HICKORY FAA AIRPORT, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 47.6 51.3 60.7 69.9 77.2 83.7 86.6 85.5 79.6 70.2 60.5 50.8 68.6
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 55.9 61.4 65.4 76.6 85.2 89.9 93.0 90.2 84.1 76.1 67.0 61.6 72.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1967 1981 1962 1981 1986 1983 1970 1984 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 36.0 43.3 53.8 62.9 72.5 78.2 82.8 82.0 74.8 63.4 53.3 43.1 66.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1972 1974 1967 1964 1974 1976 1976 1963 1969
Mean Temperature (F) 37.7 40.8 49.5 58.2 66.1 73.4 76.8 75.8 69.6 58.9 49.8 41.1 58.1
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 46.8 48.1 54.2 63.9 72.4 79.5 80.9 79.5 73.3 67.0 58.9 50.7 60.9
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1973 1981 1962 1981 1986 1983 1978 1984 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 26.8 33.8 43.6 52.9 62.2 68.3 73.8 72.8 64.5 53.1 42.2 33.7 56.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1961 1972 1974 1967 1976 1967 1988 1976 1963 1976
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 27.8 30.2 38.3 46.4 55.0 63.0 67.0 66.0 59.6 47.6 39.1 31.4 47.6
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 37.6 36.5 45.1 51.2 59.6 69.1 70.2 68.7 64.1 57.8 50.7 39.7 50.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1981 1965 1981 1982 1983 1978 1984 1985 1984 1985
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 17.5 22.6 32.7 42.3 51.5 57.0 63.8 62.0 53.3 39.9 31.0 24.3 45.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1963 1969 1961 1971 1972 1961 1976 1967 1987 1976 1963 1976
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.59 4.22 4.78 3.45 4.49 4.73 4.58 4.12 4.16 3.80 3.55 3.91 49.38
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.43 7.61 11.81 7.96 8.72 8.46 10.27 10.39 10.92 11.57 7.50 8.96 64.04
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1987 1975 1984 1975 1967 1989 1970 1979 1990 1985 1961 1989
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.45 0.44 1.32 0.11 1.16 0.61 0.07 0.46 0.03 0.00 0.86 0.21 37.17
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1985 1976 1987 1986 1983 1963 1985 1963 1981 1965 1963
Heating Degree Days (F) 846. 678. 481. 218. 68. 6. 0. 0. 16. 218. 456. 741. 3728.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 14. 102. 258. 366. 335. 154. 29. 0. 0. 1258.

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