WILMINGTON WSO 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) 55.3 58.1 65.7 74.0 80.8 85.4 88.5 87.6 85.2 76.9 69.1 59.4 73.8
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 68.4 66.6 71.4 79.6 86.2 89.1 93.4 91.5 89.0 81.2 76.4 68.6 77.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1985 1985 1962 1981 1986 1980 1980 1984 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 45.0 47.7 60.1 68.8 76.0 81.9 84.6 84.6 81.2 70.5 61.0 49.0 72.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1962 1961 1972 1979 1975 1981 1963 1988 1976 1989 1969
Mean Temperature (F) 44.9 47.3 54.4 62.3 70.1 76.5 80.1 79.4 75.3 65.3 57.0 48.5 63.4
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 58.8 55.5 59.8 66.7 74.5 79.8 84.0 82.2 79.5 71.6 66.6 57.5 66.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1985 1962 1981 1986 1980 1980 1971 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 35.4 38.5 49.6 57.5 66.8 72.3 77.7 76.5 71.0 59.2 48.6 38.6 61.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1961 1972 1972 1963 1969 1963 1988 1976 1989 1981
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 34.4 36.4 43.1 50.5 59.3 67.5 71.7 71.0 65.3 53.7 44.8 37.5 52.9
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 49.1 44.4 48.2 53.8 63.2 70.9 74.6 73.2 70.0 62.8 56.8 46.9 55.7
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1985 1965 1989 1986 1988 1980 1971 1985 1971 1985
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 25.7 28.8 38.0 45.8 55.8 62.1 69.0 68.2 60.0 47.1 36.1 28.2 50.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1968 1969 1983 1981 1972 1963 1976 1981 1976 1976 1989 1981
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.87 3.70 3.88 2.87 4.43 5.98 8.13 6.94 5.04 2.69 3.11 3.63 54.27
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.08 8.74 8.09 8.21 8.68 12.87 15.12 14.06 18.94 9.81 7.87 7.06 66.65
Year Highest Occurred 1964 1983 1983 1961 1963 1962 1966 1981 1984 1964 1972 1989 1989
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.09 1.01 0.93 0.48 0.95 0.89 1.65 1.66 0.70 0.38 0.49 0.59 37.77
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1976 1967 1986 1987 1984 1961 1968 1986 1979 1973 1988 1968
Heating Degree Days (F) 631. 496. 338. 115. 10. 0. 0. 0. 0. 102. 259. 519. 2470.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 8. 0. 10. 34. 168. 345. 468. 446. 309. 111. 19. 8. 1926.

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