KINSTON 5 SE, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 51.7 54.9 63.8 73.0 80.0 86.0 89.0 88.3 83.3 74.2 65.8 55.8 72.2
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 63.6 65.8 69.2 79.0 85.5 90.6 92.6 93.6 86.9 79.6 73.3 63.8 75.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1963 1985 1965 1985 1986 1983 1980 1984 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 41.6 43.5 57.8 67.5 74.8 81.5 86.3 85.4 79.0 68.8 58.6 43.6 70.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1962 1961 1972 1967 1964 1981 1967 1976 1976 1989 1969
Mean Temperature (F) 40.6 43.2 51.5 59.8 67.6 74.4 78.1 77.2 71.6 61.1 52.9 44.0 60.2
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 52.7 52.3 56.6 63.6 73.6 78.5 80.1 80.1 76.1 66.8 61.4 52.6 63.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1963 1977 1965 1981 1977 1965 1961 1971 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 31.5 33.7 45.9 55.9 64.3 70.4 76.0 73.2 67.6 55.0 45.7 33.7 58.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1976 1979 1975 1976 1967 1976 1976 1989 1976
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 29.5 31.5 39.2 46.5 55.1 62.8 67.0 66.2 59.9 47.9 39.9 32.1 48.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 41.8 40.0 45.1 50.8 61.7 67.1 69.8 69.7 65.5 58.1 49.4 41.4 51.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1961 1964 1965 1981 1961 1961 1961 1971 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.4 22.3 32.8 42.6 51.4 57.3 64.0 60.8 54.3 40.3 32.8 23.7 45.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1968 1969 1971 1976 1988 1976 1976 1981 1987 1976 1989 1976
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.24 3.75 3.97 3.49 4.55 5.12 6.09 5.97 4.68 3.05 2.79 3.50 51.20
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.24 6.62 7.96 7.34 8.19 16.85 14.07 10.48 10.79 10.66 6.18 7.40 67.10
Year Highest Occurred 1987 1984 1980 1973 1981 1961 1965 1966 1975 1971 1962 1983 1971
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.69 0.98 0.62 0.64 0.68 1.13 1.85 1.11 0.56 0.32 0.54 0.64 38.75
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1968 1967 1985 1962 1985 1977 1983 1990 1961 1981 1988 1970
Heating Degree Days (F) 756. 610. 419. 171. 36. 0. 0. 0. 9. 174. 370. 651. 3196.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 15. 117. 282. 406. 378. 207. 53. 7. 0. 1465.

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