ATHENS 2, ALABAMA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 48.3 53.6 62.1 71.2 78.5 86.0 89.5 89.4 83.7 73.0 61.7 51.9 70.7
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 56.3 61.9 68.2 77.9 84.3 90.3 94.2 94.7 91.3 79.3 69.9 61.0 94.7
Year Highest Occurred 1989 1990 1997 1981 1987 1988 1993 1983 1998 1971 1978 1984 1983
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 34.2 41.2 55.7 64.6 72.7 81.7 85.8 84.6 76.5 65.2 53.3 41.8 34.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1997 1989 1992 1975 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 38.2 42.1 50.7 59.1 67.5 74.7 78.5 77.6 71.2 59.9 49.9 41.5 59.2
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 46.0 49.9 56.6 66.2 73.6 78.2 82.1 81.9 77.0 65.7 56.8 50.1 82.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1981 1987 1998 1993 1983 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 25.0 30.3 44.6 53.7 61.9 70.0 74.6 73.9 65.6 53.2 40.7 32.4 25.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1974 1975 1992 1974 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 28.1 30.5 39.2 47.0 56.4 63.3 67.4 65.8 58.7 46.8 38.0 31.1 47.7
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 36.4 37.8 45.9 54.5 62.8 66.9 70.5 70.3 65.2 55.2 46.9 40.1 70.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1981 1987 1998 1998 1995 1986 1984 1985 1971 1998
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 15.9 19.3 33.5 42.9 50.5 58.0 62.3 61.0 53.7 38.7 28.1 23.0 15.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1971 1979 1974 1976 1974 1974 1976 2000 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.33 4.80 6.46 4.95 5.07 5.01 4.93 3.11 4.04 3.69 5.14 5.77 58.30
Highest Precipitation (in.) 12.68 12.51 17.64 12.26 12.47 14.61 8.66 6.13 8.55 12.13 10.45 19.58 19.58
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1991 1973 1983 1983 1989 1994 1982 1977 1975 1977 1990 1990
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.17 0.83 1.77 0.98 1.27 0.50 2.16 0.28 0.70 0.02 1.59 0.86 0.02
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1986 1976 1977 1988 1997 1987 1982 1978 1987 1980 1978
Heating Degree Days (F) 830. 643. 449. 203. 60. 2. 0. 1. 26. 205. 457. 729. 3605.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 5. 26. 137. 292. 417. 391. 212. 47. 4. 0. 1531.

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