GAINESVILLE LOCK, ALABAMA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 54.0 59.2 67.4 74.7 81.9 88.4 91.4 90.9 86.0 76.3 65.9 57.1 74.4
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 61.7 67.6 73.2 80.7 85.9 95.8 95.9 95.9 93.2 80.8 74.2 66.1 95.9
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1997 1981 1977 1977 1986 1980 1980 1998 1978 1984 1986
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 43.4 50.2 61.5 69.0 76.0 83.6 86.8 86.7 79.8 71.3 58.6 48.0 43.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1976 1997 1994 1973 1974 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 43.2 47.2 54.8 61.6 70.0 77.2 80.8 80.3 74.9 63.5 53.6 46.1 62.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 51.7 54.5 60.1 67.9 74.2 81.8 83.8 83.5 80.6 68.4 60.0 54.4 83.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1999 1987 1998 1980 1980 1980 1984 1978 1971 1980
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 32.4 37.6 48.9 57.0 64.2 73.1 76.9 76.6 70.6 58.4 45.2 37.2 32.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1974 1972 1973 1974 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 32.4 35.1 42.1 48.5 58.1 66.0 70.2 69.7 63.7 50.6 41.3 35.0 51.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 41.8 43.6 47.8 56.5 65.6 70.7 73.3 73.7 68.5 56.5 48.7 44.2 73.7
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1982 1999 1991 1998 1998 1995 1998 1985 1986 1971 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.4 25.0 35.9 43.5 51.6 61.7 65.5 65.8 59.3 42.7 31.7 26.4 21.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1986 1971 1974 1972 1976 1984 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.79 4.83 6.61 5.37 4.43 4.07 3.93 2.91 3.61 3.15 4.51 4.81 54.02
Highest Precipitation (in.) 10.80 11.00 17.26 18.41 12.17 9.56 8.34 8.11 11.85 8.83 10.24 11.36 18.41
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1983 1976 1979 1978 1983 1998 1992 1974 1985 1986 1982 1979
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.30 1.55 1.57 0.34 0.12 0.61 1.18 0.37 0.26 0.03 0.93 0.73 0.03
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 2000 1985 1976 2000 1988 1974 1990 1984 1987 1998 1980 1987
Heating Degree Days (F) 676. 500. 329. 142. 35. 0. 0. 0. 6. 118. 353. 589. 2748.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 12. 40. 190. 367. 490. 475. 302. 70. 12. 1. 1959.

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