OWENSBORO 3 W, KENTUCKY

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 42.6 49.1 59.5 70.3 79.1 87.4 90.7 89.5 83.4 72.7 58.5 47.1 69.2
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 52.9 58.1 67.2 76.5 87.1 93.0 95.0 96.0 89.4 78.9 66.1 56.3 96.0
Year Highest Occurred 1989 1976 1976 1977 1987 1988 1986 1983 1987 1971 1987 1984 1983
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 29.3 33.8 51.2 62.6 71.9 81.9 86.3 84.8 77.2 67.4 50.1 34.5 29.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1990 1997 2000 1992 1974 1988 1996 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 33.5 38.8 48.2 57.9 67.0 75.6 79.2 77.5 70.9 59.5 47.9 37.9 57.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 42.1 46.6 55.3 63.3 73.3 79.1 82.5 84.9 75.0 66.2 54.6 46.8 84.9
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1973 1981 1987 1994 1986 1995 1973 1971 1994 1971 1995
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 18.1 24.4 40.4 52.0 61.2 71.0 73.8 72.9 66.0 54.3 40.4 25.1 18.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1990 1990 1990 1992 1974 1990 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.4 28.5 36.8 45.4 54.8 63.8 67.7 65.4 58.3 46.2 37.3 28.6 46.4
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 34.9 37.4 44.3 50.3 62.4 68.6 71.6 74.6 63.7 55.2 44.9 38.1 74.6
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1998 1973 1981 1991 1994 1993 1995 1972 1984 1994 1971 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 6.9 15.1 29.6 39.9 49.6 57.1 61.3 61.0 53.5 39.6 28.3 15.7 6.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1997 1997 1990 1990 1992 1981 1990 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.47 3.85 4.26 4.66 4.78 3.62 3.82 3.54 3.51 3.01 4.10 3.91 46.53
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.68 10.98 10.15 12.12 11.91 8.43 8.39 10.60 7.76 6.59 9.55 7.33 12.12
Year Highest Occurred 1982 1989 1975 1983 1995 1985 1992 1974 1996 1993 1973 1982 1983
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.63 0.94 1.87 1.01 1.87 0.95 1.43 0.35 0.35 0.25 0.71 1.01 0.25
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1971 1976 1988 1972 1983 1998 1998 1992 1999 1980 1992
Heating Degree Days (F) 976. 733. 525. 238. 84. 4. 0. 4. 26. 212. 515. 842. 4159.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 3. 23. 144. 321. 440. 390. 202. 40. 2. 0. 1565.

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