SANFORD EXPERIMENT STN, FLORIDA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 70.4 72.0 76.9 81.3 87.0 90.4 91.9 91.5 89.1 83.4 77.5 71.7 81.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 80.9 78.1 83.1 87.2 92.0 97.5 94.2 94.5 90.9 86.8 82.4 78.5 97.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1975 1997 1999 1998 1998 1981 1999 1993 1985 1986 1971 1998
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 62.1 62.4 71.1 77.1 82.5 87.2 89.0 89.9 86.2 78.2 72.9 64.6 62.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1988 1988 1988 1994 1985 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 58.7 60.3 65.2 69.4 75.2 79.9 81.5 81.4 79.6 73.6 67.1 60.8 71.1
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 68.3 66.8 72.2 73.4 79.5 85.1 84.2 83.5 82.0 77.4 72.7 67.6 85.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1999 1995 1998 1998 1999 2000 1985 1986 1971 1998
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 49.6 51.8 60.6 65.0 71.1 76.7 79.5 80.0 77.3 69.1 62.1 53.5 49.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1996 1987 1988 1984 1974 1976 1981 1987 1976 1989 1981
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 47.0 48.5 53.5 57.4 63.4 69.3 71.0 71.3 70.1 63.7 56.6 49.9 60.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 55.7 56.4 61.2 63.4 68.6 72.7 74.4 73.9 73.6 69.0 63.0 56.7 74.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1991 1991 1998 1998 2000 2000 1995 1986 1971 1998
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 35.0 41.2 47.8 52.7 59.5 65.2 68.9 69.6 66.9 58.5 51.2 42.3 35.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1999 1986 1977 1984 1974 1979 1981 1977 1976 1989 1981
Mean Precipitation (in.) 2.88 2.96 3.80 2.55 3.53 6.41 7.02 7.23 5.88 3.56 2.96 2.53 51.31
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.35 10.26 11.19 10.27 8.54 17.93 16.60 16.86 13.54 8.37 12.00 9.08 17.93
Year Highest Occurred 1986 1998 1996 1982 1976 1974 1991 1972 1979 1999 1992 1997 1974
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.18 0.31 0.59 0.03 0.20 1.18 1.83 1.95 1.46 0.62 0.07 0.10 0.03
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1989 2000 1981 2000 1987 1989 1993 1981 1984 1973 1984 1981
Heating Degree Days (F) 265. 176. 95. 19. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 6. 55. 182. 799.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 62. 43. 101. 150. 317. 445. 511. 509. 438. 271. 117. 53. 3017.

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