BARREN RIVER RESERVOIR, KENTUCKY

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 43.8 49.3 59.3 69.4 77.9 85.9 89.8 88.6 82.3 71.5 59.2 48.4 68.8
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 53.2 57.6 65.3 74.7 86.2 91.8 94.8 94.8 90.0 78.7 66.2 56.3 94.8
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1995 1994 1987 1988 1993 1983 1998 2000 1999 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 29.2 35.3 53.0 62.0 72.8 80.1 84.3 84.3 75.4 64.4 51.0 36.9 29.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1983 1974 1979 1992 1974 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 34.0 38.1 47.4 56.5 65.6 74.1 78.2 76.7 70.1 58.7 48.1 38.5 57.2
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 43.2 45.9 53.7 62.3 72.6 77.1 82.3 82.7 76.0 65.1 54.7 46.4 82.7
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1990 1973 1981 1987 1994 1993 1995 1998 1971 1985 1984 1995
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 18.4 24.4 41.3 50.6 60.9 68.9 74.2 72.9 65.6 52.1 38.4 25.9 18.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1971 1974 1984 1976 1974 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.2 26.9 35.4 43.6 53.2 62.2 66.5 64.8 57.9 45.8 37.0 28.6 45.5
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 35.6 36.3 42.4 50.1 61.5 65.7 70.6 70.7 63.0 53.8 45.9 36.5 70.7
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1998 1973 1981 1991 1999 1999 1995 1971 1984 1985 1984 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 7.5 13.4 29.0 38.7 47.2 56.8 62.0 61.0 53.3 36.6 25.7 14.8 7.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1997 1971 1988 1984 1976 1976 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.88 3.86 4.74 4.10 5.39 4.63 4.62 3.98 3.78 3.20 4.33 4.85 51.36
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.81 10.81 13.04 8.54 13.53 10.30 8.70 15.39 12.07 7.22 9.38 13.04 15.39
Year Highest Occurred 1999 1989 1975 1983 1983 1981 1982 1982 1979 1984 1973 1990 1982
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.47 0.87 2.30 0.86 2.91 0.92 0.57 0.85 0.45 0.21 0.72 1.29 0.21
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1971 1976 1991 1988 1997 1996 1983 1987 1976 1995 1987
Heating Degree Days (F) 961. 753. 549. 272. 110. 6. 0. 1. 33. 239. 509. 823. 4256.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 1. 17. 127. 278. 409. 364. 185. 42. 2. 0. 1425.

Southeast Regional Climate Center, sercc@climate.ncsu.edu