NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM, DELAWARE

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 40.1 43.8 54.1 64.7 75.5 83.6 87.2 85.6 79.6 68.2 56.8 44.9 65.3
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 50.0 55.7 60.5 70.0 81.8 86.5 91.4 90.1 85.3 74.3 63.1 54.9 68.2
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1977 1985 1965 1966 1966 1980 1980 1963 1975 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 31.1 32.0 46.7 58.8 69.0 78.9 84.3 82.7 75.2 62.7 50.9 33.6 63.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1979 1984 1975 1967 1972 1962 1986 1975 1976 1976 1989 1978
Mean Temperature (F) 31.3 34.1 43.2 52.6 63.1 71.7 76.0 74.6 68.0 56.5 46.7 36.1 54.5
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 40.4 42.8 48.2 56.7 67.6 74.2 79.0 78.7 73.1 62.6 51.4 44.3 57.1
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1977 1985 1965 1987 1988 1980 1961 1971 1975 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 22.2 23.8 37.5 48.2 57.0 68.4 72.6 71.4 63.4 50.8 40.5 25.0 52.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1979 1984 1975 1967 1972 1962 1964 1962 1988 1976 1989 1962
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 22.3 24.3 32.1 40.5 50.8 59.8 64.8 63.6 56.4 44.7 36.5 27.2 43.6
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 30.8 30.9 37.0 44.4 54.0 64.5 68.0 67.2 61.7 53.2 42.6 33.6 46.0
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1990 1973 1981 1975 1973 1987 1980 1961 1971 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 13.2 15.6 28.3 36.8 44.9 56.4 60.8 59.5 51.1 38.7 30.0 16.3 41.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1979 1984 1971 1967 1980 1962 1964 1962 1988 1976 1989 1963
Mean Precipitation (in.) 2.98 2.73 3.26 3.49 4.15 3.85 4.52 4.00 3.68 3.17 3.28 3.50 42.61
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.86 6.32 6.73 8.91 8.63 7.83 13.58 12.42 8.46 8.50 7.54 8.89 55.91
Year Highest Occurred 1979 1971 1983 1983 1990 1972 1989 1967 1987 1976 1972 1983 1989
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.56 0.77 1.12 0.68 0.54 0.72 0.58 0.69 1.14 0.29 0.24 0.38 27.94
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1980 1969 1985 1964 1964 1983 1983 1970 1963 1976 1989 1965
Heating Degree Days (F) 1045. 865. 676. 372. 109. 0. 0. 0. 34. 279. 549. 896. 4825.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 0. 50. 204. 341. 298. 124. 16. 0. 0. 1033.

Southeast Regional Climate Center, sercc@climate.ncsu.edu