COLUMBIA UNIV OF SC, SOUTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 56.0 60.6 69.6 78.1 84.6 90.1 92.5 91.1 86.1 76.9 68.0 59.4 76.1
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 69.8 71.8 75.0 83.1 90.5 97.2 100.9 99.0 92.0 83.4 74.4 67.8 80.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1981 1962 1986 1986 1983 1980 1984 1973 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 45.5 52.5 62.5 71.6 79.2 85.4 86.7 87.0 79.7 70.6 61.9 49.9 73.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1962 1961 1972 1965 1964 1971 1967 1964 1976 1963 1966
Mean Temperature (F) 45.6 49.2 57.6 65.3 72.6 78.8 81.7 80.7 75.6 65.2 56.7 49.0 64.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 59.9 58.0 63.1 69.3 77.8 84.3 88.0 85.7 79.9 71.4 65.0 57.9 68.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1981 1962 1986 1986 1983 1980 1984 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 37.0 41.7 51.8 59.1 68.5 75.2 78.2 77.8 69.2 60.1 50.5 40.9 63.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1962 1961 1961 1967 1964 1981 1967 1964 1976 1963 1966
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 35.2 37.8 45.5 52.4 60.6 67.4 70.9 70.3 65.0 53.5 45.4 38.5 53.5
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 49.9 46.1 51.1 55.4 65.1 71.3 75.0 73.3 68.1 61.4 56.1 48.6 56.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1981 1962 1986 1986 1987 1970 1985 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 28.5 30.9 40.2 46.5 57.2 63.5 68.2 67.4 58.7 46.5 39.0 31.7 51.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1961 1961 1972 1961 1961 1967 1987 1976 1989 1961
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.23 3.98 4.62 3.18 3.47 5.01 5.66 4.87 3.59 2.91 2.97 3.41 47.90
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.32 8.58 10.01 7.31 7.42 9.49 10.14 10.39 8.77 11.88 7.45 9.82 66.03
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1961 1980 1982 1975 1973 1989 1986 1980 1990 1985 1981 1964
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.74 0.64 0.70 0.25 0.68 0.86 1.72 0.82 0.18 0.02 0.34 0.43 34.89
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1976 1985 1986 1983 1990 1980 1983 1985 1974 1973 1988 1978
Heating Degree Days (F) 611. 448. 249. 70. 7. 0. 0. 0. 0. 91. 264. 502. 2242.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 10. 6. 20. 79. 243. 414. 518. 487. 318. 98. 15. 6. 2214.

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