COLUMBIA, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 52.4 55.1 63.7 72.6 79.6 85.6 88.6 87.7 83.2 73.7 65.7 56.4 72.0
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 62.5 67.4 70.5 77.8 83.8 89.7 92.2 92.1 87.5 79.1 72.7 65.3 75.9
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1976 1977 1982 1981 1977 1975 1980 1990 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 42.1 44.6 57.9 67.0 75.0 79.9 85.1 83.2 76.8 67.7 59.3 46.4 69.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1965 1987 1967 1967 1967 1964 1963 1964 1976 1989 1966
Mean Temperature (F) 42.1 44.3 52.0 60.2 68.0 74.9 78.5 77.9 72.9 62.8 54.4 45.8 61.2
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 53.4 53.7 58.0 64.4 71.6 79.1 81.2 81.6 76.8 69.7 63.1 55.3 64.2
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1977 1965 1981 1986 1975 1980 1971 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 33.0 35.2 47.1 56.3 63.0 69.7 76.0 74.5 67.6 58.5 47.9 37.1 58.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1987 1967 1967 1962 1981 1967 1988 1976 1989 1983
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 31.8 33.5 40.3 47.8 56.4 64.1 68.3 67.9 62.5 51.8 43.0 35.2 50.2
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 44.3 41.8 46.3 51.5 60.2 68.7 71.3 71.1 66.9 62.5 53.4 45.3 53.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1981 1975 1973 1969 1975 1975 1971 1985 1971 1975
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 23.8 25.5 36.1 42.7 50.9 58.1 62.1 60.8 55.5 45.2 36.4 27.7 45.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1980 1981 1982 1967 1983 1983 1983 1983 1987 1976 1989 1983
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.95 3.64 4.08 3.43 4.41 4.67 6.39 5.82 4.39 3.31 3.00 3.21 50.30
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.12 7.54 7.91 6.47 14.20 9.00 16.29 13.19 12.67 11.60 6.04 6.21 65.17
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1974 1989 1969 1966 1963 1967 1981 1979 1971 1969 1973 1989
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.32 1.23 0.87 0.21 1.15 1.62 1.58 1.36 0.78 0.16 0.35 0.43 36.73
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1986 1967 1985 1986 1980 1987 1965 1978 1984 1965 1965 1986
Heating Degree Days (F) 710. 580. 408. 164. 28. 0. 0. 0. 9. 141. 326. 595. 2961.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 20. 121. 300. 419. 400. 246. 72. 8. 0. 1586.

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