ATHENS WSO AIRPORT, GEORGIA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 51.4 56.5 64.7 73.0 80.5 87.2 90.2 88.2 82.5 72.9 63.2 54.2 72.0
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 59.1 64.8 71.6 79.1 86.8 92.4 98.1 94.8 87.0 79.5 69.0 64.1 98.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1997 1981 1982 1981 1993 1983 1993 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 38.3 47.3 57.7 67.8 76.0 80.7 85.2 85.1 77.8 67.2 56.2 46.1 38.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1973 1976 1997 1971 1974 1979 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 42.2 46.0 53.5 60.9 69.1 76.3 79.8 78.4 72.6 61.8 52.7 44.8 61.5
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 51.5 52.3 59.5 66.1 73.6 81.0 85.3 82.3 75.4 68.4 61.1 52.6 85.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1981 1982 1981 1993 1983 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 30.0 37.8 47.2 57.2 64.8 71.8 75.8 75.8 69.3 56.7 45.8 36.9 30.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1973 1974 1984 1976 1976 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 32.9 35.4 42.3 48.7 57.6 65.3 69.3 68.5 62.7 50.7 42.2 35.3 50.9
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 43.9 42.0 47.5 54.2 62.8 69.7 72.4 71.8 65.5 57.5 53.1 42.7 72.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1991 1991 1981 1993 1995 1980 1985 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.7 28.3 36.7 44.7 53.0 60.2 65.9 65.4 59.0 42.7 35.4 27.7 21.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1997 1973 1972 1984 1976 1976 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.69 4.39 4.99 3.35 3.86 3.94 4.41 3.78 3.53 3.47 3.71 3.71 47.83
Highest Precipitation (in.) 6.92 7.72 10.12 10.92 9.73 13.25 10.20 7.37 10.30 7.75 8.25 8.42 13.25
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1998 1975 1998 1974 1994 1984 1994 1989 1997 1992 1972 1994
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.64 0.75 1.15 0.74 0.41 0.91 1.54 0.98 0.62 0.12 1.38 0.81 0.12
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1985 1976 1988 1988 1993 1987 1985 1991 1990 1988 1991
Heating Degree Days (F) 691. 522. 350. 153. 28. 1. 0. 0. 10. 136. 360. 610. 2861.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 1. 8. 46. 164. 351. 471. 430. 254. 53. 7. 0. 1785.

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