BARREN RIVER RESERVOIR, KENTUCKY

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 42.5 47.3 58.6 69.4 77.8 85.7 89.2 87.9 81.7 70.9 58.8 47.6 68.1
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 53.2 57.6 64.9 74.6 86.2 91.8 94.7 94.8 86.3 80.9 65.0 56.3 71.2
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1973 1967 1987 1988 1986 1983 1970 1963 1990 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 29.2 35.3 49.5 62.0 72.8 80.1 84.2 82.4 75.4 64.4 51.0 36.6 66.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1965 1983 1983 1974 1967 1967 1974 1976 1976 1963 1979
Mean Temperature (F) 32.3 36.1 46.6 56.7 65.3 73.5 77.4 76.0 69.7 57.8 47.6 37.5 56.4
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 42.8 45.9 53.7 62.3 72.6 76.7 81.3 80.7 75.3 65.1 54.7 46.4 59.0
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1990 1973 1981 1987 1971 1986 1983 1970 1971 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 18.4 24.4 37.7 50.6 60.9 68.9 73.3 71.2 65.5 52.1 38.4 25.9 54.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1971 1974 1967 1967 1967 1988 1976 1989 1963
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.9 24.8 34.6 44.0 52.7 61.3 65.5 64.2 57.6 44.7 36.3 27.3 44.6
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 34.5 34.5 42.4 50.1 59.4 64.8 68.6 69.0 64.2 53.8 45.9 36.5 46.7
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1981 1962 1981 1980 1980 1970 1984 1985 1984 1973
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 7.5 13.4 25.5 39.2 47.2 56.8 62.0 60.0 53.0 36.6 25.7 14.8 42.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1971 1988 1984 1967 1967 1987 1976 1989 1963
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.48 3.81 4.59 4.19 5.07 4.46 5.02 4.28 3.78 3.03 4.34 4.68 50.73
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.75 10.81 13.04 8.54 13.53 10.30 9.32 15.39 12.07 7.22 9.38 13.04 67.83
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1989 1975 1983 1983 1981 1967 1982 1979 1984 1973 1990 1979
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.47 0.54 1.57 0.86 1.48 0.92 1.78 0.72 0.25 0.15 0.72 0.91 33.11
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1968 1966 1976 1964 1988 1986 1965 1963 1963 1976 1965 1963
Heating Degree Days (F) 1014. 809. 576. 264. 105. 0. 0. 0. 32. 251. 522. 853. 4426.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 6. 15. 115. 255. 384. 341. 173. 28. 0. 0. 1317.

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