SANDHILL EXPERIMENT STN, SOUTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 52.7 56.8 65.4 74.2 81.0 86.8 89.9 88.4 83.5 74.4 65.8 56.6 73.0
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 64.8 66.9 70.6 79.5 86.9 93.0 97.7 93.9 88.6 81.3 71.2 66.3 76.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1977 1962 1986 1986 1983 1980 1984 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 44.5 48.3 58.9 68.0 76.6 81.7 84.9 84.3 78.6 69.3 60.2 47.7 71.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1962 1961 1972 1965 1964 1981 1967 1964 1976 1989 1969
Mean Temperature (F) 42.1 45.3 53.7 62.2 69.7 76.1 79.6 78.4 73.1 62.7 54.3 45.6 61.9
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 54.9 53.7 59.3 67.0 75.0 81.4 84.7 82.2 77.8 69.6 61.6 54.0 64.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1981 1962 1981 1986 1983 1980 1984 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 33.4 38.1 48.1 57.2 66.3 72.7 76.6 75.7 67.5 56.8 48.5 37.6 60.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1972 1967 1964 1981 1967 1987 1976 1989 1966
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 31.5 33.8 41.9 50.2 58.4 65.5 69.4 68.4 62.6 50.9 42.6 34.6 50.8
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 45.0 40.9 47.9 54.5 63.0 70.0 72.0 70.4 67.0 57.9 52.0 44.5 53.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1981 1962 1981 1969 1983 1980 1984 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 22.2 27.8 36.6 45.9 55.4 61.5 67.5 66.5 56.4 42.1 36.7 27.4 49.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1983 1967 1972 1967 1976 1967 1987 1976 1989 1988
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.44 3.72 4.68 3.18 3.69 4.92 5.43 4.69 3.39 3.11 3.03 3.47 47.75
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.76 7.78 10.84 6.64 8.38 15.25 10.84 13.93 8.89 13.62 7.59 7.83 70.83
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1961 1980 1982 1984 1965 1984 1986 1987 1964 1985 1983 1964
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.84 0.60 0.07 0.21 0.67 1.48 1.19 0.67 0.28 0.02 0.56 0.62 38.48
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1986 1985 1976 1983 1986 1980 1963 1984 1974 1973 1965 1974
Heating Degree Days (F) 710. 552. 356. 123. 18. 0. 0. 0. 0. 134. 327. 601. 2821.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 6. 39. 164. 333. 453. 415. 247. 63. 6. 0. 1726.

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