TOWSON, MARYLAND

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 41.7 45.3 54.6 65.2 74.8 82.8 87.4 85.4 79.0 67.9 56.7 46.6 65.6
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 50.1 54.9 60.6 72.3 81.9 88.4 93.0 89.6 84.6 72.0 62.4 53.8 93.0
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 2000 1994 1991 1994 1999 1983 1998 1984 1987 1984 1999
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 31.6 34.2 45.8 58.6 69.9 77.3 83.3 82.2 73.4 60.8 50.3 33.7 31.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1984 1975 1973 1972 2000 1992 1975 1976 1996 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 33.3 35.9 43.9 54.2 63.8 72.5 77.3 75.7 69.1 57.4 47.1 38.0 55.7
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 41.5 43.9 49.7 62.3 70.9 77.1 81.5 80.9 73.6 63.1 52.0 43.8 81.5
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1976 1977 1994 1991 1994 1999 1995 1998 1984 1975 1971 1999
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 24.6 26.1 36.8 48.8 60.8 68.2 74.1 72.4 65.1 51.6 41.8 25.4 24.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1984 1975 1997 1972 2000 1992 1984 1987 1996 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.8 26.4 33.2 43.2 52.8 62.2 67.2 65.9 59.1 46.8 37.4 29.4 45.7
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 33.1 33.3 40.2 52.2 59.9 65.8 71.2 72.2 63.6 55.8 43.4 36.1 72.2
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1998 1973 1994 1991 1994 1994 1995 1994 1971 1975 1971 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 14.9 17.0 26.4 36.0 47.2 57.1 64.6 61.8 53.6 37.3 32.5 17.1 14.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1984 1987 1995 1995 1994 1980 1978 1986 1984 1987 1976 1989 1984
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.92 3.41 4.62 3.82 5.57 4.10 4.54 4.67 4.87 4.08 4.01 3.92 51.53
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.37 7.10 8.47 7.91 14.64 14.37 9.11 19.99 12.70 11.22 9.99 8.24 19.99
Year Highest Occurred 1979 1971 1993 1983 1989 1972 1988 1971 1999 1995 1972 1973 1971
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.60 1.07 1.08 0.25 1.04 0.22 1.02 0.78 0.94 0.69 0.63 0.79 0.22
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1974 1981 1985 1986 1988 1983 1980 1986 2000 1981 1980 1988
Heating Degree Days (F) 985. 815. 655. 330. 107. 6. 0. 0. 28. 261. 540. 837. 4564.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 7. 70. 231. 383. 331. 149. 23. 0. 0. 1194.

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