PLAINS SW GA EXP STN, GEORGIA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 57.2 61.6 69.0 76.3 83.5 89.1 91.2 90.3 86.0 77.7 68.7 60.3 75.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 68.3 68.9 73.8 81.9 89.6 94.3 96.6 96.4 90.8 84.3 74.9 69.2 96.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 2000 1999 2000 1977 1986 1999 1980 1984 1978 1984 1986
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 46.8 52.0 63.3 71.5 78.3 83.8 86.3 86.0 81.6 71.7 59.9 52.6 46.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1973 1976 1997 1975 1981 1996 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 45.3 49.0 56.4 63.1 71.1 77.3 79.9 78.8 74.1 64.0 55.6 48.0 63.6
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 58.9 55.4 61.9 67.7 75.0 81.6 83.0 82.6 78.2 70.0 63.5 56.0 83.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1999 1998 1998 1986 1999 1980 1984 1985 1971 1986
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 34.9 40.1 51.0 58.9 67.3 74.0 76.9 75.5 71.6 58.2 47.1 40.2 34.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1993 1976 1997 1975 1981 2000 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 33.4 36.3 43.8 49.8 58.7 65.5 68.5 67.2 62.1 50.2 42.4 35.7 51.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 49.4 43.2 50.7 56.0 63.9 69.1 71.2 69.9 65.6 58.7 53.1 46.1 71.2
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1991 1991 1998 1996 1995 1980 1985 1985 1971 1996
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 23.1 28.1 38.5 44.5 55.4 62.1 65.7 64.1 58.0 42.0 34.2 26.8 23.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 2000 1971 1974 1972 1976 1981 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.54 4.70 5.23 3.49 3.40 4.52 5.58 3.72 3.16 2.36 3.78 3.88 49.36
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.69 8.88 9.75 11.89 8.40 9.80 24.79 8.34 11.79 7.90 9.02 7.76 24.79
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1981 1980 1998 1976 1989 1994 1995 1998 1976 1992 1972 1994
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.45 1.09 0.61 0.38 0.34 1.56 1.83 0.95 0.20 0.04 0.82 0.74 0.04
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 2000 1997 1987 2000 1986 1980 1993 1978 1979 1991 1980 1979
Heating Degree Days (F) 621. 450. 283. 111. 16. 0. 0. 0. 3. 112. 303. 535. 2434.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 16. 52. 205. 369. 460. 425. 275. 80. 19. 7. 1908.

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