THORSBY EXPERIMENT STN, ALABAMA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 52.4 57.7 66.2 74.6 81.2 87.6 89.3 88.7 84.1 75.2 65.3 56.0 73.2
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 64.3 67.9 73.2 80.9 88.6 93.2 93.4 95.1 91.7 79.8 71.4 65.1 77.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1962 1974 1967 1962 1977 1980 1990 1990 1963 1978 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 42.5 50.7 59.7 69.7 75.6 82.8 84.2 82.2 78.9 69.7 54.6 47.6 71.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1968 1969 1983 1976 1961 1973 1973 1967 1972 1972 1963 1973
Mean Temperature (F) 41.6 45.9 54.1 62.4 69.7 76.4 78.7 78.0 73.2 62.7 53.6 45.1 61.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 54.2 55.1 60.0 68.0 75.4 79.9 82.3 81.4 77.3 67.8 60.5 53.3 64.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1962 1974 1967 1962 1981 1980 1987 1980 1985 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 32.7 39.1 47.9 57.0 65.0 72.6 74.1 73.1 68.9 58.2 46.3 36.4 60.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1976 1974 1972 1973 1967 1976 1976 1989 1983
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 30.7 34.1 41.9 50.1 58.2 65.0 68.1 67.2 62.3 50.2 41.8 34.2 50.3
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 44.0 42.3 47.3 55.1 63.0 69.5 71.4 70.6 66.8 58.0 51.4 43.5 52.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1962 1973 1967 1987 1981 1969 1987 1986 1985 1985 1971 1986
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 22.8 27.1 36.0 44.3 54.4 60.2 63.9 63.2 55.1 43.0 33.4 25.0 48.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1969 1983 1976 1974 1972 1972 1984 1987 1984 1989 1984
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.66 5.15 6.51 5.25 3.90 4.24 5.11 4.17 3.97 2.85 4.07 5.36 56.24
Highest Precipitation (in.) 15.36 14.12 14.63 18.34 9.20 11.33 11.14 11.27 8.91 6.62 14.00 17.98 74.78
Year Highest Occurred 1972 1961 1980 1979 1976 1989 1982 1974 1988 1970 1986 1961 1975
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.64 1.73 1.44 0.32 0.45 0.32 1.62 1.12 0.28 0.00 0.74 0.74 43.48
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1976 1985 1987 1962 1986 1968 1988 1990 1978 1981 1980 1962
Heating Degree Days (F) 725. 535. 349. 128. 23. 0. 0. 0. 5. 121. 354. 617. 2857.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 11. 50. 169. 342. 425. 403. 251. 49. 12. 0. 1712.

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