PONTOTOC EXP STN, MISSISSIPPI

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 49.8 55.0 63.9 72.3 80.1 87.0 90.6 90.2 84.5 74.5 62.9 53.2 72.0
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 57.0 63.4 69.8 78.8 85.3 91.6 95.7 95.0 89.5 79.2 69.0 62.0 95.7
Year Highest Occurred 1989 1976 1997 1981 1987 1988 1980 1980 1990 1971 1990 1984 1980
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 38.4 44.5 58.1 65.7 74.0 82.0 86.8 85.4 77.1 68.3 55.7 43.7 38.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1980 1983 1976 1974 1994 1992 1974 1976 1976 1983 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 40.3 44.6 52.9 60.9 69.6 76.9 80.7 79.7 73.7 62.7 52.6 43.8 61.5
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 47.3 51.2 58.4 67.4 74.0 80.1 85.0 83.5 78.5 68.6 58.8 53.4 85.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1981 1987 1981 1980 1980 1980 1971 1985 1984 1980
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 29.1 33.9 47.1 55.9 64.0 72.4 78.4 76.1 68.5 57.5 44.0 33.8 29.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1980 1983 1976 1974 1994 1992 1974 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 30.8 34.1 41.9 49.4 59.0 66.8 70.7 69.1 62.8 50.8 42.3 34.3 51.0
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 39.3 40.4 47.6 56.0 65.3 71.2 74.3 73.5 68.2 59.8 50.3 44.9 74.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1981 1991 1981 1980 1995 1977 1984 1985 1984 1980
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 19.8 23.3 36.1 45.6 53.9 62.8 67.3 65.8 59.0 42.6 32.4 23.2 19.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1980 1997 1971 1974 1976 1976 1979 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.33 4.80 6.19 5.60 5.34 4.99 4.54 3.21 4.08 3.37 4.86 6.15 58.46
Highest Precipitation (in.) 14.67 10.00 16.12 15.73 17.37 10.81 9.91 8.64 8.91 10.71 10.85 18.01 18.01
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1991 1980 1991 1991 1997 1998 1995 1980 1984 1986 1982 1982
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.54 1.27 2.10 1.11 1.30 0.16 0.93 0.33 0.16 0.25 2.07 0.93 0.16
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1982 1986 1992 1988 1986 1990 1999 1978 1999 1980 1988
Heating Degree Days (F) 767. 572. 384. 163. 36. 0. 0. 0. 11. 139. 382. 660. 3114.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 8. 39. 176. 357. 485. 455. 270. 67. 10. 1. 1868.

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