NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM, DELAWARE

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 41.5 45.2 54.6 65.7 75.9 83.7 87.6 85.5 78.7 67.7 56.6 46.0 65.7
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 50.5 55.6 60.6 72.3 83.2 88.8 93.8 89.5 84.4 72.3 62.6 54.6 93.8
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1977 1994 1991 1994 1999 1995 1980 1990 1975 1984 1999
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 31.0 31.9 46.8 59.2 71.0 78.8 83.7 82.1 74.3 61.9 50.4 34.0 31.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1979 1984 1975 1973 1972 2000 1986 1975 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 32.5 35.2 43.4 53.1 63.3 71.8 76.4 74.5 67.7 56.1 46.3 37.1 54.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 41.0 42.7 49.0 58.2 69.5 76.5 81.1 78.0 71.9 61.5 50.9 44.0 81.1
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1990 2000 1994 1991 1994 1999 1980 1980 1971 1975 1984 1999
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 21.9 23.5 37.2 47.9 59.7 67.9 73.1 71.3 64.3 50.8 40.0 25.2 21.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1979 1984 1975 1973 1972 1976 1982 1984 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 23.5 25.2 32.1 40.5 50.7 59.8 65.1 63.5 56.6 44.4 36.0 28.1 43.8
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 32.4 32.0 38.0 44.2 55.8 64.1 68.3 67.0 60.0 52.1 42.3 33.3 68.3
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1998 2000 1994 1991 1994 1999 1988 1998 1971 1985 1984 1999
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 12.9 15.1 27.6 35.1 46.7 55.5 61.8 59.3 52.0 38.7 29.7 16.3 12.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1979 1984 1971 1971 1980 1976 1982 1984 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.47 2.73 4.04 3.53 4.41 4.06 4.49 4.01 4.28 3.38 3.39 3.56 45.35
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.86 6.32 8.38 8.91 8.63 7.83 13.58 9.90 12.01 8.50 7.54 8.89 13.58
Year Highest Occurred 1979 1971 2000 1983 1990 1972 1989 1971 1999 1976 1972 1983 1989
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.56 0.77 1.26 0.68 0.98 1.10 0.55 0.69 1.38 0.50 0.24 0.38 0.24
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1980 1981 1985 1986 1988 1999 1983 1977 2000 1976 1989 1976
Heating Degree Days (F) 1008. 834. 670. 359. 111. 10. 0. 0. 33. 294. 560. 867. 4746.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 2. 59. 213. 351. 294. 112. 16. 0. 0. 1047.

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