HATTERAS, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 53.2 54.4 60.7 68.2 75.4 81.7 85.6 85.7 82.1 73.5 65.6 57.6 70.3
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 63.3 62.9 66.2 72.8 78.9 84.8 88.5 88.0 84.3 79.1 73.8 63.9 74.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1985 1985 1981 1987 1975 1990 1985 1985 1990 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 44.3 43.0 54.4 64.1 71.2 78.7 83.1 82.9 76.2 69.5 58.3 48.3 68.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1962 1961 1967 1967 1965 1964 1967 1964 1976 1989 1966
Mean Temperature (F) 45.5 46.7 52.8 60.4 68.1 75.1 79.2 79.3 75.4 66.5 58.1 50.0 63.1
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 56.8 54.6 58.5 64.9 71.6 77.8 81.5 81.6 78.1 72.7 67.4 56.4 66.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1985 1985 1989 1987 1968 1977 1985 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 36.2 36.3 47.1 56.4 64.1 72.2 77.1 76.5 70.3 61.3 50.7 41.1 60.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1962 1975 1963 1966 1965 1981 1967 1981 1976 1989 1963
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 37.7 38.9 44.9 52.6 60.8 68.4 72.8 72.8 68.6 59.4 50.6 42.3 55.8
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 50.2 46.3 50.7 56.9 64.5 72.2 74.5 76.2 72.1 66.7 60.9 49.4 58.7
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1985 1982 1973 1987 1968 1977 1971 1985 1971 1973
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 28.1 29.6 39.5 47.9 56.0 65.3 70.3 68.8 63.3 53.0 43.1 33.8 53.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1975 1963 1980 1978 1981 1981 1981 1976 1989 1981
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.21 4.01 4.30 3.34 3.85 4.30 5.04 5.60 5.00 4.43 4.69 4.33 54.10
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.59 8.52 10.89 7.17 11.02 12.58 11.97 13.27 15.64 10.38 14.33 9.51 78.83
Year Highest Occurred 1987 1983 1983 1989 1972 1974 1965 1976 1989 1971 1962 1981 1989
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.62 1.48 0.76 0.27 0.55 0.85 1.04 0.54 0.26 0.53 1.15 0.83 38.99
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1976 1964 1976 1987 1967 1974 1975 1978 1984 1965 1988 1984
Heating Degree Days (F) 611. 512. 384. 153. 23. 0. 0. 0. 0. 75. 230. 472. 2460.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 7. 0. 5. 15. 120. 303. 440. 443. 312. 121. 23. 7. 1796.

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