TUSCALOOSA OLIVER DAM, ALABAMA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 53.2 58.5 66.4 74.2 81.5 87.7 90.8 90.4 85.8 75.7 65.4 56.5 73.8
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 61.9 67.8 72.8 79.2 86.0 92.3 95.0 96.8 92.5 80.7 71.8 64.7 96.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 2000 1997 1999 1996 1998 2000 2000 1998 2000 1978 1984 2000
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 41.9 48.5 60.4 68.4 74.9 83.4 87.3 85.3 79.5 70.7 57.6 47.4 41.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1983 1994 1992 1974 1988 1976 2000 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 42.9 47.0 54.6 61.6 70.0 77.0 80.4 79.7 74.3 63.2 53.5 45.7 62.5
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 53.2 53.5 60.1 67.1 74.2 81.3 84.0 83.3 79.7 68.9 60.5 54.5 84.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1999 1987 1998 1980 2000 1998 1984 1985 1971 1980
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 32.1 37.3 47.9 56.7 64.0 72.7 77.8 75.8 69.3 58.1 45.3 37.3 32.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1974 1972 1976 1974 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 32.5 35.5 42.7 48.9 58.4 66.3 70.0 68.9 62.8 50.7 41.6 34.9 51.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 44.5 42.8 48.5 55.5 64.4 70.2 73.1 72.9 66.9 58.3 50.7 45.6 73.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1991 1991 1998 1980 1995 1998 1984 1985 1971 1980
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 22.2 26.1 35.4 44.9 53.2 61.8 65.8 63.2 58.1 42.5 33.0 27.1 22.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1974 1976 1976 1981 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.80 4.87 6.49 4.96 4.54 4.03 4.75 3.37 3.32 3.67 4.44 4.75 54.99
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.18 11.42 20.02 16.93 12.57 9.85 8.55 6.09 9.20 8.30 8.59 10.35 20.02
Year Highest Occurred 1999 1983 1976 1979 1976 1997 1973 1975 1977 1985 2000 1982 1976
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.23 1.46 1.60 0.38 0.09 0.58 1.07 0.57 0.74 0.43 1.12 1.11 0.09
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1985 1986 2000 1988 1993 1999 1990 1987 1981 1980 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 686. 504. 336. 139. 30. 0. 0. 0. 8. 130. 354. 600. 2787.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 12. 35. 184. 359. 478. 454. 286. 74. 10. 1. 1893.

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