TUSCALOOSA FAA AIRPORT, ALABAMA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 55.2 61.1 69.6 76.7 83.4 89.7 92.5 92.0 87.5 77.9 67.1 58.4 75.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 63.3 68.9 75.6 81.3 87.8 94.1 98.2 98.1 92.7 82.3 73.0 66.6 98.2
Year Highest Occurred 1989 2000 1974 1994 2000 1977 2000 2000 1990 2000 1978 1984 2000
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 42.1 51.1 64.0 71.7 75.7 85.1 88.5 88.0 83.2 72.6 59.9 49.1 42.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1978 1978 1980 1983 1976 1983 1994 1992 1975 1988 1976 2000 1978
Mean Temperature (F) 45.2 49.8 57.6 64.0 71.9 78.7 82.1 81.4 76.3 65.1 55.3 48.0 64.6
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 53.6 56.9 63.7 69.4 76.5 83.0 85.2 85.1 80.4 71.0 62.0 56.5 85.2
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1999 2000 1998 2000 1999 1998 1984 1985 1971 2000
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 34.3 39.8 51.7 59.2 65.2 74.6 78.8 78.0 72.4 58.9 48.1 39.6 34.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1978 1978 1971 1983 1976 1974 1972 1976 1975 1987 1976 2000 1978
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 35.2 38.4 45.5 51.2 60.4 67.6 71.6 70.7 65.0 52.2 43.5 37.5 53.2
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 45.5 46.3 51.7 57.9 67.5 71.9 74.0 75.0 70.0 60.4 52.1 47.3 75.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1999 1991 1998 1998 1995 1998 1984 1986 1971 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 25.3 28.6 39.4 46.7 54.8 62.7 67.7 66.5 59.2 41.6 36.3 29.8 25.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1974 1972 1976 1981 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.72 5.07 6.37 5.10 4.55 4.20 5.71 3.70 3.54 3.47 4.84 4.97 57.24
Highest Precipitation (in.) 10.18 12.70 19.99 14.41 11.13 11.98 12.27 7.56 8.84 9.11 10.04 11.05 19.99
Year Highest Occurred 1979 1983 1976 1979 1976 1989 1997 1976 1977 1995 2000 1983 1976
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.22 1.73 1.12 0.30 0.44 1.22 0.86 0.76 0.64 0.12 0.84 0.69 0.12
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1986 1987 2000 1988 1993 2000 1984 1987 1985 1980 1987
Heating Degree Days (F) 623. 430. 258. 93. 20. 0. 0. 0. 3. 102. 305. 537. 2371.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 2. 27. 62. 235. 410. 528. 507. 340. 105. 14. 9. 2239.

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