COLUMBIA, MISSISSIPPI

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 58.8 63.2 70.6 76.8 84.0 90.0 91.9 91.8 87.2 78.8 68.9 61.2 76.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 65.8 70.4 76.3 82.8 87.7 96.0 95.6 96.4 92.0 83.8 76.0 70.3 96.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1974 1981 2000 1977 2000 1990 1980 1984 1973 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 48.8 55.0 64.8 71.4 79.4 85.6 88.5 87.6 83.9 73.3 61.4 52.2 48.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1978 1978 1983 1983 1976 1983 1989 1992 1974 1976 1972 1989 1978
Mean Temperature (F) 47.8 51.5 58.8 65.0 73.0 79.2 81.6 81.2 76.3 66.0 56.9 50.0 65.6
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 56.9 57.6 64.1 71.1 76.7 83.2 83.9 84.6 80.2 72.3 64.3 58.8 84.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1981 2000 1998 1980 1999 1980 1984 1985 1984 1999
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 38.7 42.6 53.3 60.4 69.0 76.6 78.6 77.7 72.3 60.0 49.0 40.8 38.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1983 1983 1976 1976 1972 1992 1975 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 36.7 39.7 47.0 53.1 62.0 68.4 71.3 70.6 65.3 53.1 44.9 38.7 54.2
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 47.9 47.8 52.6 59.4 67.2 72.1 74.1 73.8 70.7 61.5 54.4 49.6 74.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1985 1981 1991 1998 1998 1987 1998 1985 1985 1971 1998
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 28.5 30.1 41.4 48.0 56.8 65.2 68.4 67.7 59.7 43.4 36.5 29.4 28.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1978 1987 1988 1976 1972 1992 1975 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 7.12 5.41 6.51 5.93 5.58 4.93 5.55 4.56 4.13 3.47 4.93 5.81 63.93
Highest Precipitation (in.) 12.81 10.84 17.45 21.79 13.11 12.71 11.92 17.98 8.58 10.17 9.68 14.14 21.79
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1987 1980 1983 1991 1997 1993 1987 1974 1985 1992 1971 1983
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.07 1.51 2.53 0.86 0.87 0.83 1.52 0.51 0.94 0.00 1.15 2.16 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 2000 1978 1999 1977 1979 2000 1990 1984 1978 1985 1984 1978
Heating Degree Days (F) 547. 382. 221. 80. 6. 0. 0. 0. 1. 82. 271. 476. 2066.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 2. 30. 79. 253. 426. 515. 502. 339. 111. 28. 11. 2296.

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