1978 1969 1979 1968
Heating Degree Days (F) 688. 526. 347. 142. 32. 0. 0. 0. 0. 137. 339. 583. 2794.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 9. 40. 147. 321. 419. 409. 260. 65. 9. 0. 1679.

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