GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 50.4 54.7 63.5 72.4 79.7 85.7 88.9 87.8 82.1 73.0 63.1 53.7 71.3
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 60.4 65.1 68.3 77.3 87.7 90.2 94.2 93.1 87.2 78.9 68.8 63.5 74.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1974 1967 1962 1986 1986 1980 1970 1984 1964 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 40.6 47.5 58.3 67.2 75.8 81.6 85.0 83.4 77.7 66.6 57.4 46.2 69.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1961 1979 1975 1986 1967 1976 1976 1963 1973
Mean Temperature (F) 39.8 43.0 51.3 59.7 67.5 74.6 78.2 77.3 71.2 60.6 51.2 42.9 59.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 51.0 52.8 56.1 63.8 74.2 79.0 82.4 80.7 75.3 67.4 58.4 50.8 63.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1981 1962 1986 1986 1987 1970 1984 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 30.9 35.8 45.5 54.6 63.3 71.0 75.1 74.0 65.0 54.5 44.5 35.4 58.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1989 1972 1967 1967 1967 1987 1976 1963 1969
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 29.1 31.2 39.0 46.9 55.3 63.4 67.5 66.7 60.2 48.1 39.2 32.0 48.2
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 41.6 41.9 44.7 50.7 61.2 67.7 70.6 70.2 64.6 55.9 48.6 38.9 52.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1981 1965 1986 1977 1987 1980 1984 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.2 22.3 31.6 42.0 49.7 58.0 64.5 63.2 52.2 40.0 31.6 24.6 45.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1968 1969 1983 1989 1972 1967 1967 1967 1987 1976 1963 1968
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.10 3.89 4.70 2.94 4.06 4.15 4.06 4.20 3.86 3.52 3.23 3.92 46.63
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.99 6.49 9.22 5.88 12.65 9.64 9.91 11.47 9.42 11.34 7.74 8.98 61.97
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1984 1978 1979 1975 1961 1964 1970 1989 1990 1985 1983 1975
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.76 0.27 1.05 0.35 0.31 0.20 0.37 0.94 0.20 0.00 0.69 0.39 32.60
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1968 1985 1976 1987 1986 1983 1987 1985 1963 1981 1965 1986
Heating Degree Days (F) 781. 616. 425. 176. 51. 0. 0. 0. 11. 179. 414. 685. 3338.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 17. 129. 288. 409. 381. 197. 43. 0. 0. 1464.

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